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PROKOFIEV, S.: Romeo and Juliet Suites Nos. 1 and 2 / Pushkin Waltz No. 2 (Seattle Symphony, Schwarz)


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PROKOFIEV, S.: Romeo and Juliet Suites Nos. 1 and 2 / Pushkin Waltz No. 2 (Seattle Symphony, Schwarz)

Sergey Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet was completed after the composer’s final repatriation to Soviet Russia after a period abroad. It was written for the Kirov Ballet but early productions faltered, and Prokofiev soon adapted his music to the concert hall. The Suites avoid narrative sequence, selecting crucial moments such as the famous “balcony scene”, and dramatic climaxes such as The Death of Tybalt. Composed to celebrate the famous author’s 150th anniversary, the Pushkin Waltzes are relaxed, easygoing, and with a typically witty edge.

Prokofiev, Sergey

  Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 1, Op. 64bis
1.   I. Folk Dance 00:04:38
2.   II. A Scene 00:01:35
3.   III. Madrigal 00:03:55
4.   IV. Minuet 00:03:06
5.   V. Masks 00:02:18
6.   VI. Romeo and Juliet 00:08:19
7.   VII. The Death of Tybalt 00:04:57
  Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter
8.   I. Montagues and Capulets 00:06:11
9.   II. The Young Girl Juliet 00:04:24
10.   III. Friar Lawrence 00:03:06
11.   IV. Danse 00:01:59
12.   V. Romeo with Juliet before Parting 00:09:41
13.   VI. Dance of the Antillian Girls 00:02:07
14.   VII. Romeo at the Tomb of Juliet 00:06:50
  Pushkin Waltzes, Op. 120: No. 2. Waltz in C-Sharp Minor: Allegro meditativo
15.   Pushkin Waltzes, Op. 120: No. 2. Waltz in C - Sharp Minor: Allegro meditativo 00:04:35

Total Playing Time: 01:07:41

Prokofiev, Sergey

Schwarz, Gerard

Seattle Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.571210

Barcode: 747313121076

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Physical Release: 07/2012

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