4. Modest Petrovitch Moussorsky

4.1. Who is Modest Petrovitch Moussorsky

Modest Petrovitch Moussorsky (1839-1881) was a Russian composer. His operas are based on historical themes. His music seems difficult to understand and many other composers found it necessary to change parts of it. Boris Godounov has been completely revised by Rimsky Korsakov and Pictures at an exhibition has been orchestrated by Ravel.

4.2. Varlaams song from Boris Godounov


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