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PROKOFIEV, S.: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (excerpts) (arr. for viola and piano) (M. Jones, Golani, Hampton)

    




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PROKOFIEV, S.: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (excerpts) (arr. for viola and piano) (M. Jones, Golani, Hampton)

One of Prokofiev’s best loved works today, Romeo and Juliet was initially declared ‘impossible to dance to’. The composer resorted to making Symphonic Suites of the work, subsequently arranged for viola and piano, with the composer’s full approval, by renowned Soviet performer and founder of the Beethoven String Quartet Vadim Vasilyevich Borisovsky. The adaptation loses little from Prokofiev’s timeless score through expert utilization of the viola’s full technical possibilities, a quality enhanced by the ‘sensuous and dramatic’ (The Strad) artistry of outstanding viola player Matthew Jones.


Prokofiev, Sergey
Borisovsky, Vadim, arranger(s)

  Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (excerpts) (arr. V. Borisovsky for viola and piano)
1.   Act I: Introduction 00:02:16
2.   Act I Scene 1: The Street awakens 00:01:37
3.   Act I Scene 2: Juliet as a Young Girl 00:03:23
4.   Act I Scene 2: Minuet: Arrival of the Guests 00:03:15

Prokofiev, Sergey
Grunes, David, arranger(s)

  Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act I Scene 2: Masks (arr. D. Grunes for viola and piano)
5.   Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act I Scene 2: Masks (arr. D. Grunes for viola and piano) 00:02:21

Prokofiev, Sergey
Borisovsky, Vadim, arranger(s)

  Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (excerpts) (arr. V. Borisovsky for viola and piano)
6.   Act I Scene 2: Dance of the Knight 00:05:55
7.   Act I Scene 2: Mercutio 00:02:30
8.   Act I Scene 2: Balcony Scene 00:05:06
9.   Act II Scene 1: Carnival 00:03:46
  Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act II Scene 1: Dance with Mandolins (arr. V. Borisovsky for 2 violas and piano)
10.   Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act II Scene 1: Dance with Mandolins (arr. V. Borisovsky for 2 violas and piano) 00:02:12
  Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (excerpts) (arr. V. Borisovsky for viola and piano)
11.   Act II Scene 2: Romeo at Friar Laurence's - Juliet at Friar Laurence's 00:07:17
12.   Act II Scene 3: Death of Mercutio 00:02:58

Prokofiev, Sergey
Hampton, Michael / Jones, Matthew, arranger(s)

  Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act II Scene 3: Death of Tybalt (arr. M. Jones and M. Hampton for viola and piano)
13.   Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act II Scene 3: Death of Tybalt (arr. M. Jones and M. Hampton for viola and piano) 00:03:30

Prokofiev, Sergey
Borisovsky, Vadim, arranger(s)

  Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act III Scene 3: Morning Serenade (arr. V. Borisovsky for 2 violas and piano)
14.   Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act III Scene 3: Morning Serenade (arr. V. Borisovsky for 2 violas and piano) 00:02:23

Prokofiev, Sergey
Grunes, David, arranger(s)

  Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act III Scene 3: Dance of the with Lily Maidens (arr. D. Grunes for viola and piano)
15.   Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act III Scene 3: Dance of the with Lily Maidens (arr. D. Grunes for viola and piano) 00:02:27

Prokofiev, Sergey
Borisovsky, Vadim, arranger(s)

  Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act IV Epilogue: Death of Juliet (arr. V. Borisovsky for viola and piano)
16.   Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Act IV Epilogue: Death of Juliet (arr. V. Borisovsky for viola and piano) 00:06:44

Total Playing Time: 00:57:40






Composer(s):
Prokofiev, Sergey

Arranger(s):
Borisovsky, Vadim; Grunes, David; Hampton, Michael; Jones, Matthew

Artist(s):
Golani, Rivka; Hampton, Michael; Jones, Matthew

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572318

Barcode: 747313231874

Physical Release: 08/2011

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