Cactus Corners

Ed

On this date in 1242 Alexander Nevsky defeated the Teutonic Knights in the Battle on the Ice, saving Russia from invasion. The victory inspired Sergei Eisenstein's 1938 film with musical score by Sergei Prokofiev.

Alexander Nevsky (1938)

Twentieth-century American monologist and humorist Lord Buckley was born this date in 1906 in Tuolumne, California.

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ArtistSongAlbumLabelComments
Sergei Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky Cantata, Op 78 Alexander Nevsky Film score
Ashley, Robert A Place in the Country Improvement Elektra
Ashley, Robert Happiness, Prosperity and Forgetfulness Improvement Elektra
Glenn Kotche Haunted, Mvt 5: Dance Adventureland Cantaloupe Music
Michael Gordon Excerpt from Rushes Rushes Cantaloupe Music
Benjamin Beirs Fluidity Fluidity Self-Released
Penguin Cafe Aurora The Red Book Penguin Cafe Ltd
Valeria Cimo Terramadonna Terramadonna Self-Released
Valeria Cimo Assemmula Terramadonna Self-Released
Quatuor Diotima George Crumb: Black Angels (1970) American Music: Reich, Barber, Crumb Naive Inspired formation of Kronos Quartet (1974)