Saturday Morning Cartoons: Pictures at an Exhibition

Friday, September 09, 2011

Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition is a ten-movement suite for piano (and later orchestra) inspired by a series of drawings and watercolors by Russian artist Viktor Hartmann. The piece itself has inspired some animated works of its own in recent times. Below are three examples:

Animusic Video:

An Old Russian Cartoon Version:


Natasha Turovsky's Video Interpretation:

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Thanks to Elliott Forrest for recommending the animated works. Wow, spectacular. Having always been inspired by "Pictures...", and having a visual component, in fact probably countless visual interpretations, is an added bonus.

Sep. 10 2011 10:00 AM

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