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Portrait of Boris Christoff (1914–1993), as Boris Godunov in 'Boris Godunov' by Modest Mussorgsky, 1965 by Leonard Boden (British 1911–1999)

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Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839–1881) Russian composer, one of the group known as "The Five". He was an innovator of Russian music in the romantic period. He strove to achieve a uniquely Russian musical identity, often in deliberate defiance of the established conventions of Western music.

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Modest Mussorgsky (21 Mar [O.S. 9] 1839 – 28 Mar [O.S. 16] 1881) was a Russian composer, and a member of the New Russian School of Composers. An innovator of Russian music in the Romantic period, he strove to achieve a new sound in deliberate defiance of the Western musical standards. His works include the opera "Boris Godunov", the orchestral tone poem "Night on Bald Mountain", & the piano suite "Pictures at an Exhibition."

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The "Promenade" from Modest Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition". This whole suite was re-created electronically by Isao Tomita for his album "Pictures at an Exhibition".

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Хованщина (Khovanshchina) (1880) //Модест Петрович Мусоргский (Modest Mussorgsky) // Ferruccio Furlanetto, Christopher Ventris, Herbert Lippert, Ain Anger, Andrzej Dobber, Elena Maximova, Norbert Ernst, Wiener Staatsoper, 2015

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