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 below 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:
And here is an orchestral version: