Modest Mussorgsky - A Night on the Bare Mountain
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Best Movie Soundtracks - 1930s-50s
5. Modest Mussorgsky - A Night on the Bare Mountain
The most famous use of Mussorgky's masterpiece is in the final sequence of Disney’s Fantasia which stars a devil called Chernabog who uses his powers to raise all sorts of ghosts, monsters, and demons all through the night. The version heard in the film is actually Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov's popular version of the piece, completed a few years after Mussorgky's death.