Video: Two times Night at Bald Mountain

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky's orchestral tone poem Night at Bald Mountain was spun around an ancient Russian legend of a witches' sabbath. The piece was completed in 1867. An impressive animation in pinscreen technique interpreting the music was made in 1933 by Alexander Alexeïeff & Claire Parker. (Via Coisas do arco da velha)

As early as in the 1880s Rimsky-Korsakov did editorial work on Night at Bald Mountain and thus made it more successful and the music track heard in Disney's Night at Bald Mountain sequence from Fantasia (1940) is even more adapted.

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