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Singing Bremen town musicians monument

Singing Bremen town musicians monument

Singing Bremen town musicians monument in Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Singing Bremen town musicians monument

A fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm about the Bremen Town Musicians is widely popular all over the world. Children love stories of the troubadour, a dog, a cat, a rooster and a donkey who travel with music and acrobatic performances in the cities of Germany.
Since 2007, the singing sculptural composition “The Bremen Town Musicians” decorates the area next to the Palace of Culture of May 1st in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. Its author – a famous local sculptor A. Tkachuk. Cast in bronze, it depicts the characters of the famous Soviet cartoon of 1969 “The Bremen Town Musicians”. Besides, this is the first singing sculpture in the Siberian city, as three times a day a rooster crows triumphally about the presence of the cheerful Bremen Musicians here. And, to the joy of all the residents and guests of the city sounds verse of the famous song of the same cartoon, “We have arrived here for an hour …”.

Detail of Krasnoyarsk monument

Detail of Krasnoyarsk Bremen town musicians monument

According to project architect Andrey Kasatkin, there is nothing surprising in the fact that they have decided to install a bronze sculpture of Bremen Town Musicians. The sculptural composition keeps the features of our favorite Soviet cartoon. The only change he made depicting a cat. It is big and fluffy – with clear signs of Siberian breed. The height of the sculpture – four meters, and it weighs nearly five tons.

Krasnoyarsk monument

Krasnoyarsk monument

According to popular belief, it is necessary to rub the nose of the donkey and make a wish that will come true. Nevertheless, it is possible to implement three more wishes by rubbing the noses of other animals. The most secret desire takes rooster that is much more difficult to reach.

Bremen town musicians monument in Khabarovsk

Many figured sculptural composition depicting the Bremen town musicians. Khabarovsk

Of course, installed in Krasnoyarsk Bremen musicians monument is not the only in Russia. There are also monuments depicting the Bremen town musicians in Sochi, St. Petersburg, and in Lipetsk. But the most impressive monument is located in Khabarovsk. It is a many-figured sculptural composition consisting of all main characters of the 1969 Soviet cartoon “The Bremen town musicians”. And among them – Princess and troubadour, Spy and King, Gypsy leader of the bandits, called “Fool, Coward and Experienced” (in the below gallery).

Bremen town musicians monument

Bremen town musicians monument in Riga

Riga. Bremen town musicians monument, 1990

Bremen town musicians monument in Bremen, Germany

The monument of Bremen town musicians in Bremen, Germany

Princess and troubadour, characters of Bremen town musicians. Khabarovsk monument

Princess and troubadour, characters of Bremen town musicians. Khabarovsk monument

The gypsy leader of the bandits called Fool, Coward and Experienced, characters of Russian 'The Bremen musicians' cartoon

The gypsy leader of the bandits called Fool, Coward and Experienced, characters of Russian ‘The Bremen musicians’ cartoon

Lipetsk

Lipetsk The Bremen town musicians

Spy and King, characters of 'The musicians of bremen'. Sculptural composition in Khabarovsk

Spy and King, characters of ‘The musicians of Bremen’. Sculptural composition in Khabarovsk

St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg. The Bremen town musicians

Furth

Furth, Germany. The Bremen town musicians

The third version of the pyramid of Bremen musicians set in German Zulpich

The third version of the pyramid of Bremen musicians set in German Zulpich

1969 cartoon The Bremen Town Musicians, Russia

1969 cartoon The Bremen Town Musicians, Russia

USSR cartoon The Bremen Town Musicians

USSR cartoon The Bremen Town Musicians. 1969

The Bremen town musicians, theater performance in Krasnoyarsk theater of opera and ballet

The Bremen town musicians, theater performance in Krasnoyarsk theater of opera and ballet

sources:
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