PROKOFIEV Alexander Nevsky


PROKOFIEV Alexander Nevsky, Scythian Suite, Lieutenant Kijé, Mastering Engineer: Masaya Higashino (ESOTERIC COMPANY)

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PROKOFIEV Alexander Nevsky

PROKOFIEV Alexander Nevsky

Scythian Suite, Lieutenant Kijé

Conducted by Claudio Abbado

Genre: Vocal music. Orchestral music
London Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Claudio Abbado

Track List

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

Alexander Nevsky Op. 78

  1. 1. Russia under the Mongol Yoke
  2. 2. Song about Alexander Nevsky
  3. 3. The Crusaders in Pskov
  4. 4. Arise, ye Russian People
  5. 5. The Battle on the Ice
  6. 6. The Field of the Dead
  7. 7. Alexander’s Entry into Pskov

Elena Obraztsova, Mezzo-Soprano
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Claudio Abbado

Recorded: 8-15 June 1979, Watford Town Hall, London
Producer: Reiner Bullock
Recording Engineer: Klaus Hiemann

Ala and Lolly Op. 20 – Scythian Suite for large orchestra

  1. 1. The Adoration of Veless and Ala
  2. 2. The Enemy God and the Dance of the Spirits of Darkness
  3. 3. Night
  4. 4. The Glorious Departure of Lolly and the Sun’s Procession

Lieutenant Kijé Op.60 – Symphonic Suite

  1. 1. Kijé’s Birth
  2. 2. Romance
  3. 3. Kijé’s Wedding
  4. 4. Troika
  5. 5. Kijé’s Burial

Adolph Herseth, Solo Trumpet [Op. 60]
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Claudio Abbado

Recorded: 22 February 1977, Orchestra Hall, Chicago
Producer: Reiner Bullock
Recording Engineer: Klaus Hiemann
Editing: Reinhard Schmidt

Producer: Motoaki Ohmachi (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
Mastering Engineer: Masaya Higashino (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
Technical Engineer: Tetsuya Kato (ESOTERIC COMPANY)





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