Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881

Alternative names
Birth 1839-03-21
Death 1881-03-28
Italian, Russian, English, German

Biographical notes:

Russian composer.

From the description of "[Khovanshchina / narodnaya muzïkalnaya drama. / M. Musorgski / 6ya Kartina / Sosnovïy bor' Skit'. Lunnaya noch.']." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919862

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : near the Dnieper Estuary (Bug-Ingul), Nikolayev, and Kherson, 3-15 August 1879, to Maria Fyodorova and to Pavel and Sergei Naumov, 1879 Aug. 3-15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270902292

Text in Russian by Count Arseny Golenischev-Kutuzov (1848-1912). No. 4 composed originally for voice and piano, 1877. Dedicated to the author of the text. Title of the 4-song cycle in Russian is: Pesni i pli︠a︡ski smerti. The 4th song bears the Russian title Polkovodets. In this transcription it is given the English title Marshall of Death, although the Russian word means simply Field-Marshall.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Marshall of death / M. Mousorgsky ; orchestrated by J. Schwarzdorf. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52568597


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  • Songs--Scores and parts
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  • Violin and piano music, Arranged--Scores
  • Operas--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Cantatas, sacred--Excerpts, Arranged--scores and parts
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