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Donald Macleod looks at the reasons behind Prokofiev's decision to return to Russia in the early 1930s. He was permitted to take European and American tours up to 1938, but then he was trapped, and would never leave again.

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Fri 11 Jan 2013 12:00

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Music Played

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Sonata no 7 for piano - 3rd movement Precipitato

    Performer: Peter Donohoe

    • CDC:754281-2.
    • 7.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Le pas d'acier - extract) L'usine

    Performers: Philharmonia Orchestra, Igor Markevitch (conductor)

    • EMI: 46974 2.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    First String Quartet op 50 extract 3rd movement

    Performers: Pavel Haas quartet

    • Supraphon: SI 3957-2.
    • 3.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    2nd violin concerto op 63

    Performers: Vadim Repin (violin), Halle Orchestra, Kent Nagano (conductor)

    • Warner: 0927496352.
    • 1.

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