Modest Mussorgsky

The Mighty Handful

The Mighty Handful, also known as the Mighty Five, were group of Russian composers who all wanted to develop a distinctly Russian style of classical music. The Mighty Five composers were Mily Balakirev, Alexander Borodin, Cesar Cui, Modest Mussorgsky, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.
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Music In This Episode

Overture on Three Russian Themes (2 selections)

Prince Igor

Dance of the Tumblers from The Snow Maiden

Scherzo Rustique

Gnome from Pictures at an Exhibition