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Thu April 11, 2013
Greater Boston Video: Pictures at an Exhibition
The great Russian composer Mussorgsky composed his enduring piece Pictures at an Exhibition in 1874—it depicts a tour through an art collection. Now Boston’s Copley Society of Art and the Boston Symphony Orchestra have turned that concept completely around. They asked artists to paint pictures based on the MUSIC. Hear many of them tell us what it is in the music that inspired them.