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Prokofiev: Romeo And Juliet (Excerpts) / Mitropoulos, Et Al


Release Date: 08/01/2006 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 78761   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Sergei ProkofievModest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mixed 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b: Montagues and Capulets by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1957 
Venue:  St George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
2. Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b: Juliet, the young girl by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1957 
Venue:  St George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
3. Romeo and Juliet Suite no 1, Op. 64a: no 1, Folk Dance by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1957 
Venue:  St George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
4. Romeo and Juliet Suite no 1, Op. 64a: no 5, Masks by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1957 
Venue:  St George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
5. Romeo and Juliet Suite no 1, Op. 64a: no 6, Balcony Scene by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1957 
Venue:  St George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 6 Minutes 38 Secs. 
6. Romeo and Juliet Suite no 1, Op. 64a: no 7, Death of Tybalt by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1957 
Venue:  St George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
7. Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b: Romeo and Juliet Before Parting by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1957 
Venue:  St George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 8 Minutes 23 Secs. 
8. Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b: Friar Lawrence by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1957 
Venue:  St George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
9. Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b: Romeo at Juliet's Grave by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1957 
Venue:  St George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 5 Minutes 55 Secs. 
10. Night on the Bare Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 11 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. 
11. Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Dimitri Mitropoulos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Paris, France 
Length: 19 Minutes 58 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Montagues and Capulets (No. 1 from Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter)
Juliet, the Young Girl (No. 2 from Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter)
Folk Dance (No. 1 from Suite No. 1, Op. 64bis)
Masks (No. 5 from Suite No. 1, Op. 64bis)
Romeo and Juliet (No. 6 from Suite No. 1, Op. 64bis)
Death of Tybalt (No. 7 from Suite No. 1, Op. 64bis)
Romeo at Juliet's before Parting (No. 5 from Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter)
Friar Laurence (No. 3 from Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter)
Romeo at the Grave of Juliet (No. 7 from Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter)
Night On Bald Mountain
I. The Birth of Kijé. Andante assai - Doppio movimento
II. Romance. Andante - Allegretto - Andante come prima
III. Kijé's Wedding. Allegro fastoso - Più animato
IV. Troika. Moderato - Allegro con brio
V. Kijé's Funeral. Andante assai - Allegro moderato

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