Mussorgsky (Moussorgsky), Modest – Baba Yaga & Great Gate of Kiev from Pictures at an Exhibition for Low Brass Octet.
Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition has become an iconic orchestral showpiece. The climax of the work really begins with the Baba Yaga movement, ever-building towards the grand finale of the Great Gate of Kiev. Randall Malmstrom has produced an epic arrangement of these two movements for Low Brass octet for advanced performers.
Instrumentation calls for: 6 Trombones (1 alto, 4 tenors & 1 bass), Euphonium and Tuba.
Hold on to your hats! - Audio sample (click play)
Published with permission from Gordon Cherry.