Happy Birthday, America!

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is one of the world’s greatest composers while probably being Russia’s best.  His 1812 Overture is an absolute masterpiece.  It is vibrant, powerful, and inspiring.  Yes, the name of the piece is 1812; however, I believe that it is highly appropriate for today’s July 4th celebration.  The finale of this magnum opus is justifiably famous for employing actual cannons for maximum effect.  Happy Birthday, America, and to all my followers enjoy Tchaikovsky’s brilliant cascade of emotion and sound.

Advertisements

One thought on “Happy Birthday, America!

  1. gjoelfranco says:

    Right back at you! Hope you enjoyed your 4th!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s