074: A Few Serbian Bullets

The Duchess Sophia and the Austrian Crown Prince, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, as they leave the Sarajevo town hall. They were assassinated minutes after this photograph was taken.

 
The Austrian Crown Prince, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and his wife, the Duchess Sophia, were assassinated on a visit to Sarajevo on June 28, 1914. Austrians reacted with shock, although the Archduke was not personally well liked.
 

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Fanfare

Opening Theme

Symphony No. 8 in B-minor, “Unfinished”
Composed in 1822 by Franz Schubert. Public domain.
Performed by the Davis High School Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Angelo Moreno. Public domain recording. Source.

Kindertotenlieder (Songs on the Death of Children)
Composed in 1904 by Gustav Mahler. Public domain.
Public domain recording. Source.

Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano
Performed by Carol McGonnell (clarinet) and Steven Beck (piano). Public domain recording. Source.

Closing Theme

 

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