Modest Mussorgsky

About Modest Mussorgsky

When he was a kid growing up, Modest Mussorgsky learned Russian fairy tales and folk stories from the family nurse. Those fairy tales put in an appearance in the music he wrote later on. Mussorgsky composed Pictures at an Exhibition in memory of an artist friend of his who died suddenly.
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Music In This Episode



Dance of the Persian Slaves

A Night on Bald Mountain

The Flea

Coronation Scene from Boris Godunov

Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition