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Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
The image of brooding, winged ghouls wreaking havoc on a mountain village under cover of night has terrified generations of young children in Walt Disney's Fantasia. Inspired by Russian legend, Mussorgsky's tone poem depicts the dark ritual of a witches' sabbath. Sadly, it was never performed in his lifetime, but the arrangement by his friend Rimsky-Korsakov has become a concert blockbuster. The version used in Fantasia was orchestrated by Leopold Stokowski.
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