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Sergei Prokofiev, Enfant Terrible (1891-1953): A 50th Anniversary Celebration ()

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composed by Sergey Prokofiev

This set, a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Prokofiev's death, contains some of the most familiar excerpts from his best-known works, from piano sonatas to stage works to orchestral works, with the exception of Peter and the Wolf. There are also a few excerpts from lesser-known works, such as the operas The Betrothal in the Monastery and Semyon Kotko, as well as the Sinfonia Concertante for cello and orchestra. Unfortunately, the short, four-minute Betrothal excerpt doesn't leave much of an impression; there's no ...

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  1. Dreams, symphonic poem, Op. 6
  2. Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16: I. Andantino
  3. Scythian Suite, for orchestra, Op. 20: IV. The Glorious Departure of Lolly and the Sun's Procession
  4. The Gambler, opera, Op. 24: Act III. General prislal menya prosit vas ostavit vashi namerenya (The General has sent me to ask y
  5. Symphony No. 1 in D major ("Classical"), Op. 25: IV. Finale. Molto vivace
  6. Piano Sonata No. 3 in A minor ("From Old Notebooks"), Op. 28
  7. The Love for Three Oranges, opera, Op. 33: Act 3. Scene 3. Smeraldina... s bulavkoy (Smeraldina... with a pin...)
  8. Overture on Hebrew Themes, for clarinet, string quartet & piano, Op. 34
  9. The Fiery Angel, opera, Op. 37: Act 3. Scene 1. Genrich, vernis', vernis', vernis! (Heinrich, come back, come, come back)
  10. Piano Concerto No. 5 in G major, Op. 55: V. Vivo
  11. Lieutenant Kijé, film score and suite for orchestra, Op. 60: IV. Troïka
  12. Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63: II. Andante assai - Allegretto - Andante assai
  13. Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: No. 13. The Knight's Dance
  14. Alexander Nevsky, cantata for mezzo-soprano, chorus & orchestra, Op. 78: No. 7. Alexander's Entry Into Pskov
  15. Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat major ("War Sonata 2/Stalingrad"), Op. 83: II. Andante caloroso
  16. Betrothal in a Monastery ("The Duenna"), opera, Op. 86: Act 2. Tableau 4. Moya Krasavitsa...Moya Krasavitsa...(My pretty...my pretty...)
  17. Semyon Kotko, opera, Op. 81: Act I. Introduction
  18. Semyon Kotko, opera, Op. 81: Act I. Skotï! (The swine!)
  19. Semyon Kotko, opera, Op. 81: Act III. Scene 14. Gorit! Gorit! (Fire! Fire!)
  20. Cinderella, ballet, Op. 87: No. 30. Grand Waltz
  21. War and Peace, opera, Op. 91: Scene 10. Kagda zhe, kagda zhe reshylas' eta strashnaje dela? (When, oh when was this dreadful busi
  22. Ivan the Terrible, film score, Op. 116: I. Overture
  23. Sinfonia Concertante for cello & orchestra in E minor, Op. 125: I. Andante
  24. Symphony No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 131: IV. Vivace
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Sergei Prokofiev, Enfant Terrible (1891-1953): A 50th Anniversary Celebration
2003, Decca

UPC: 028947344322

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