EP2: Russian Nationalism: From Patriotism to Suppression


We bet you weren't expecting this much an escalation from topic to topic were you? Today, Grace Weaver dives deep into history to talk about Russian Nationalist music and the clash between ideas and government. This episode focuses on the Russian nationalist movement and how it turned from voluntary patriotism to enforced doctrine which placed people's lives on the line. We'll stop Stalin' for time, on with the show.

Grace's Listening Notes for this episode
Scene from Shostakovich's Lady MacBeth of Mtsensk
Alexander Njevsky Cantata by Prokofiev 
Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5
Mike Pence at Hamilton

Posted on November 28, 2016 and filed under Grace Notes.