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About 'Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition'
Mussorgsky, Modest (biography)
1839 , Karevo, Pskov
1881 , Pskov
Russian composer, one of the group known as The Five. Famous works include the opera Boris Godunov and the piano suite Pictures at an Exhibition, which Ravel later orchestrated.
Pictures at an Exhibition is Mussorgsky's most famous piano composition. It has become further known through various orchestrations and arrangements produced by Maurice Ravel. This movement is the music depicting the onlooker walking or promenading between pictures.