Prokofiev: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 5, Temirkanov (CD)

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Discs: 1
Record Label: RCA
Release Date: November 8, 2004

“Temirkanov makes Prokofiev’s well-worn Classical Symphony sound invitingly fresh through his swift tempos and painstaking observance of rhythm, accent and dynamic contrast . . . But the real star here is the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, [with] bold brass, lively woodwinds and sumptuous strings.” — Classics Today

Yuri Temirkanov leads the St. Petersburg Philharmonic in the music of Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev, including his Classical Symphony and Lieutenant Kite.

Contents:

Prokofiev Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25 (Classical)

Prokofiev Lieutenant Kijé, Symphonic Suite, Op. 60

Prokofiev Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, Op. 100