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Pictures at an Exhibition


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Pf. comp. by Mussorgsky, 1874, being mus. representation of 10 pictures at a memorial exhibition for Russ. artist Victor Hartmann, who died in 1873, with a ‘promenade’ as linking passage. Orch. versions by Ravel, Henry Wood, Stokowski, Ashkenazy, Elgar Howarth (brass and perc.), and others. The titles of the pieces are: The Gnome, The Old Castle, Tuileries, Bydlo (Polish for cattle), Unhatched chickens, Samuel Goldenberg and Shmuyle, Market‐place at Limoges, Catacombs, Baba‐yaga (The Hut on Fowl's Legs), The Great Gate of Kiev.

Subjects: Music.


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