Prokofiev, Sergei

February 24, 2013, 7:00 pm

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A look at the life and music of l’enfant terrible, Sergei Prokofiev. A look at the life and music of one of Russia’s most talented and controversial composers, Sergei Prokofiev.

Playlist

Episode 1

Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 1, I (excerpts)
Chiu, p.
HM 2907301
1:00

Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty (excerpt)
Russian Nat’l Orchestra/Pletnev
DG 345202
1:12

Rimsky-Korsakov: Battle near Kerzhenets fr. Kitezh
Kirov Orchestra/Gergiev
Phil 462225
:50

Prokofiev: “There are Other Planets” fr. Two Poems, Op. 9
Slavny, bar.; Serov, p.
Delos 3275
4:23

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-flat Major, Op. 10, II & III
Berlin Phil/Abbado; Kissin, p.
DG 439898
8:14

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 19, I
LSO/Previn; Shaham, v.
DG 447758
9:24

Episode 2

Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 3, Op. 28
Chiu, p.
HM 2907301
7:43

Stravinsky: Rite of Spring (excerpts)
LSO/Abbado
DG 415854
:36, :17

Prokofiev:ClassicalSymphony
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 423624
13:55

Prokofiev: Gavotte fr. Classical Symphony
Prokofiev, p.
Pearl 9470
1:20

Episode 3

Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf (excerpts)
Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy
Sony 62638
1:12

Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33a (excerpts)
St. Petersburg Phil/Temirkanov
RCA 68408
4:57

Prokofiev: Kijé’s Birth and Kijé’s Wedding from Lieutenant Kijé
Berlin Phil/Ozawa
DG 463761
6:50

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in g minor, II
LSO/Previn; Shaham, v.
DG 447758
9:43

Episode 4

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (excerpts)
Berlin Phil/Abbado
DG 423439
19:45

Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 7, Op. 83, III
Argerich, p.
EMI 56975
3:15

Episode 5

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat Major, Op. 100, IV
St. Louis Symphony/Slatkin
RCA 5035
9:31, :46

Prokofiev: Ivan the Terrible (excerpts)
LSO/Rostropovich
Sony 48387
12:18

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 7, Op. 131, I + IV (excerpt)
LA Phil/Previn
Philips 426306-2
9:55, 2:02