An Old Castle - Pictures At An Exhibition - Modest Mussorgsky

An Old Castle
(Modest Mussorgsky)

An Old Castle
by Modest Mussorgsky

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An Old Castle ” is a movement from a piano suite titled: Pictures at An Exhibition, by Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky in 1874. This suite consists of ten pieces (plus a recurring, varied Promenade). Pictures at An Exhibition is Mussorgsky’s most famous piano composition, and has become a showpiece for virtuoso pianists. It has become further known through various orchestrations and arrangements produced by other musicians and composers. With Maurice Ravel’s 1922 version for full symphony orchestra being by far the most recorded and performed.