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Classical music made quite an appearance at the explosive Winter Olympics opening ceremony, with music by Russian masters Tchaikovsky, Borodin, Stravinsky and Khachaturian as well as performances from Anna Netrebko and Valery Gergiev. Take a look at the stunning pictures.
The Olympic torch completes its journey and is set to light the Olympic flame. It's shaped like a Firebird, a Russian mythical creature from fairy tales - and the subject of Stravinsky's ballet.
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