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Title: Pictures at an Exhibition
Composer: Modest Mussorgsky
Instrument: Bass
Edited By: Lawrence Hurst
Instrumentation: Orchestral
Pages: 2

Please note: There is one page of music encompassing the bass solo from Samuel Goldenberg and Schmulye and one page of commentary and instruction.  This score is only available for purchase by customers living in the USA and Canada. 


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Mussorgsky wrote Pictures in 1874 after being inspired by a visit to a memorial exhibition for Russian artist Victor Hartmann, who died in 1873.  The ten pictures were originally for piano, but have been transcribed for orchestra by many notable composers, among them Ravel, whose rendition is the one most often used today. 

This solo is edited in a comprehensive and detailed manner.  Larry Hurst’s insightful performance suggestions are enclosed with this music.

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