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The hut . .

. . on fowl's legs.

 

Baba Yaga or Baba Roga (also known by various other names) is a being in Russian folklore, usually portrayed as an old hag who flies through the air, rather like the western perception of a witch on a broom.

 

She supposedly lived in a log cabin built on chicken legs, with no windows and no doors. Apparently Baba Yaga used the chimney to fly in and out of her home.

 

The tale is commemorated in a suite of 10 movements, Pictures at an Exhibition, composed in 1874 by Mussorgsky, and is its penultimate movement. a suite for piano.

 

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Taken on January 22, 2012