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Mussorgsky – Pictures at an Exhibition

Pictures at an Exhibition, one of Modest Mussorgsky’s most famous work, is a set of ten pieces originally composed for the piano.
The work is also well known in various arrangements with Ravel’s orchestration being the most recorded and performed.
Sheet music of the piano version is now available in urtext edition in the Piano Street sheet music library.

Project for a city gate in Kiev by Hartmann, the picture which influenced piece no 10

Project for a city gate in Kiev by Hartmann, the picture which influenced piece no 10


The complete work:
Promenade
I: Gnomus
II: The old castle
III: Tuileries (Dispute between children at play)
IV: Cattle (“Bydlo”)
V: Ballet of the unhatched chicks
VI: Samuel Goldemberg and Schmuyle
Promenade
VII: The market at Limoges (The great news)
VIII: The catacombs (Roman sepulcher)
IX: The hut on hen’s legs (Baba-Yaga)
X: The Bogatyr gate (in the Capital in Kiev)

Here is Evgeny Kissin playing Promenade, Gnomus and The Old Castle:

Fashinatingly, it is also possible to play it on the guitar!
Here Kazuhito Yamashita play the seventh piece, Limoges:


/henrik

  1. ROZHYAR Says:

    IT IS VERY GOOD
    IT IS VERY PREFECT

  2. Brian Lenny Says:

    AN EXCELLENT PIANO AND GUITAR RECORDS FROM EVGNY KISSIN & KAZUHITO YAMASHITA TO LESSON FROM THE TWO GUY’S

  3. Jelena Says:

    Pogorelic is the best performer of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition!

  4. arjo de waal Says:

    I enjoyed listening Pictures at an Exhibition very much!
    I only knew it from Emmerson, Lake and Palmer.
    I didn’t know it could also be played on piano solo.
    Thank you very much.

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