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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Former Child Star Central

As we approach the end of not only the year, but of the decade, century, and millennium, nostalgia is the main topic of the day. It seems everywhere we looks, there are shows and lists and stories on the greatest this or the most significant that appearing. Today’s FamSite is also getting nostalgic, but on … Read more…