This week, part five of our series on the Russo-Japanese War, covering the final days of the war. The Second Pacific Squadron is defeated at the Battle of Tsushima Strait, mutiny breaks out aboard Potemkin, and US President Theodore Roosevelt brokers a peace treaty.
“Flight of the Bumblebee” from The Tale of Tsar Saltan
Composed in 1900 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Public domain.
Performed by the United States Army Band. Public domain recording. Source.
Scheherazade, Opus 35
Composed in 1888 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Public domain.
Public domain recording. Source.
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