Prokofiev - Back In The Ussr [Composer Of The Week]

Episodes

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01A Prodigal Son Returns20161219

Why Prokofiev chose to return to the USSR at the height of Stalin's Great Terror.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

02Romeo and Juliet20161220

Donald Macleod focuses on the genesis of Prokofiev's ballet masterpiece Romeo and Juliet.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

03Alexander Nevsky20161221

Focusing on Prokofiev's first struggles with the brutal realities of state criticism.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

04War and Peace20161222

Donald Macleod tells the troubled story of Prokofiev's operatic masterpiece War and Peace.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

05Denunciation and Decline20161223

Prokofiev's decline and death after his music was denounced by the state in the late 1940s

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.