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PROKOFIEV, S.: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 / Dreams (São Paulo Symphony, Alsop)

    
      

 





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PROKOFIEV, S.: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 / Dreams (São Paulo Symphony, Alsop)

Prokofiev had written two symphonies as a student but his first numbered work in the genre was the Classical Symphony, completed in 1917. This evokes, melodically though not necessarily harmonically, the world of Haydn and Mozart, and it has remained one of his most popular works. The Second Symphony, by contrast, is a work of ‘iron and steel’ (in the composer’s words), a symphony of conscious modernity and visceral power. Dreams, a ‘symphonic tableau’, reveals the potent, early influence on Prokofiev of Scriabin. Of Marin Alsop and the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra’s recording of the Fourth Symphony and The Prodigal Son [8.573186], International Record Review wrote: ‘Conductor and orchestra both shine with the excitement of a special relationship in the ascendant’.


Prokofiev, Sergey

  Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25, "Classical"
1.   Play with flash player I. Allegro 00:04:17
2.   Play with flash player II. Larghetto 00:04:03
3.   Play with flash player III. Gavotta: Non troppo allegro 00:01:26
4.   Play with flash player IV. Finale: Molto vivace 00:03:58
  Dreams, Op. 6
5.   Play with flash player Dreams, Op. 6 00:09:26
  Symphony No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 40
6.   Play with flash player I. Allegro ben articolato 00:11:16
7.   Play with flash player II. Theme - 00:01:50
8.   Play with flash player II. Variation 1 - 00:02:21
9.   Play with flash player II. Variation 2 - 00:02:48
10.   Play with flash player II. Variation 3 - 00:01:59
11.   Play with flash player II. Variation 4 - 00:04:28
12.   Play with flash player II. Variation 5 - 00:02:41
13.   Play with flash player II. Variation 6 and Theme 00:06:21

Total Playing Time: 00:56:54






Composer(s):
Prokofiev, Sergey

Conductor(s):
Alsop, Marin

Orchestra(s):
São Paulo Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.573353

Barcode: 747313335374

Release Date: 10/2014

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