Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5; The Year 1941 ()

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composed by Sergey Prokofiev

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Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5; The Year 1941 - National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine; Theodore Kuchar (conductor)
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  1. Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, Op. 100
  2. The Year 1941, suite for orchestra, Op. 90
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Beyond all argument, Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5, Op. 10, is his biggest, his grandest, and his greatest symphony, a massive and monumental work that celebrates the triumph of all that is decent and virtuous over all that is depraved and immoral. But while Prokofiev's symphonic suite The Year 1941, Op. 90, is perhaps not his loudest and dumbest symphonic work, it is as bathetic, as bombastic, and as banal as the Symphony No. 5 is good, decent, and virtuous. The great thing about this disc is that both works are on it and ...

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5; The Year 1941 1996, Naxos

UPC: 730099405621