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Prokofiev Piano Sonata no 7, 3rd movement "Precipitato"

Prokofiev Piano Sonata no 7, 3rd movement “Precipitato”.
This piece has an interesting part in 7/8, sub divided 2+3+2


Grace Notes: Memorising Music

I recently read an article on the BBC News website about the Aurora Orchestra and how they are memorising an entire Beethoven symphony for one of the… 555 more words


Russian National Ballet Theatre: Cinderella

On Saturday, the Wichita Grand Opera began its fifteenth season with a performance of Sergei Prokofiev’s Cinderella by the Russian National Ballet Theatre. I had the opportunity to review it for the… 8 more words


Prokofiev Violin Concerto no. 1

Arabella Steinbacher, violin
Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra
Andrés Orozco-Strada


Happy Birthday, Sergei Prokofiev!

This collection of piano sheet music by Sergei Prokofiev includes  Sarcasms, Visions Fugitives, and other short works for piano.  The introduction to this publication from Dover Publications tells about each work in this collection, and gives performance notes.  82 more words

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Happy Birthday to Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev!

Born #TodayInOpera 1891, the composer from the Ukraine has a wide variety of compositions that have made their way into the core repertoire.   194 more words


Pacific Symphony / Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev / OCR review

A version of Prokofiev’s original ‘Romeo and Juliet” was performed, with a seldom heard happy ending …

Review: Pacific Symphony’s alternative ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is difficult to love. The Orange County Register, April 17, 2015.

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