Mussorgsky was inspired by Hartman’s sketch for a theater costume intended for a ballet called “Trilbi”. There is a scene in this ballet where children dance like chicks in their eggshells. For this, a joking music is used with an underlying pattern.
Pictures at an exhibition by Modest Moessorgski
It is a ten-part suite by Modest Musorgsky (1874) a Russian composer. Inspired by paintings by his friend the painter Viktor Hartman. I painted my version. These were projected through a keynote presentation by Jan Penninkhof while the suite was played by colleague Gerard van der Laan (pianist).
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