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Prokofiev : a biography in three movements

Author: Lawrence Hanson; Elisabeth Hanson
Publisher: New York : Random House, 1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors portray the man, analyze his compositions, and offer "vignettes of musical circles in Old Russia, the West between the wars and in the Soviet Union, with ... sidelights on the Communist front." Publisher's note.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hanson, Lawrence.
Prokofiev.
New York, Random House, 1964
(OCoLC)639443748
Named Person: Sergey Prokofiev; Sergey Prokofiev; Sergey Prokofiev
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Hanson; Elisabeth Hanson
OCLC Number: 986827
Description: xiii, 368 pages : illustrations, portraits, pls. ; 22 cm
Contents: First movement : Vivace energico. 1891-1902 The Prokofievs --
1902-1904 Prodigy --
1904-1908 Conservatory --
1908-1914 Modernist --
1914-1918 Diaghilev and after --
Second movement : Andante doloroso-Allegro trionfale. 1918-1920 America --
1920-1922 Failure --
1922-1925 European --
1925-1933 Fame --
Third movement : Scherzando furioso-Andantino amoroso-Largo. 1933-1939 Fatted calf --
1939-1945 Maturity --
1945-1953 Finale.
Responsibility: Lawrence & Elisabeth Hanson.

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The authors portray the man, analyze his compositions, and offer "vignettes of musical circles in Old Russia, the West between the wars and in the Soviet Union, with ... sidelights on the Communist front." Publisher's note.

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