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Mus·sorg·sky(mə-zôrg′skē, -sôrg′-, mo͞o′sərg-), Modest Petrovich 1839-1881.
Russian composer whose works include the opera Boris Godunov and the piano suite Pictures at an Exhibition (both 1874).
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Mussorgsky(mʊˈsɔːɡskɪ; Russian ˈmusərkskij) or
(Biography) Modest Petrovich (maˈdɛst pɪˈtrɔvitʃ). 1839–81, Russian composer. He translated inflections of speech into melody in such works as the song cycle Songs and Dances of Death (1875–77) and the opera Boris Godunov (1874). His other works include Pictures at an Exhibition (1874) for piano
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Mus•sorg•sky(mʊˈsɔrg ski, -ˈzɔrg-)
Modest Petrovich, 1839–81, Russian composer.
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