Pictures At an Exhibition composed by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839-1881). Arranged by Elliot Del Borgo. For string orchestra (88555) with optional piano. Concert String Orchestra Series. Grade 3. Score and set of parts. Duration 4 minutes, 30 seconds. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.10114).
Inspired by an exhibition of paintings by his friend Victor Hartmann, these famous musical illustrations by Moussorgsky have been beautifully rendered here for school string orchestras by Elliot Del Borgo. Playing in a bold style is essential, and the success of very stringent, biting harmonies requires accurate performance of chromatic intervals. Duration 4:30.