Naxos Musical Journey: Mussorgsky Pictures

Naxos Musical Journey: Mussorgsky Pictures

     
 

Modest Mussorgsky's brilliantly evocative composition "Pictures at an Exhibition" is combined with travelogue footage of Russia for this special DVD which satisfies both the eyes and the ears. As Mussorgsky's masterpiece is performed on the soundtrack, viewers are taken for a grand tour of the architecture of St. Petersburg, the underground caverns of Odessa, the… See more details below

Overview

Modest Mussorgsky's brilliantly evocative composition "Pictures at an Exhibition" is combined with travelogue footage of Russia for this special DVD which satisfies both the eyes and the ears. As Mussorgsky's masterpiece is performed on the soundtrack, viewers are taken for a grand tour of the architecture of St. Petersburg, the underground caverns of Odessa, the lights of Moscow at night, and the pastoral beauty of the Russian countryside. In addition, two beloved compositions by Alexander Borodin are featured as a bonus: "In the Steppes of Central Asia" and "Polovtsian Dances."

Product Details

Release Date:
08/29/2000
UPC:
0647715099921
Original Release:
2000
Rating:
NR
Source:
Dvd International
Presentation:
[Pan & Scan]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital, stereo]
Time:
0:58:00

Special Features

[None confirmed]

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Chapter Index
0. Chapters: Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition
1. Promenade [2:00]
2. Gnomus [2:41]
3. Promenade [1:15]
4. The Old Castle [4:52]
5. Promenade [:46]
6. The Tuileries [1:14]
7. Bydlo (The Ox-Cart) [3:08]
8. Promenade [1:00]
9. Ballet Of The Chickens In Their Shells [1:24]
10. Samuel Goldenberg And Schmuyle [2:33]
11. Limoges, The Market Place [1:35]
12. Catacombs [2:04]
13. Cum Mortuis In Lingua Mortua [2:18]
14. The Hut On Fowl's Legs [3:52]
15. The Great Gate Of Kiev [6:24]
0. Chapters: Borodin
16. In The Steppes Of Central Asia [8:03]
17. Polovtsian Dances (From Prince Igor) [12:40]

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