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Prokofiev: Piano Sonatas Nos.4, 7 & 9 - Russian pianist Alexander Melnikov presents his second all-Prokofiev recital featuring three of the composer's piano sonatas. No.4 was dedicated to Prokoviev's good friend Maximilian Schmidthof, whose suicide in 1913 shocked and saddened the composer. No.7 is the second of his three 'War Sonatas' and No.9 was dedicated to Sviatoslav Richter, who gave the debut performance in 1951.
Prokofiev: Piano Sonatas Nos.4, 7 & 9 - Russian pianist Alexander Melnikov presents his second all-Prokofiev recital featuring three of the composer's piano sonatas. No.4 was dedicated to Prokoviev's good friend Maximilian Schmidthof, whose suicide in 1913 shocked and saddened the composer. No.7 is the second of his three 'War Sonatas' and No.9 was dedicated to Sviatoslav Richter, who gave the debut performance in 1951.
3149020938294
Alexander Melnikov - Prokofiev: Piano Sonatas Nos.4, 7 & 9

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Format: CD
Label: HMF
Rel. Date: 10/18/2019
UPC: 3149020938294

Prokofiev: Piano Sonatas Nos.4, 7 & 9
Artist: Alexander Melnikov
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Piano Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 29: I. Allegro molto sostenuto
2. Piano Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 29: II. Andante assai
3. Piano Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 29: III. Allegro con brio, ma non leggiere
4. Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83: I. Allegro inquieto
5. Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83: II. Andante caloroso
6. Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83: III. Precipitato
7. Piano Sonata No. 9 in C Major, Op. 103: I. Allegretto
8. Piano Sonata No. 9 in C Major, Op. 103: II. Allegro strepitoso
9. Piano Sonata No. 9 in C Major, Op. 103: III. Andante tranquillo 1
10. Piano Sonata No. 9 in C Major, Op. 103: IV. Allegro con brio, ma non troppo presto

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Prokofiev: Piano Sonatas Nos.4, 7 & 9 - Russian pianist Alexander Melnikov presents his second all-Prokofiev recital featuring three of the composer's piano sonatas. No.4 was dedicated to Prokoviev's good friend Maximilian Schmidthof, whose suicide in 1913 shocked and saddened the composer. No.7 is the second of his three 'War Sonatas' and No.9 was dedicated to Sviatoslav Richter, who gave the debut performance in 1951.
        
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