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A visit at the State Museum and Palace, while listening The Walz of the fleurs, by Tchaikovsky

A visit at the State Museum and Palace, while listening The Walz of the fleurs, by Tchaikovsky


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    • 1. Hermitage (Эрмитаж) Palace & Museum art irst P F
    • 2. The Winter Palace of Peter the Great
    • 3. This gallery is Located on the ground floor of the Winter Palace constructed in 1754-62 by the architect Francesco Rastrelli to the order of Empress Elizabeth The Jordan Gallery
    • 4. Tha main staircase “ The Embassadors Staircase”
    • 5. The staircase is adorned with statues, some were brought from Italy in Peter the Great's reign
    • 6. The 18th-century ceiling painting by Gasparo Diziani depicting Mount
    • 7. The Field Marshals' Room, first in the Great Suite of State Rooms
    • 8. Chandelier made in Russia
    • 9. The Concert Hall and the silver reliquary of St Alexander Nevsky
    • 10. Small white dining room of last Tsar Nicholas II
    • 11. Here is described the night the Reds invaded the Winter Palace and arrested” counterrevolutionaires in this room
    • 12. The Malachite Room
    • 13. It served as the state drawing-room of Empress Alexandra, the wife of Tzar Nicholas I
    • 14. The unique malachite decoration of the room and many of its furnishings were made in the "Russian mosaic" technique
    • 15. Malachite Vase Detail of the interior: Malachite amphora vase 1825 Malachite and bronze; carved, ground, polished, cast, chased and gilded
    • 16. View of the Neva River from Alexandra Drawing Room
    • 17. View of Vasilievsky Island across the Neva River
    • 18. Peter the Great (Small Throne) Room
    • 19. The Armorial Hall was intended for huge receptions
    • 20. The entrances to the hall are flanked by sculptural groups of early Russian warriors
    • 21. Gallery of Patriotic War of 1812
    • 22. Ecuestrian portrait of Tzar Alexander 1 by Franz Krüger
    • 23. The St George (Large Throne) Hall The hall has a magnificent parquet floor made from 16 varieties of wood
    • 24. Above the throne dais is a bas-relief of St George slaying the dragon
    • 25. The columned hall with two tiers of windows is finished with Carrara marble
    • 26. The setting for official ceremonies and receptions. receptions
    • 27. Waiting people to enter the Palace
    • 28. Views •Jordan Gallery •Ambassadors Staircase •Field Marshall´s Room •Concert Hall •Small White Dinning Room •Malachite Room •Views of the Neva •Peter the Great (Small Throne) Room •Armorial Hall •Galllery of Patriotic War 1812 •The St George (Large Throne) Hall •The Coffee Shop Music: Waltz of the fleurs Composed by Tchaikovsky for “The Nutcracker “ http://www.youtube.com/user/nikkitta8 By Maria mocampos@gmail.com