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Prokofiev - Enfant Terrible - A 50th Anniversary Celebration


Release Date: 04/08/2003 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 473443   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Vladimir AshkenazyMarianna TarasovaElena ObraztsovaSergei Alexashkin,   ... 
Conductor:  Vladimir AshkenazyAndré PrevinClaudio AbbadoValery Gergiev,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraChicago Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Dreams, Op. 6 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; Russia 
2. Concerto for Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 16: Andantino - Allegretto by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913/1923; USSR 
Notes: This selection is a ADD recording. 
3. Scythian Suite, Op. 20: The Glorious Departure of Lolly and the Sun's Procession by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; USSR 
Notes: This selection is a ADD recording. 
4. Gambler, Op. 24: The General has sent me to ask you to leave aside your intentions by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Marianna Tarasova (Mezzo Soprano), Elena Obraztsova (Mezzo Soprano), Sergei Alexashkin (Bass),
Vladimir Galusin (Tenor), Nikolai Gassiev (Tenor)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917/1928; USSR 
5. Symphony no 1 in D major, Op. 25 "Classical": 4th movement, Molto vivace by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Walter Weller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
Notes: This selection is a ADD recording. 
6. Sonata for Piano no 3 in A minor, Op. 28 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907/1917; Russia 
7. Love for Three Oranges Suite, Op. 33a: Scène infernale by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Alexandr Morozov (Baritone), Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Evgeny Akimov (Tenor),
Mikhail Kit (Baritone), Larissa Schevtchenko (Soprano), Olga Korzhenskaya (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919/1924; USA 
8. Overture on Hebrew Themes for Clarinet, String Quartet and Piano in C minor, Op. 34 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Keith Puddy (Clarinet), Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 
Notes: This selection is a ADD recording. 
9. Fiery Angel, Op. 37: Genrich, come back, come back by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Galina Gorchakova (Soprano), Sergei Leiferkus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923/1927; Paris, France 
10. Concerto for Piano no 5 in G major, Op. 55: 5th movement, Vivo by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Conductor:  Witold Rowicki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931-1932; Paris, France 
Notes: This selection is a ADD recording. 
11. Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60: Troika by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Paris, France 
Notes: This selection is a ADD recording. 
12. Concerto for Violin no 2 in G minor, Op. 63: 2nd movement, Andante assai by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Gil Shaham (Violin)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Paris, France 
13. Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: Act 1 - Dance of the Knights by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935-1936; Paris, France 
14. Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78: Alexander's Entry into Pskov by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USSR 
Notes: This selection is a ADD recording. 
15. Sonata for Piano no 7 in B flat major, Op. 83: 2nd movement, Andante caloroso by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939-1942; USSR 
Notes: This selection is a ADD recording. 
16. Betrothal in a Monastery, Op. 86: My pretty, my pretty by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sergei Alexashkin (Bass), Larissa Diadkova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940-1941; USSR 
17. Semyon Kotko, Op. 81 - Act 1: Introduction by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USSR 
18. Semyon Kotko, Op. 81: The swine! by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USSR 
19. Semyon Kotko, Op. 81: Fire, Fire by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Ekaterina Solovieva (Soprano), Vladimir Zhivopistsev (), Lyudmila Kasianenko (),
Lia Shevtsova (Soprano), Grigory Karasev (Bass), Olga Markova-Mikhailenko (Alto),
Mikhail Petrenko (Bass), Olga Savova (Soprano), Genadij Bezzubenkov (Bass),
Tatiana Pavlovskaya (Soprano), Yuri Laptev (Tenor), Mikhail Nikanorov ()
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra,  Kirov Theater Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USSR 
20. Cinderella, Op. 87: no 30, Grand Waltz by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940-1944; USSR 
21. War and Peace, Op. 91: When, oh when was this dreadful business decided by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Nikolai Okhotnikov (Bass)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943/1952; USSR 
22. Ivan the Terrible, Op. 116: Overture by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra,  Kirov Theater Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1945; USSR 
23. Symphony-Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in E minor, Op. 125: 1st movement, Andante by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Mischa Maisky (Cello)
Conductor:  Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 
Notes: Composition written: USSR (1951).
Composition revised: USSR (1952). 
24. Symphony no 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 131: 4th movement, Vivace by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951-1952; USSR 

Sound Samples

Sni (Dreams), Op.6
Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.16: 1. Andantino
Scythian Suite, Op.20 - "Ala and Lolly": 4. The Glorious Departure of Lolly and the Sun's Procession
The Gambler - original version - Act 2: The General has sent me to ask you to leave aside your intentions
Symphony No.1 in D, Op.25 "Classical Symphony": 4. Finale (Vivace)
Piano Sonata No.3 in A minor, Op.28: Allegretto tempestoso - Moderato - Allegro tempestoso- Moderato - Più lento - Più animato - Tempo I - Poco più mosso
The love for three oranges. Op.33 - Act 3. Scene 3: Smeraldina...s bulavkoy...
Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op.34
The Fiery Angel, Op.37 / Act 3: "Genrich, vernis', vernis', vernis!"
Piano Concerto No.5 in G major, Op.55: 5. Vivo
Lieutenant Kijé, Symphonic Suite, Op.60: 4. Troïka
Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.63: 2. Andante assai
Romeo And Juliet, Op.64 / Act 1: 13. Dance Of The Knights
Alexander Nevsky, Op.78: 7. Alexander's entry into Pskov
Piano Sonata No.7 in B flat, Op.83: 2. Andante caloroso - Poco più animato - Più largamente - un poco agitato - Tempo I
Betrothal in a Monastery / Act 2 Tableau 4: "My prettty...My pretty..."
Semyon Kotko, Op.81 / Act 1: Introduction
Semyon Kotko, Op.81 / Act 3: Skoti! (Scene 14)
Semyon Kotko, Op.81 / Act 3: Gorit! Gorit! Gorit u Kotko! (Scene 14)
Cinderella, Op.87: 30. Grand Waltz
War and Peace, Op.91 - original version: "Kagda zhe, kagda zhe"
Ivan the Terrible: 1. Overture
Symphony-Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, Op.125: 1. Andante
Symphony No.7, Op.131: 4. Vivace

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