Alexander Ghindin plays Mussorgsky

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Modest Mussorgsky had a lively interest in folk art.  It was an interest he shared with his friend Victor Hartmann, a brilliant young artist who died unexpectedly in 1873.  Mussorgsky was devastaed by the loss of his friend and wrote this work after a visit to a memorial exhibition of Hartmann's paintings.

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Mussorgsky:  Pictures at an Exhibition

Alexander Ghindin, piano

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Recorded in a live broadcast in WGBH's Fraser Performance Studio on March 2nd, 2009.

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