About Modest Mussorgsky

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Modest Mussorgsky started out to be an army officer, but music’s call was too strong. Before he was 20-years-old, Mussorgsky left the army to become a composer. Find out more this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program (all composed by Mussorgsky):
Gopak
Scherzo
Dance of the Persian Slaves
A Night on Blad Mountain
The Flea
Cononation scene from Boris Godunov
Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition