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Composer of the month


 •Modest Mussorgsky is a Russian composer.
•He was part of a group of Russian composers called 'The Five' who all tried to write music that sounded Russian by using traditional stories and folk tunes as their starting point.
•Mussorgsky was from a rich, powerful family who had connections to royalty.
His mother was a pianist and Modest had his first lessons with her.
•By the age of 10, he was good enough to go to a special mu sic school and at 12 he started writing his own pieces.

Mussorgsky's "Night on Bald Mountain" - Ludwig Symphony Orchestra

The Ludwig Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Thomas Ludwig, performs "Night on Bald Mountain" by Modest Mussorgsky at the Gwinnett Performing Arts Cen...

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