Modest Mussorgsky

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Although not professionally trained as a composer, Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881) was crucial in developing a distinctly Russian musical style.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel 1874 Orchestral
Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for piano 1874 Keyboard
Boris Godunov, opera (Rimsky-Korsakov edition) 1896 Opera
Night on Bald Mountain (Noch' na Lïsoy gore), symphonic poem, edited by Rimsky-Korsakov 1886 Orchestral
Khovanshchina, opera in 5 acts, edited by Rimsky-Korsakov 1872 Opera
Boris Godunov, opera 1868 Opera
Mephistopheles' Song of the Flea, for voice & piano or orchestra, edited by Rimsky-Korsakov 1879 Vocal Music
Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrations other than Ravel's 1896 Orchestral
Songs & Dances of Death (Pesni y plyaski smerti; 4), song cycle for voice & piano, edited by Rimsky-Korsakov 1875 Vocal Music
The Nursery (Detskaya; 7), song cycle for voice & piano, edited by Rimsky-Korsakov 1868 Vocal Music
Sunless (Bez solntsa; 6), song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra) 1874 Vocal Music
Gopak (Hopak), song for voice & piano 1866 Vocal Music
St. John's Night on the Bare Mountain (Ivanova noch' na Lisoy gore), symphonic poem for orchestra 1867 Orchestral
Boris Godunov, opera in 7 scenes (1869 version) 1868 Opera
Sleza (A Tear), for piano 1880 Keyboard
Sorochintsï Fair (Sorochinskaya yarmarka), comic opera (incomplete) 1874 Opera
Dawn on the Moscow River, prelude for orchestra (from Khovanshchina), edited by Rimsky-Korsakov 1882 Orchestral
Night on Bald Mountain (Noch' na Lïsoy gore), symphonic poem, edited by Stokowski 1938 Orchestral
Gopak (Hopak), for orchestra, transcribed by Liadov from the opera Sorochintsï Fair 1913 Orchestral
Boris Godunov, opera in 4 acts with a prologue (1872 version) 1871 Opera
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