Russian anthem – level 3
The Russian national anthem (national song) is a beautiful song. It comes from the time of communism and Russians wanted to change this anthem in 1990 after the collapse of the Soviet Union. But the song is so beautiful so that they couldn’t find any better song. So they changed only the words.
The national anthem is often played when presidents visit foreign countries. But it is sometimes very difficult for a foreign orchestra to play these anthems as they are sometimes very unusual for them. Some countries have a little bit different music system and music rules. For example Arabic and European music is quite different.
We are showing you an example how one orchestra tried to play the Russian national anthem. It was quite a challenge for them. You can hear it for yourself. The second video shows the proper version of the Russian national anthem.
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