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Orchestral music
by Prokofiev -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'The São Paulo Symphony respond with great sensitivity ...'

Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No 4 (revised version); The Prodigal Son. São Paulo Symphony Orchestra / Marin Alsop. © 2013 Naxos Rights US Inc

Prokofiev's Symphony No 4, one of his finest symphonic achievements, has an interesting history. Indeed, the version recorded here took eighteen years to gestate. The composer started writing it in 1929, where the material was largely derived from the ballet The Prodigal Son, which incidentally also forms part of the programme on this album...

Copyright © 21 November 2013 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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PROKOFIEV: SYMPHONY NO 4; THE PRODIGAL SON

SERGEI PROKOFIEV

RUSSIA

BRAZIL

MARIN ALSOP

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

20TH CENTURY

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