Content:

Sergei Prokofiev
Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-3
Visions fugitives



Artists:
Matti Raekallio, piano

Genres:
Instrumental

Features:

Booklet with liner notes in English and Finnish

Format:
CD

Released:
July 1989

Catalogue No.:
ODE 729-2

EAN/UPC Code:
0761195072929

Track listing

CD 61:25
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Visions fugitives, Op. 22 26:01
1 I. Lentamente 1:11
2 II. Andante 1:25
3 III. Allegretto 1:04
4 IV. Animato 0:54
5 V. Molto giocoso 0:19
6 VI. Con eleganza 0:27
7 VII. (Arpa) Pittoresco 1:59
8 VIII. Commodo 1:42
9 IX. Allegretto tranquillo 1:05
10 X. Ridicolosamente 0:58
11 XI. Con vivacitÓ 1:06
12 XII. Assai moderato 1:14
13 XIII. Allegretto 0:49
14 XIV. Feroce 1:01
15 XV. Inquieto 0:41
16 XVI. Dolente 2:21
17 XVII. Poetico 1:33
18 XVIII. Con una dolce lentezza 1:57
19 XIX. Presto agitatissimo e molto accentuato 0:40
20 XX. Lento irrealmente 2:57
21 Piano Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 1 7:52
Piano Sonata No. 2 in D minor, Op. 14 18:35
22 I. Allegro, ma non troppo 6:23
23 II. Scherzo (Allegro marcato) 1:58
24 III. Andante 5:46
25 IV. Vivace 4:20
26 Piano Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op. 28 ("from the old notebooks") 8:25



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Press review

This is one of the most faithful piano recordings I've heard for years.
Arved Ashby, American Record Guide, November/December 1990


Complete description

This CD is the second volume in a cycle featuring Matti Raekallio with the complete piano sonatas by Sergei Prokofiev. It contains the first three sonatas coupled with Visions fugitives.

Matti Raekallio is one of Finland's foremost pianists and numbers among the most sought after pedagogues internationally. For this release, he also provided the liner notes.

The complete series is available as a boxed set (ODE947-3T), hailed by Fanfare Magazine in 1991 as, "the most proficient, intelligent and compelling Prokofiev sonata cycle I've heard!"