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Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovitch    1839-1881    Russia


   Hopak - from the Fair at Sorochinsk (Opera)
       Hopak - from the Fair at Sorochinsk (Mussorgsky)

1    Main theme


   Night on Bare Mountain
       A Night on Bare Mountain (Mussorgsky)

1    An agitated swirling string passage introduces this tone-poem


2    A lugubrious dramatic contrast from the deep brass


3    Woodwinds start a rapid dialogue with the strings


4    The bassoon starts this passage slowly, then accelerates.


5    After a sudden quiet change, the flute plays this plaintif tune.


   Pictures at an Exhibition
       Hut with Legs, from Pictures at an Exhibition (Mussorgsky)

1    Main theme

       Pictures at an Exhibition - full work. (Mussorgsky)

1    Promenade (Intro)


2    The Old Castle


3    Tuileries


4    Bydlo


5    Ballet of Unhatched Chickens


6    Samuel Goldenberg


7    Market Place at Limoges


8    Con mortuis in lingua mortua


9    The hut of Baba Yaga


10    The great gate of Kiev

       The Great Gate of Kiev, from Pictures at an Exhibition (Mussorgsky)

1    Main theme


   Prelude to Khovanschina (opera)
       Prelude to Khovanschina (Mussorgsky)

1    Main theme of Prelude

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