As Moussorgsky originally wrote these scores, their forms are visible on page after page.
Moussorgsky handles his ecclesiastical themes with sure knowledge.
Thus Moussorgsky, with all his ugliness, speaks a new idiom.
Dostoïevsky and Moussorgsky were not unlike temperamentally.
But it is by no means alone the timeliness of Moussorgsky that has advanced him to his present position.
He put away Moussorgsky with a sigh, and curled up to go to sleep.
In this work Moussorgsky went against the foreign classic opera in conception as well as in construction.
The music of Moussorgsky comes up out of a dense and livid ground.
One feels that the composer has recently encountered the personalities of Moussorgsky and Debussy.
Sometimes, Moussorgsky is whole civilizations discarded by life.