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Transcript of Russia
Learn about St. Basil's Cathedral
Choose one of the links below to watch a video and answer the homework questions. You only have to do this for ONE of the videos.
Follow this link to learn about the outside of the cathedral.
Follow this link to learn about the inside of the cathedral.
High value is placed on family.
Russian is the official language.
Many Russians can also speak English.
More than 100 languages are spoken in Russia, but this is a very tiny percentage of the overall population.
One of the most well-known traditional Russian foods is borshch (Beet soup full of vegetables and meat).
Russian tradition is rich in
One example is the story of the Firebird. Read about it at this link:
Listen to the music Igor Stravinsky wrote to depict this story.
A few favorite
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Read about the significance of the color red in Russian culture at this link.
Rimsky-Korsakov wrote this familiar short piece. Watch this woman aim to break the world record for playing it the fastest!
Ballet is a big deal in Russia.
Many Russian ballet companies are known throughout the world.
These companies perform numerous ballets...you've probably heard of several.
Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Cinderella, Romeo and Juliet
Watch and listen to a portion of The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky
One ballet called The Rite of Spring caused riots at its premiere in 1913. Watch a short clip. Can you imagine why it would have caused riots?
Want to listen to some more Russian music? Check out these videos to listen to some of my favorites!
Skip ahead to 7:20 to hear the finale with the canons!
This one is long, but so good!
Skip through it and listen to different parts. You could also look up the story of Scheherazade. It is really interesting.
This one is also long, but a really great one to listen to.