In 1927 Prokofiev was invited to undertake a two-month concert tour in Russia. It was the first time he'd visited the country of his birth for a decade, and it turned out to be a triumphant homecoming. With Donald Macleod.
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Allegro from Sonata for two violins in C major op 56
Performers: Veronika Jaruskova (Violin), Eva Karova (2nd Violin)
Divertimento op 43
Performers: Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Jarvi (conductor)
The Love For Three Oranges Op.33
Performers: Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Choses en Soi/ Things in Themselves op 45
Performer: Boris Berman (piano)
The prodigal son - scenes II and III
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