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#965809 - 12/03/05 10:19 AM Prokofiev sonata
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Registered: 02/04/05
Posts: 259
Loc: Uppsala, Sweden
I would greatly appreciate comments on my interpretation of Prokofiev sonata no 5. I studied it from the sheet music only, I never heard it performed, and I never studied anything by Prokofiev with a teacher. So this is an unspoilt impression of the written music! It would be insteresting to find out mistakes or deviations from tradition. Though doing this was great fun - exploring both the music and myself - I am not sure I would recommend it as a general method. In any case I welcome comments also from those who never heard the piece before.

1. Allegro Tranquillo

2. Andantino

3. Un poco allegretto

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#965810 - 12/14/05 09:10 AM Re: Prokofiev sonata
TS Offline
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Registered: 01/27/04
Posts: 869
Loc: Canada
Wow, what a great recording! To tell you the truth it sounds very much like other recordings I've heard of the piece, which is very much a compliment. \:D This piece is way too underplayed and deserves to be heard more; thanks for posting this.

Just so you know, the file downloads are a bit wonky, they'll donwload like half of the file and say it's complete; I had to re-d/l them a couple times before I got the full length files.

#965811 - 12/15/05 12:00 AM Re: Prokofiev sonata
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Registered: 05/08/03
Posts: 996
Loc: California
I only listened to the first movement so far, but it is wonderful! I've never heard this sonata before, so I can't judge it compared to other recordings, but otherwise, the piece sounds extremely coherent and musical, with very good control.
"If music be the food of love, play on." -William Shakespeare


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