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Sergey Prokofiev

Author: Daniel Jaffé
Publisher: London : Phaidon, 1998.
Series: 20th-century composers.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The versatile composer and pianist Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953) is among the most significant and individual figures in twentieth-century Russian music. Best known for the ballet Romeo and Juliet and his piece for children Peter and the Wolf, Prokofiev wrote primarily for the stage and also contributed notably to the genres of symphony and concerto. The pressure from Soviet authority, following his return to Russia  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jaffé, Daniel.
Sergey Prokofiev.
London : Phaidon, 1998
(OCoLC)639395632
Named Person: Sergey Prokofiev; S S Prokofʹev; Sergey Prokofiev; Sergey Prokofiev
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Jaffé
ISBN: 0714835137 9780714835136 9780714847740 0714847747
OCLC Number: 39702152
Notes: Classified list of works: p. 217-225.
Description: 240 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Russian wunderkind : 1891-1914 --
Ballets Russes and revolution : 1914-18 --
A tale of three cities : 1918-22 --
Lina and The fiery angel : 1922-7 --
The prodigal son : 1927-9 --
Return to the USSR : 1929-36 --
The terror : 1936-41 --
The Great Patriotic War : 1941-5 --
Winter bonfire : 1945-53 --
Epilogue.
Series Title: 20th-century composers.
Responsibility: by Daniel Jaffé.

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A comprehensive, revealing biography of the versatile Russian composer and pianist.  Read more...

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