Art and Faith

Saturday, 17 November 2007

Moya Moskva (My Moscow). Veronika Borisenko (1942)

Filed under: Pop music,Russian,Second Great Patriotic War,vocal — 01varvara @ 00.00

A vintage recording from 1942 sung by Veronika Borisenko backed by contemporary photographs of Moscow.

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Kol Slaven (How Glorious is Our Lord in Zion) by Bortiansky. Valaam Ensemble

Filed under: 19th century,choral,Christian,military,Orthodox,religious,Russian,vocal — 01varvara @ 00.00

This is a spiritual song composed by Dmitri Bortiansky associated with the Russian forces. The Valaam Ensemble sings it against a background of military photographs.

Yevgeny Burmashkin. The Gentle Murmur of a Brook. 2004

Filed under: contemporary,fine art,landscape/nature,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

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Gentle Murmur of a Brook (Yevgeny Burmashkin, 2004)

Another “mood landscape” by Burmashkin.

Valery Badakva. Evening. 2004

Filed under: contemporary,fine art,landscape/nature,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

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Evening (Valery Badakva, 2004)

An interpretation of the “mood landscape” theme by the neo-Impressonist Valery Badakva.

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