034: We No Longer Have a Czar

Russian soldiers retreating to the north, following their defeat at the Battle of Mukden.
Russian soldiers retreating to the north, following their defeat at the Battle of Mukden.

This week, part four of our series on the Russo-Japanese War, covering Bloody Sunday, the Battle of Mukden, and Admiral Rozhdestvensky’s struggle to get his fleet to the Pacific.

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Playlist:

Fanfare

Opening Theme

“God Save the Tsar”
Composed in 1833 by Alexei Lvov. Public domain.
Public domain recording. Source.

Russian Easter Festival Overture, Opus 36
Composed in 1888 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Public domain.
Performed by The Czech National Symphony Orchestra. Public domain recording. Source.

Closing Theme

 

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