Get this from a library! Lieutenant Kije op. [Sergey Prokofiev]. Sergei Prokofiev’s Lieutenant Kijé music was originally written to accompany the film of the .. “Prokofiev’s score for the film Lieutenant Kijé ahead of its time”. Sergei Prokofiev’s first film score, written in for one of the earliest Soviet sound features, is today one of the most celebrated of that era.

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When the First World War broke out in AugustProkofiev avoided military service, possibly because he was the only son of a widow. Pictures at an Exhibition; Khovanschina-Prelude.

In these, accompanying music was originally recorded on a discseparately from the film images, but within lirutenant years the ” Movietone ” system enabled sound to be captured on the film itself. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Note by Gerard McBurney. PDF scanned by Unknown m.

Genre Film Score Classical Orchestral. Masterworks of 20th Century Music: The “Romance” features a darkly melancholy theme, played on the double bass, of decidedly Russian character. Archived from the original on 16 August Gusman was a strong supporter of Prokofiev’s ambition to rehabilitate himself in lieutwnant Soviet Union, and had negotiated with the Moscow orchestra for a series of concerts that would showcase the returned composer’s talent.

Classical Treasures Composer Series: Myers, Kurtz March The sccore section is more robust; throughout the entire movement, the orchestration remains engaging and colorful.


A edition of the Leiutenant survey of recordings lists 19 available versions by orchestras from Eastern and Western Europe, Asia and the US. American Broadcast Performances The movement begins with and is regularly visited by a broad, ceremonial and somewhat pompous melody Dplayed on brass and woodwind. The principal theme C for this movement is based on an old song, “The little grey dove is cooing”, for which Prokofiev provided an optional part for baritone voice.

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Scorr recap of the work’s main material continues with the mournful theme from the “Romance,” which carries on unabated when the cornet enters with the jovial wedding tune. Chapman, Ernest Autumn Retrieved from ” https: For the ever popular symphonic suite, Prokofieff cut, altered and wove together these fragments into five longer movements, telling the story of the birth, adventures, marriage and eventual death of the fictitious lieutenant.

When the tsar inspects the list he is intrigued by this name, and asks lieutenatn the officer be presented to him.

Moreover, his ballet Le pas d’acier had fared badly at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre in The Nutcracker Lieuteannt Prokofiev: Retrieved 18 July From Russia to the West, — Retrieved 19 September Period Early 20th century Piece Style Early 20th century Instrumentation voice and orchestra Voice – baritone solo ad lib.

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During the war years he continued to compose; in Mayin the period of upheaval following the October Revolution and the beginning of the Civil WarProkofiev obtained permission from the Bolshevik government to travel abroad, and left for America. Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab.


Featured articles Articles containing Russian-language text Interlanguage link template link number CS1 maint: Prokofiev Goes to the Movies. Sergei Prokofiev graduated from the Saint Petersburg Conservatory inhaving by then acquired an early reputation as an avant-garde composer.

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When the Tsar becomes interested in this peculiar name, terrified officials have to invent an entire life and death for him. Lueutenant from lietuenant original on 4 March The courtiers, in fear of the tsar, are forced to extend their creation’s phantom career; thus, he supposedly marries the princess Gagarinaafter which the tsar grants him lands and money and promotes him to general and commander of the army. Streams Videos All Posts.

The Lives of the Great Composers. Bartig, Kevin May Film music and orchestral suite by Sergei Prokofiev.

The film, directed by Alexander Feinzimmerwas made at the Belgoskino studios where the music was recorded lleutenant the direction of Isaak Dunayevsky.

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