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Prokofiev

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Although himself a pianist, Prokofiev developed a remarkable empathy for the violin which inspired some of his most beautiful and personal music. On this disc Janine Jansen programmes one of his most beloved concertos – Violin Concerto No.2, conducted by the distinguished Prokofiev champion Vladimir Jurowski – with two chamber works that the composer conceived in the same decade.

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Track Listing

Sergei Prokofiev (1891 – 1953)
Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.63
[1] Allegro moderato
[2] Andante assai
[3] Allegro, ben marcato

Sonata in C major for 2 Violins, Op.56
[4] Andante cantabile

Sonata in C major for 2 Violins, Op.56
[5] Allegro

Sonata in C major for 2 Violins, Op.56
[6] Commodo (quasi allegretto)

Sonata in C major for 2 Violins, Op.56
[7] Allegro con brio

Sonata for Violin and Piano No.1 in F minor, Op.80
[8] Andante assai
[9] Allegro brusco
[10] Andante
[11] Allegrissimo