This week’s episode dicusses Russia in the late 19th century, during the reign of Emperor Alexander III, especially the story of the heir apparent, Nikolai, his coming of age, his coronation, and his wedding.
String Quartet No. 1, Opus 11
Composed in 1871 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Public domain.
Performed by The Borromeo String Quartet, and used pursuant to a Creative Commons License.Details.
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