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Easter Sunday -Easter Festival Overture


Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russian Easter Festival Overture. The composer wrote:-

wrote that he wanted to capture ‘the transition from the solemnity and mystery of the evening of Passion Saturday to the unbridled pagan-religious celebrations of Easter Sunday morning’. The piece paints vividly the explosion of light and colour at the end of a long, hard Russian winter.

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