adblocktest
Free sheet music
My account (login)



LIBRARY

Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky
Russia Russia
(1839 - 1881)
152 sheet music
156 MP3
15 MIDI


Instrumentations :
PIANO
› Piano solo (26) Original
› 1 Piano, 4 Hands (duet) (1)
EUPHONIUM
› Brass trio (12)
FLUTE
› Flute and Piano (7)
› Flute and Clarinet (2)
› Flute and String Quartet (2)
› 2 flūtes, piano (1)

Arrangers : › Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich Original (2)
› Baggi, Enzo (1)
› Bernard, Jean (1)
› Dewagtere, Bernard (61)
› Hill, Peter (10)
› MACHELLA, MAURIZIO (1)
› Magatagan, Mike (9)

Sheet music menu:







"For 18 years we provide a free and legal service for free sheet music.

If you use and like Free-scores.com, thank you to consider support donation.

About / Member testimonies


Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich: "Samuel Goldenberg & Schmuÿle" from "Pictures at an Exhibition" for Marimba

"Samuel Goldenberg & Schmu˙le" from "Pictures at an Exhibition" for Marimba
Mvt. 6
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky




Annotate this sheet music
Note the level :
Note the interest :


ListenDownload MP3 : "Samuel Goldenberg & Schmu˙le" from "Pictures at an Exhibition" (Mvt. 6) for Marimba 12x 33x ViewDownload PDF : "Samuel Goldenberg & Schmu˙le" from "Pictures at an Exhibition" (Mvt. 6) for Marimba (2 pages - 179.48 Ko)5x
 

 
Now that you have this PDF score, member's artist are waiting for a feedback from you in exchange of this free access.

Please log in or create a free account so you can :





leave your comment
notate the skill level of this score
assign an heart (and thus participate in improving the relevance of the ranking)
add this score to your library
add your audio or video interpretation


Log in or sign up for free
and participate in the Free-scores.com community





Composer :Modest Petrovich MussorgskyMussorgsky, Modest Petrovich (1839 - 1881)
Instrumentation :

Marimba

Style :

Romantic

Arranger :
Publisher :
Modest Petrovich MussorgskyMagatagan, Mike (1960 - )
Date :1874
Copyright :Public Domain
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839 – 1881) was a Russian composer, one of the group known as "The Five". He was an innovator of Russian music in the romantic period. He strove to achieve a uniquely Russian musical identity, often in deliberate defiance of the established conventions of Western music.

Many of his works were inspired by Russian history, Russian folklore, and other national themes. Such works include the opera Boris Godunov, the orchestral tone poem Night on Bald Mountain and the piano suite Pictures at an Exhibition.

For many years Mussorgsky's works were mainly known in versions revised or completed by other composers. Many of his most important compositions have posthumously come into their own in their original forms, and some of the original scores are now also available.

Victor Hartmann, a Russian painter and architect, was one of Mussorgsky's close friends. When Hartmann died in St. Petersburg in 1873 at the age of 41, the composer was crushed. He wrote to the art critic Vladimir Stasov, paraphrasing Shakespeare: "Why should a dog, a horse, a rat have life, and the Hartmanns perish?" In January 1874, the Russian Academy of Arts organized an exhibition of Hartmann's work. Mussorgsky attended the show, where he saw the varied images that became the basis for Pictures of an Exhibition. On June 2, Mussorgsky began work on Pictures, a musical impression of ten of Hartmann's paintings (plus five "promenades") for piano, and finished the work later in the same month.

Pictures of an Exhibition opens with a "Promenade" in 5/4 that serves as a unifying device throughout; it is a portrayal of the composer himself walking from one painting to the next. The first picture is "Gnomus," inspired by a design for a toy nutcracker that Hartmann drew in 1869. Another promenade is followed by "The Old Castle," a mysterious, lonely evocation built on pedal tones. "Tuileries" is inspired by a watercolor of children at play in the garden of the Tuileries. This bright and impressionistic piece is followed by the heavy tread of "Bydlo" (a Polish oxcart). Mussorgsky's setting of "Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks" is a wildly imaginative scherzo. A stern melody in a Jewish-music-derived scale opens "Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle," in which a wealthy Jew is portrayed by an insistent repeating figure in the treble, a poor Jew in the bass. The rapid patter of haggling housewives characterizes "The Market Place in Limoges." In another sudden change in mood, "Catacombs," which pictures Hartmann himself touring a vast catacomb of skulls, is rendered in naked chord progressions. "The Hut on Fowl's Legs (Baba-Yaga)" was inspired by Hartmann's design for a fourteenth century-style clock in the shape of a witch's hat. Mussorgsky transforms it into a miniature tone poem about Baba Yaga, the legendary Russian witch who devoured the souls of children. After a grand flourish, the work ends with "The Great Gate of Kiev," inspired by a never-implemented design Hartmann submitted to an architecture competition. Pictures of an Exhibition comes to a close with rich, booming chords which evoke bells.

Although Mussorgsky is known to have played Pictures of an Exhibition in recital, the work did not appear in print until 1886, five years after the composer's death. It remained relatively little known until Ravel made a colorful orchestration of it in 1922, and in this form it has enjoyed even greater popularity than the original.

Source: AllMusic (https://www.allmusic.com/composition/pictures-at-an-ex hibition-kartinki-s-v%C3%AFstavski-for-piano-mc00023626 19 ).

Although originally composed for Piano, I created this Interpretation of "Samuel Goldenberg & Schmu˙le" from "Pictures at an Exhibition" (Mvt. 6) for Marimba.
Source / Web :MuseScore
Sheet central :Tableaux d'une exposition (110 sheet music)
Added by magataganm the 2018-11-13


0 comment





Report problem


This sheet music is part of the collection of magataganm :
Mike Magatagan's Arrangements
Arrangements musicaux de Mike Magatagan
Musical Arrangements of Mike Magatagan
Sheet music list :
› "A Che Più Strali" for Brass Ensemble - Brass Quartet
› "Are You Sleeping?" for Steel Orchestra - Percussion Ensemble
› "Benedictus" from the Mass in B Minor for Mandolin & Guitars
› "Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf" for Double String Quartet - String Quartet
› "Domino Clasula" for String Quartet - String Quartet
› "Etude" from "12 Morceaux" for Marimba Duet
› "Every Valley Shall Be Exalted" for Steel Orchestra - Percussion Ensemble
› "Fanfare for a King" for Trumpet Quartet
› "Fanfare-Rondeau"for Steel Orchestra - Percussion Ensemble
› "Funeral March" from "12 Morceaux" for Horn & Strings




Cookies allow us to personalize content and ads, to provide social media-related features and analyze our traffic. We also share information on the use of our site with our social media partners, advertising and analytics, which can combine them with other information you have provided to them or collected in your use of their services.
Learn more and set cookiesClose