Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky

Title: Pictures at an Exhibition Date: 1874 Composer: Modest Mussorgsky Movement: Romantic Born: 21 March 1839, Karevo, Russia Russian Died: 28 March 1881, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Modest Mussorgsky: A Night on Bald Mountain Title: A Night on Bald Mountain Date: 1867 Composer: Modest Mussorgsky Romantic Era Russian 1839 - 1881   Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky was a composer and an innovator of Russian music during the Romantic period. In defiance of the conventions of the Western music establishment, he deliberately strove to give Russian music its own identity. … Continue reading Modest Mussorgsky: A Night on Bald Mountain

Karelia Suite Title: Karelia Suite Date: 1893 Composer: Jean Sibelius Movement: Romantic Finnish 1865 – 1957 Jean Sibelius Johan Julius Christian Sibelius, better known as Jean Sibelius was a composer of the late Romantic and early Modern periods. He is widely recognised as Finland’s greatest composer and is credited with helping provide the country with a … Continue reading Karelia Suite