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Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition

April 22nd, 2011 by Karolyn Byers on Karolyn Byers's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

Pictures is written about a series of photos that Mussorgsky really admired by the artist Viktor Hartmann. The original version is written for piano, and while that is beautiful and moving in its own way, the Ravel orchestration is probably the most played. Several adaptations and editions for orchestra, brass quintet, organ, miscellaneous solo instruments, [...]

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