Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)

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Famous Works Involving Orchestra

Pictures at an Exhibition, Night on Bald Mountain

Fun Facts

  • Mussorgsky was a member of The Five, a group of Russian composers who focused on writing Russian nationalist music.
  • His work, Night on Bald Mountain, was featured in the famous Disney film, Fantasia.
  • Mussorgsky served in the military and studied with composer Mily Balakirev during this time.

Get to know Mussorgsky in this video by Columbus Symphony Bassist Russell Gill!

Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Mussorgsky’s Music

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