Boris Godunov is an opera by Modest Mussorgsky. The work was composed between 18in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is Mussorgsky's only completed opera and is considered his masterpiece. Modest P. Mussorgsky, Claudio Abbado, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Anatoly Kotscherga, Marjana Lipovsek, Samuel Ramey, Sergej Larin, Sergei Leiferkus. listen (help·info)) is an opera by Modest Mussorgsky (–). The work was composed between 18in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is Mussorgsky's. Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky was a Russian composer, one of the group known as "The Five". Such works include the opera Boris Godunov, the orchestral tone poem. The group of Russian composers who began to assemble after , consisting of Mily Balakirev, César Cui, Modest Musorgsky, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Modest Mussorgsky, Russian composer noted particularly for his opera Boris Godunov (final version first performed ), his songs, and his piano piece. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, ; Format: Book; p.: ill., music ; 22 cm. Photo Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera René Pape in the title role in Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov. Photo Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera Modest Mussorgsky (music. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Modest Mussorgsky at the Discogs , Modest Mussorgsky - Boris Godounow - Prayer Of Boris / Death Of Boris album. Modest Mussorgsky, Alexander Melik-Pashayev, Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, George London (2) – Boris Godunov. Label.