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The Ride to Dubno

 

 

Something for the weekend.  Whenever I need cheering up, or simply an energy boost, Franz Waxman’s Ride to Dubno always does the trick.  It was written for the movie Taras Bulba (1962) and the video clip at the beginning of the post is the amazing sequence where the song is played as the Cossack army gathers on its way to Dubno.

Here is a magnificent duet rendition of the song:

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Donald R. McClarey

Cradle Catholic. Active in the pro-life movement since 1973. Father of three and happily married for 35 years. Small town lawyer and amateur historian. Former president of the board of directors of the local crisis pregnancy center for a decade.

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  1. Ergo,

    Hear Sousa’s “Seventh Cavalry March.” He begins with fifes “Garry Owen. Then, the band “Garry Owen” and on to the “St. Patrick’s Day March.” That is pure genius.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htmyaOYu8wA

    Also, in keeping with your “dashing light horse” theme: here is a shortened version of a familiar theme, sadly with asinine clapping: obviously Obama voters!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFQpPbjJWTc

    Carry on, need to get out and do some “crisis investing.”

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