Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition (Once Upon a Masterpiece #2) (Hardcover)
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Other Books in Series
This is book number 2 in the Once Upon a Masterpiece series.
- #1: Haydn's Farewell Symphony (Once Upon a Masterpiece #1) (Hardcover): $16.95
- #3: Bach's Goldberg Variations (Once Upon a Masterpiece #3) (Hardcover): $16.95
- #4: Beethoven's Heroic Symphony (Once Upon a Masterpiece #4) (Hardcover): $16.95
- #5: Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite (Once Upon a Masterpiece #5) (Hardcover): $16.99
When his friend Victor suddenly dies, composer Mussorgsky is deeply saddened. But, with the help of his friends, and through his own music, Modest finds a way to keep Victor's spirit alive.
Readers of all ages will enjoy the inspirational story behind the composition of Pictures at an Exhibition. Bright, colorful illustrations incorporate elements of Russian folk art and traditional symbols. View pages from artist JoAnn Kitchel's notebook for explanations of the symbols and see her pencil-sketch research of the Russian culture.
About the Author
Anna Harwell Celenza is a musicologist and the author of several books for adults and children regarding music history and the history of art. Her children’s books include THE FAREWELL SYMPHONY, PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION, GERSHWIN'S RHAPSODY IN BLUE, and VIVALDI'S FOUR SEASONS. Anna lives in Baltimore, Maryland.