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Prokofiev: Suites From Romeo And Juliet, Etc


Release Date: 10/06/2000 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8554057   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Andrew MogreliaTheodore Kuchar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukrainian National Symphony OrchestraNational Symphony Orchestra of UkraineCzecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Andrew Mogrelia
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
2.
Cinderella Suite no 1, Op. 107 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Theodore Kuchar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USSR 
3.
Love for Three Oranges: March, Op. 33b no 1 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Andrew Mogrelia
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; Paris, France 
4.
Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Andrew Mogrelia
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter: I. Montagues and Capulets
Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter: II. Juliet as a Young Girl
Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter: III. Friar Laurence
Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter: IV. Dance
Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter: V. Romeo and Juliet Before Parting
Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter: VI. Dance of the Maids with Lillies
Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter: VII. Romeo at Juliet's Grave
Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60: I. The Birth of Kije
Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60: II. Romance
Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60: III. Kije's Wedding
Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60: IV. Troika
Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60: V. The Funeral of Kije
Cinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107: I. Introduction
Cinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107: II. Pas de chat
Cinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107: III. Quarrel
Cinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107: IV. Fairy Godmother and Fairy Winter
Cinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107: VI. Cinderella Goes to the Ball
Cinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107: VII. Cinderella's Waltz
Cinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107: VIII. Midnight
The Love for 3 Oranges Suite, Op. 33bis: III. March

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Outstanding Composer And Excellent Selections. September 2, 2012 By Richard F. Buckley (Jefferson Hills, PA) See All My Reviews "Prokofiev is one of the most underrated composers of his time. His great talent and virtuosity is second to very few. The selections included on this disc include some of his most relevant and entertaining work. They include suites from Romeo and Juliet, Lieutenant Kiji, Cinderella and a brief piece from The Love for Three Oranges. Each is a masterpiece in its own right. The orchestras and conductors were unknown to me before purchasing this disc, but, like all Naxos selections, they turned out to be outstanding performances. Juliet As a Young Girl, a movement from Romeo and Juliet, has long been a favorite of mine, and here it is handled expertly. The sleigh ride (Troika) from Lieutenant Kiji is also thrillingly presented. All in all, this disc packs some wallop and enjoyment for those fortunate enough to discover and buy it. A+++++" Report Abuse
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