RUSSIA...Magnificent Moscow & its Magnificent Moments #1 August 29th 2020 Like a concerto the Russian rivers carried us in three movements...two fast outer movements and a slow lyrical middle movement.
I do not know if t'was its classical or purely Russian form but it was punctuated with cadenzas...brilliant dramatic solo passages where soloists play and the orchestra pauses and remains silent.
Soloists standing or sitting in front of the orchestra contrasting their s ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Moscow Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more