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Re: Russian lyrics in "Prologue"
• Posted by: msrini   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Saturday, May 24, 2014, at 4:15 p.m.
• IP Address: akrmspsrvz4ts317-dmz.mycingular.net
• In Response to: Re: Russian lyrics in "Prologue" (RJ)
• Now Playing: Prologue

> I'm curious about this myself. For some reason, it seems as if I have
> heard the strain they are singing before, as if it was a national anthem.
> However, the Soviet Union's National Anthem did not include that
> particular strain so I'm stumped!

According to Aaron Ahles (on a YouTube comment):

"The tune that starts around 4:54 is from Rimsky-Korsakov's 'Russian Easter Festival Overture' which in and of itself is taken from the traditional Russian Orthodox chant "Let God Rise"



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQKZ3-OpoXM



Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • Russian lyrics in "Prologue"  (13739 views)
       Taylor - Monday, June 10, 2002, at 10:09 a.m.
    •    Re: Russian lyrics in "Prologue"  (13117 views)
         RJ - Friday, August 9, 2002, at 7:28 a.m.
      •      Re: Russian lyrics in "Prologue"  (5507 views)    We're Here
           msrini - Saturday, May 24, 2014, at 4:15 p.m.
      •    Re: Russian lyrics in "Prologue"  (13313 views)
           val - Saturday, April 22, 2006, at 1:03 p.m.
      •    DUH  (13676 views)
           Cesar - Wednesday, October 15, 2003, at 12:27 p.m.
        •    Re: DUH  (11572 views)
             Taylor - Tuesday, September 7, 2004, at 6:15 p.m.
          •    Re: DUH  (11317 views)
               j - Wednesday, November 10, 2004, at 4:55 p.m.
            •    Re: DUH  (11374 views)
                 Junkie - Monday, December 19, 2005, at 8:57 a.m.


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