A number of fugues on Uzbek folk melodies. In addition to the well known Toccata, his works included operas, ballets, music dramas, chamber works and film scores.
He was a pupil of Gnesin, Aleksandrov and Miaskovsky. He also studied piano with Oborin at the Moscow Conservatiore. On graduating, Mushel taught at the Tashkent Conservatiore, becoming Professor of Compositionin 1976. He was influenced by local traditional music.
(Information from an e-mail received from "Johanne Rees-Davies" concerning Mushel. Her e-mail address is J.S.Rees-Daviessussex.ac.uk. The information was obtained from a small paragraph in ‘Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians’. The column of info & list of works from New Grove II.