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In the Steppes of Central Asia

Or, the Land of No Trees

In 1880, the great composer Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin wrote a tone poem dedicated to his friend and fellow composer Franz Liszt. The piece had been formally commissioned by Russian Emperor Alexander II to celebrate his Silver Jubilee.

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No trees out here to burn.

Here, of course, in some areas, are towers carrying modern power and signal to a few outposts.

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The whole world a rainbow, Gobi at sunrise Julia Hubbel
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