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         This week we are listening to: Night on a Bare (or Bald) Mountain by Mussorgsky.                        

Listen:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLCuL-K39eQ 

 

 

Modest Mussorgsky was a Russian composer. He was writing his music during the time we now call the Romantic period. Music written at this time was much more dramatic than previously.

Night on a Bare (or Bald) Mountain is a tone poem. This is a piece of music that describes something in sound. This piece of music describes witches gathering on a mountain on a special night.

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