Modest Mussorgsky: A Night on Bald Mountain

https://youtu.be/iCEDfZgDPS8 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

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The Isle of Dead

  https://youtu.be/dbbtmskCRUY Title: The Isle of Dead Date: 1908 Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff Movement: Romantic Russian 1973 - 1943 Sergei Rachmaninoff Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff was a pianist, composer and conductor. His works are among the most popular of the Romantic era. Rachmaninoff started to play the piano at 4 years old and graduated from the Moscow … Continue reading The Isle of Dead

Karelia Suite

https://youtu.be/1ryhN5kNFzc 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