On August 20, 1882, the 1812 Overture by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky premiered in Moscow. Also known as the Year 1812 Solemn Overture, or the festival overture in E♭ major, or just Op. 49.
So many names! What was Tchaikovsky hiding? Is there a Da Vinci Code level secret somewhere within? Check out this episode of Pop Quiz to learn more!
The quizzer: Benoit Glazer, Timucua Arts Foundation
Episode guest: Lee Perry, Fleet Farming
The full interview: To a Certain Degree, Episode 104
Music: The Builder Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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