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

Total Playing Time: 01:07:41






Composer(s):
Prokofiev, Sergey

Conductor(s):
Schwarz, Gerard

Orchestra(s):
Seattle Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.571210

Barcode: 747313121076

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Release Date: 07/2012

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