Pictures at an Exhibition (1874) (Piano Solo). By Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839-1881). For Piano. Piano Large Works. Classical Period and Russian. SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced). Collection. Introductory text, illustrations and standard notation (does not include words to the songs). 1874. 56 pages. G. Schirmer #LB2007. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50335140).
ISBN 0793538890. With introductory text, illustrations and standard notation (does not include words to the songs). Classical Period and Russian. 9x12 inches.
This favorite piano cycle was composed by Mussorgsky in about 3 weeks, and was inspired by the drawings and watercolors of a his friend, the painter Victor Hartmann. Many changes have been made to the score over the years but this edition presents the work as Mussorgsky originally composed it.
About SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
4 and 5-note chords spanning more than an octave. Intricate rhythms and melodies.