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This is a challenge cup, which used to be awarded to the winners in sports competitions between the teams-members of the Dynamo Voluntary Sports Society, organized by the City Committee responsible for physical culture and sports in Chișinău.

The voluntary sports organizations (DSO: Dobrovol'noe sportivnoe obshhestvo) were created in the mid-30s of the twentieth century in the Soviet Union and over the years had spread in the socialist states. They brought together groups of amateur athletes from district, regional and republican enterprises and educational institutions based on the territorial principle. They were engaged in the education of the young generation in the field of physical culture, sports and tourism in order to solve the problems of the development of mass physical culture. The winners used to be awarded with diplomas, badges, sports medals of various categories and a multitude of sports cups.

The sports cup presented in this exhibition has the shape of a decorative vase and consists of three parts. The upper part, cylindrical in shape, consists of ten openwork components, the decor of which represents vines with bunches of grapes; it is topped with a hemispherical lid. The upper part is missing an element, usually a sculpture, symbolizing the field of athletics corresponding to the competition. The central part is shaped like a lidded bowl with richly ornamented handles. On its surface the inscription is engraved in Russian: City Committee for Physical Culture and Sports. Challenge prize in athletics among the teams of the Dynamo Voluntary Sports Society, Chișinău. 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951. The third part, which is the foot of the cup, has a band decorated in relief with stylized flowers and fruits with niello.

Accession: MNIM, FB-8736
Metal: silver-plated brass
Dimensions: 300 x 230 x 210 mm.


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Christmas concert

December 14, 2017

 
The National Museum of History of Moldova hosted on 14th December 2017 a Christmas Concert offered by the Organ Hall from Chișinău.

Under the musical direction of conductor Cristian Florea performed the National Chamber Orchestra and the National Chamber Choir, together with soloist, a virtuoso trumpeter, Gianmario Strappati (Italy).


From the concert program:

Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
Concerto grosso in sol minor
„Fatto per Notte di Natale", op. 6 no. 8 (1690?)
I. Vivace - Grave. Arcate, sostenuto e come stà
II. Allegro
III. Adagio - Allegro - Adagio
IV. Vivace
V. Allegro - largo. Pastorale ad libitum

Wolfang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1793)
Sancta Maria, mater dei for choir and orchestra, KV 273 (1777)

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël for mixed choir, FP 152 (1951-1952)
I. O magnum mysterium (Oh big mystery)
II. Quem vidistis pastores dicite (Shepherds, tell us what you have seen)
III. Videntes stellam (We saw the star)
IV. Hodie Christus natus est (Today Christ is born)

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
St. Paul's suite for string orchestra, op. 29 no. 2 (1912-1913)
I. Jig
II. Ostinato
III. Intermezzo
IV. Finale (the Dargason)

Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)
Concert in Mi-bemol major for oboe and orchestra (1823) /It is played on the tuba /
Risoluto allegro - Larghetto cantabile - Allegro polonese

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Aria from Suite for orchestra no. 3 in Re major, BWV 1068

Nikolai Rimski-Korsakov (1844-1908)
Flight of the cockchafer
Variation for tuba and orchestra

Vittorio Monti (1862-1922)
Ceardaș
Variation for tuba and orchestra


 

 


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#Exhibit of the Month

This is a challenge cup, which used to be awarded to the winners in sports competitions between the teams-members of the Dynamo Voluntary Sports Society, organized by the City Committee responsible for physical culture and sports in Chișinău. The voluntary sports organizations (DSO: Dobrovol'noe sportivnoe obshhestvo) were created in the mid-30s of the twentieth century in the Soviet Union and over the years had spread in the socialist states. They brought together groups of amateur athletes from district, regional and republican enterprises and educational institutions based on the territorial principle. They were engaged in the education of the young generation in the field of physical culture, sports and tourism in order to solve the problems of the development of mass physical culture. The winners used to be awarded with diplomas, badges, sports medals of various categories and a multitude of sports cups...

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The National Museum of History of Moldova takes place among the most significant museum institutions of the Republic of Moldova, in terms of both its collection and scientific reputation.
©2006-2021 National Museum of History of Moldova
Visit museum 31 August 1989 St., 121 A, MD 2012, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Phones:
Secretariat: +373 (22) 24-43-25
Department of Public Relations and Museum Education: +373 (22) 24-04-26
Fax: +373 (22) 24-43-69
E-mail: office@nationalmuseum.md
Technical Support: info@nationalmuseum.md
Web site administration and maintenance: Andrei EMILCIUC

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