Prokofiev - Violin Concertos | Warner 2564612996

Prokofiev - Violin Concertos

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Label: Warner

Cat No: 2564612996

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 20th November 2015

Contents

Artists

Itzhak Perlman (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra

Conductor

Gennady Rozhdestvensky

Works

Prokofiev, Sergei

Violin Concerto no.1 in D major, op.19
Violin Concerto no.2 in G minor, op.63

Artists

Itzhak Perlman (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra

Conductor

Gennady Rozhdestvensky

About

The distinctive character of each of Prokofievís violin concertos seems rooted in its genesis: the first, nervy and iconoclastic, coincided with the Russian Revolution; the second, more sober and expansively lyrical, dates from 1935, when Prokofiev was preparing a permanent return to his native country.

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