The Mighty Fistful Video (DVD)

Russian's true musical identity did not come into its own until the 19th century when they combined their folk music with outside influences. The history of Russian music and Russian folk clothing are seen in this DVD. Providing hours of pleasure and education it is perfect for any library interested in Russia in general or musical history.
Item Code: FI-727

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Beginning in the 19th century composers and pieces of their works gave birth to Russia's own identity in the music world. These composers and music included: Alyabyev's "The Nightingale"; Fomin's overture to "The Coachmen at the Staging Post"; Glinka's "Rusian and Ludmila Overture"; Mussorgsky's opera "Boris Godunov: Coronation Scene"; Bortnyansky's choral "Cherubim"; Borodin's combination of western music and unique flavor of Russia in his "Quartet No. 2 in D Major"; the very prolific ( 15 operas ) composer Rimsky-Korsakov; the most renowned Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" the masterpiece of ballets, parts of his "Violin Concerto" and his final symphony "Pathetique"; Stravinsky's "The Firebird" the bases for numerous movies; and Scriabin's "Prometheus" the first composer to combine his composition with a colored light effects.

  • ISBN: 978-0-7365-6338-3
  • Run Time: 60 Minutes
  • Copyright Date: ©1982
  • Closed Caption

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