Great Gate of Kiev, The, from Pictures at an Exhibition (string trio)
Title: The Great Gate of Kiev, from Pictures at an Exhibition
Composer: Modest Moussorgsky, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin, Violin 2/Viola, Cello
Printout: 8 pages
Note: The Great Gate of Kiev is the grand finale to Moussorgsky’s famous Pictures at an Exhibition. The majestic music was inspired by an architect’s drawing of the gate, which was actually never built. This arrangement includes alternate parts for violin 2 or viola.