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Definition(s):

  • (n) Russian composer of operas and orchestral works (1839-1881)

News

  • Yan Pascal Tortelier Leads BSO in Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, Jan. 31- Feb. 2

    Yan Pascal Tortelier returns to lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in Ravel’s arrangement of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition on Thursday, January 31, 2013 and Friday, February 1, 2013 at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore. The program also features Hindemith’s Concert Music for Strings and Brass ...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "When it comes to Russian classical music, the perspective of foreign audiences has been limited to a handful of works by Tchaikovsky and [Modest] Mussorgsky," Gergiev says. "Choosing works by [Sergei] Prokofiev, Rimsky-Korsakov, and...
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Valery Gergiev Source: Transitions Online

  2. Familiar stuff, Brubeck says - such as his father's "beautiful old standard called, In Your Own Sweet Way that he wrote for my mom; and a great arrangement of Blue Rondo a la Turk that sounds like Mussorgsky," Brubeck says.
    on Sep 10, 2009 By: Dave Brubeck Source: Calgary Herald

  3. "Many great Russians have been gay or bisexual, including Piotr Tchaikovsky, Sergei Eisenstein, Modest Mussorgsky, Nijinsky, Sergei Diaghilev, Nikolai Gogol and Rudolf Nureyev," Tatchell said.
    on May 16, 2009 By: Peter Tatchell Source: guardian.co.uk

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