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Four versions of Modest Mussorgsky’s
St. John’s Night on the Bare Mountain

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsModest Mussorgsky composed his tone poem St. John’s Night on the Bare Mountain, which describes the wildness of a witches’ sabbath, in a hurry in 1867. It was written in only twelve days (and nights) and finished on St. … Continue reading

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