Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition (Once Upon a Masterpiece #2) (Hardcover)

Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition (Once Upon a Masterpiece #2) By Anna Harwell Celenza, JoAnn Kitchel (Illustrator) Cover Image
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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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781580895286
ISBN-10: 158089528X
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication Date: April 12th, 2016
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Once Upon a Masterpiece