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Prokofiev: Waltzes /Järvi, Royal Scottish National Orchestra


Release Date: 06/24/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 10077   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Chandos makes its highly acclaimed disc of Prokofiev's waltzes available as Mid-Price. Prokofiev's waltzes contain some of the composer's most beguiling music. Recorded in: Glasgow City Hall 25 & 26 August 1984 (Waltz Suite Nos 2, 5, & 6) Recorded in: Caird Hall, Dundee 21 & 22 August 1989 (Waltzes from Op. 118) Recorded in: Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow August 1985 (Waltz Suite Nos 1, 3 & 4), 19 & 20 August and 10 December 1985 (Pushkin Waltzes) and August 1986 (Cinderella Suites) Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ben Connellan (Waltzes from The Tale of the Stone Flower, Op. 118) Ralph Couzens (other works) Richard Smoker (Assistant: Waltzes from Op. 118) Bill Todd (Assistant: Waltz Suite Nos 2, 5 & 6) Philip Couzens (Assistant: other Read more works) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Waltz Suite, Op. 110 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USSR 
2. Pushkin Waltzes (2), Op. 120 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USSR 
3. Tale of the Stone Flower, Op. 118: Act 2 - Waltz by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948-1953; USSR 
4. Cinderella Suite no 3, Op. 109 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USSR 
5. Cinderella Suite no 1, Op. 107: Introduction by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USSR 
6. Cinderella Suite no 1, Op. 107: Quarrel by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USSR 
7. Tale of the Stone Flower, Op. 118: Act 2 - Waltz of the Diamonds by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948-1953; USSR 

Sound Samples

Waltz Suite, Op. 110: I. Since we met
Waltz Suite, Op. 110: II. In the Palace
Waltz Suite, Op. 110: III. Mephisto Waltz
Waltz Suite, Op. 110: IV. End of the Fairy Tale
Waltz Suite, Op. 110: V. New Year's Eve Ball
Waltz Suite, Op. 110: VI. Happiness
Pushkin Waltzes, Op. 120: No. 1. Allegro espressivo
Pushkin Waltzes, Op. 120: No. 2. Allegro meditativo
Skaz o kammenom tsvetke (The Tale of the Stone Flower), Op. 118: Act II Scene 4: Scene and Waltz of the Diamonds
Skaz o kammenom tsvetke (The Tale of the Stone Flower), Op. 118: Act II Scene 4: Waltz
Cinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107: I. Introduction: Andante dolce
Cinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107: III. Quarrel: Allegretto
Cinderella Suite No. 3, Op. 109: I. Pavane: Andante grazioso
Cinderella Suite No. 3, Op. 109: II. Cinderella and the Prince: Adagio
Cinderella Suite No. 3, Op. 109: III. 3 Oranges: Moderato
Cinderella Suite No. 3, Op. 109: IV. Dance of Temptation: Moderato
Cinderella Suite No. 3, Op. 109: V. Oriental Dance: Andante dolce
Cinderella Suite No. 3, Op. 109: VIII. Amoroso [Finale]

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