BALLYGOWAN FLUTE BAND
Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839 – 1881) was born in Karevo, Russia into a wealthy family. He began receiving piano lessons from his mother as a six-
Pictures at an Exhibition
Pictures at an Exhibition is a set of piano pieces written in 1874 to commemorate an exhibition of the work of the artist Victor Hartmann. The exhibits are linked by a promenade -
Pictures at an Exhibition was completed for piano in 1874 – probably the best orchestral version was subsequently arranged by French composer Maurice Ravel.
Night on a Bare Mountain
Night on a Bare Mountain was composed in 1867 but, although he revisited it a number of times, it was never performed in his lifetime. Indeed, the version we are familiar with was arranged by his friend Rimsky-