Art and Faith

Friday, 25 December 2009

What’s That Wonderful Menagerie?

Idiomatic translation of the text:

What’s that wonderful menagerie? Why, they’re new toys, of course!

They came from the bulging sack of good old Dede Moroz, just as he promised!

Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Highlights

Filed under: 19th century,art music,Christmas,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

Since Tchaikovsky’s ballet Caisse-Noisette (The Nutcracker) is so associated with Christmas, here are some excerpts from it performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra under the baton of Maestro John Lanchberry.

My Best Wishes On This, Your Holiday

Filed under: art photography,Christmas,domestic,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

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