Then there was a programme promising a hamper full of Russian treats from Borodin, Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky
, with a touch of French fancy in the form of Ravel.
Maybe it was RCA's super-smooth sonics that prevented me from liking Mussorgsky
's tone paintings very much, just as the same sonics helped me to like the Debussy fragments.
It was good, too, to hear Stokowski's orchestration of Mussorgsky
's Pictures at an Exhibition.
Music of Borodin, Glinka, Mussorgsky
, and Tchaikovsky.
THINE ANGEL SPIRITS: MUSIC BY MENDELSSOHN, ELGAR, DONIZETTI AND MUSSORGSKY
[See sidebar, page 77] When the Bolshoi's $1 million production of Mussorgsky
's opera Khovanshchina opened in November, Vasiliev says, contributions came from corporations and some Russian banks.
CBSO/Nelsons Conducts Bruckner's Eighth Symphony Hall With Andris Nelsons succumbing to a viral infection, Simone Young, whom we will see later this season in Mussorgsky
, Sibelius, Debussy and Stravinsky, came galloping over the horizon to rescue the CBSO's planned performance of Bruckner's massive Eighth Symphony.
Another favourite, Mussorgsky
's Night On Bare Mountain opens the concert's second half with the dramatic finale being provided by music from Tchaikovsky's much-loved score for Sleeping Beauty.
The drama came from Mussorgsky
's bold and majestic Pictures At An Exhibition.
's Boris Godunov is the second in a series of live broadcasts from the celebrated American opera house which is being screened direct to Theatr Mwldan in Cardigan and the Blake Theatre in Monmouth.
Which Russian tsar was the subject of a play by Pushkin and an opera by Mussorgsky
It's a stance many a Russian composer would have welcomed, even the pre-Soviet-era Mussorgsky
whose unfinished opera Khovanshchina portrayed the political turmoil preceding the accession of Peter the Great.