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Reinhold Moritzevich Glière (1875 -1956) was a Ukrainian-Russian, Soviet composer of German-Polish descent. In 1950 Glier wrote the ballet 'The Bronze Horseman' to a poem written by Aleksandr Pushkin in 1833 about the equestrian statue of Peter the Great in Saint Petersburg. Widely considered to be Pushkin's most successful narrative poem, 'The Bronze Horseman' has had a lasting impact on Russian literature. The statue became known as the Bronze Horseman due to the great influence of the poem.

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Gliere - The Bronze Horseman Suite Waltz
  • Artist: Moscow International Symphony Orchestra
Reinhold Moritzevich Glière wrote his ballet The Bronze Horseman Tempo di valse in 19106. The Bronze Horseman is the famous statue of Peter the Great in the centre of St Petersburg which gained it's title due to the great influence of the poem by Aleksandr Pushkin, the greatest russian poet.
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