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Although the composer’s own original version has in recent years been published and performed, Rimsky-Korsakov’s expert, highly colourful reworking of Musorgsky’s rough-hewn score remains deservedly popular. This work was given added stimulus by its inclusion in Walt Disney’s classic animation feature Fantasia, where it was vividly realised in visual terms that closely mirrored the musical narrative.
from notes by Edward Johnson © 2020
|Musorgsky: Pictures from an exhibition & other works|
Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra celebrate Musorgsky with a new recording of two of his most cherished works, 'Pictures from an Exhibition' and 'Night on Bare Mountain'. Also included are the seldom heard 'Songs and Dances of Death'.» More
|Musorgsky: Pictures from an exhibition & Pictures from the Crimea|
Thumping Musorgsky from the Philharmonia and Geoffrey Simon introduces a new piano-and-orchestra version of the famous 'Pictures from an exhibition' as well as intriguing completions and arrangements by Rimsky-Korsakov, Liadov and others of works ...» More
|Scriabin: Piano Sonata No 3; Musorgsky: Pictures from an exhibition|
For his latest solo recording with Signum, pianist Alessio Bax turns to a programme of rich and evocative works by Modest Musorgsky and Alexander Scriabin.» More