Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, Performed With Tesla Coils

Pyotr (Peter) Ilyich Tchaikovsky was born on May 7, 1840. He is one of the most famous Russian composers, for good reason. He was GOOD!
Composers enjoyed rock star like status in their time. And Tchaikovsky was well known and, for the most part, well loved among his countrymen.
Perhaps his most famous composition is the 1812 Overture, commemorating the unsuccessful French invasion into Russia, and the subsequent withdrawal that devastated Napoleon’s Grande Armée, an event that marked 1812 as the major turning point of the Napoleonic Wars.

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Midway@National Geographic (revisited)

Every so often, I like to revisit sites that we have featured in out Family Site of the Day, just to see if they have been improved on, or are still the same, or if they ever are still there. Today’s site is one that we visited very recently, but since we did, they have … Read more…