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A Classic (Part Four)

As mentioned in the previous entry, Mussorgsky composed Pictures at an Exhibition after viewing a series of works by his late friend, the architect and painter Viktor Hartmann.  HERE is a link to a page that gives you some idea of what Mussorgsky saw.  THIS article clarifys the sources of Mussorgsky's inspiration. 

Now, we conclude our coverage of Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra at the BBC Proms in August 2006.  Here now, "Hut on Fowl's Legs" and "The Great Gate of Kiev"

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