Posts tagged Prokofiev
This is a wonderful animated short – even if you don’t know who Prokofiev was or understand Russian. Just enjoy the animation.
I liked the portrait of Rimsky Korsakov (then Liadov and Glazunov) that came “alive” to give him advice.
Apparently this won a medal in some film competition.More >
Born April 23, 1891 in Sontsovka, Ukraine. Died March 5, 1953 in Moscow.
First Performance: April 21, 1918 in Saint Petersburg (then called Petrograd) with Prokofiev conducting the Former Court Orchestra.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 More >
Born April 23, 1891 in Sontsovka, Ukraine.
Died March 5, 1853 in Moscow.
Composed in 1949.
First Performance: January 1, 1952, Moscow Radio performance, conducted by Samuel Samosud.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, More >