Piano Solo Sheet Music
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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.
Location: from Brownsville, Texas
June 19, 2008
JUST WHAT I WAS LOOKING FOR!!!
This edition of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition is the pefect music for any advanced pianist. This edition also has the piece just like Mussorgsky wrote it and some of the pictures that were displayed in the exhibition. I highly recommend this bokk. Its a must for everyone!!!!
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Location: from Dublin, Ireland
Location: from Bloomington, IN
February 11, 2008
Exactly what I needed
This edition is easy to read and is compact enough that it's only 51 pages (I like fewer pages to turn). I used it to arrange for an indoor percussion show, and it was exactly what I needed. I also like it when books have pictures, and this one does,...
18 of 45 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Jacksonville, Fl
Location: from Bakersfield, CA
July 15, 2007
It is what it is
If you're just dying to have the experience of playing "Pictures", this is great. However, if you know the orchestrated version well, this just feels . . .lonely. Still, it's what Mussourgsky intended originally, so that's important. This is about he difficulty level of hymns, so if you don't have...
21 of 52 people found this review helpful.