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Russian Symphony for the End of an Era: Glazunov’s Eighth

Alexander Glazounov
Alexander Glazounov
December 11, 2013

Russian composer Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936) lived through a very tumultuous period of his country’s history and remains a pivotal figure between the 19th and 20th centuries in Russian music. This evening on Symphony @ 7, we have his last completed symphony from 1906.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky on Vacation

Kamianka Waterfall. Kamianka-Buzka, Ukraine
One of Tchaikovsky's inspirations? The Kamianka Waterfall, Kamianka-Buzka, Ukraine, in summer
7, 2009

Russian composer Peter Tchaikovsky found some musical inspiration in his vacations away from Moscow