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Flight of the Bumblebee

Something for the weekend. The Flight of the Bumblebee written by Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov for his opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan  in 1899-1900.

American males of my vintage were mostly introduced to the tune, performed by Al Hirt, courtesy of The Green Hornet show from the Sixties:

Here is the fastest Flight of the Bumblebee by cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.

3 Comments

  1. I was introduced to The Green Hornet in the 1940s on radio. I called my first car, the Green Hornet not the Black Beauty” and I was, of course, Kato and later Cato the Elder.
    Thanks for another good memory. I am constantly amazed at your blend of posts. Where do you get all these ideas!

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