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Mussorgsky

Mussorgsky

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Dancing chickens in their shells, a witch's hut on scrawny legs, and glowing skulls are a few of the images in Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. And in between, the famous promenade music takes us from painting to painting. It ends gloriously with the Great Gate of Kiev. This performance comes from Brussels, where Mikko Franck conducts the Belgian National Orchestra.