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By Nicholas Rzhevsky

ISBN-10: 0765612461

ISBN-13: 9780765612465

Russia has a wealthy, large, unwieldy cultural culture. tips on how to take hold of it? This lecture room reader is designed to reply to that challenge. The literary works chosen for inclusion during this anthology introduce the middle cultural and old subject matters of Russia's civilisation. each one textual content has resonance through the arts - in Rublev's icons, Meyerhold's theatre, Mousorgsky's operas, Prokofiev's symphonies, Fokine's choreography and Kandinsky's work. This fabric is supported through introductions, beneficial annotations and bibliographies of assets in all media. The reader is meant to be used in classes in Russian literature, tradition and civilisation, in addition to comparative literature.

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Cast: Ivan Petrov, Tatiana Tugarinova, Vladimir Atlantov, Artur Eizen, Elena Obraztsova, Aleksandr Vedernikov. Orchestra and Chorus of the Bolshoi Theater. Conductor, Mark Ermler. Melodiia/Angel, 1977. Tishchenko, B. Yaroslavna. Ballet in Three Acts. Choreographed meditations. , 2 records. Film Aleksandr Nevskyii. Director, Sergei Eisenstein. Mosfilm. 1938. Distributed by Hollywood Home Theater, 1980. KniazĀ¢ IgorĀ¢ (Prince Igor). Director, Roman Tikhomirov. P. Borodin. Kirov Opera and Ballet. Lenfilm.

Though I had all my father's troops in my hands and all whom my father loved, yet I plotted nought against my brother. But he has found it possible to rise up against me so greatly. " And all those hearing his words were unable to utter a single word because of tears and fear, and bitter grief, and much weeping, but with bitter sighs they wept, and each groaned in his soul and said mournfully: "Woe unto us, our dear and precious prince, guide for the blind, clother of the naked, staff for the aged, teacher for the untaught!

For all you are warm and beautiful, but why, Lord, did you spread your burning rays upon the warriors of my beloved? " The sea splashed at midnight, clouds move like whirlwinds. God points the way to Prince Igor out of the Polovtsian land to the Russian land to his father's golden throne. Dawn has faded in evening. Igor sleeps and does not sleep, Igor, thinking, measures the plains from the Great Don to the little Donets. At midnight Olvur 37 whistled for a steed from beyond the riverhe bids the prince to heed: Prince Igor shall disappear!

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