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Prokofiev: Piano Sonatas, Vol. 1 - Sonatas nos 1-5 / Peter Donohoe, piano

Audio Samples

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 1 in F minor, Op. 1
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 14
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 3 in A minor, Op. 28
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 4 in C minor, Op. 29
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 5 in C major (Version 1), Op. 38

Album Summary

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 1 in F minor, Op. 1
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 14
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 3 in A minor, Op. 28
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 4 in C minor, Op. 29
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 5 in C major (Version 1), Op. 38
Performer Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Recording the Prokofiev Sonatas is an important landmark for Peter Donohoe, who first came to international recognition in Moscow in 1982, when he won second prize at the 7th Tchaikovsky International Competition. He was asked by the publishers Boosey & Hawkes to prepare the definitive edition of the scores for them in 1985, and he also recorded Sonatas 6, 7 & 8 for EMI in 1990.

The Sunday Herald
Surely the master interpreter of this little-known repertoire ... This is Prokofiev as you have not heard him. A major re-evaluation from a towering pianist is under way.

Sunday Times
Peter Donohoe ensures that the slicing, acidulous felicity of Prokofiev's writing is purely invigorating.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of Southampton (04/03/2012-04/04/2012).



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Works Details

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 1 in F minor, Op. 1
  • Performer: Peter Donohoe (Piano)
  • Notes: Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of Southampton (04/03/2012-04/04/2012)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1907

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 14
  • Performer: Peter Donohoe (Piano)
  • Notes: Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of Southampton (04/03/2012-04/04/2012)
  • Running Time: 17 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1912

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 3 in A minor, Op. 28
  • Performer: Peter Donohoe (Piano)
  • Notes: Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of Southampton (04/03/2012-04/04/2012)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1907

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 4 in C minor, Op. 29
  • Performer: Peter Donohoe (Piano)
  • Notes: Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of Southampton (04/03/2012-04/04/2012)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1908-1917

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Sonata for Piano no 5 in C major (Version 1), Op. 38
  • Performer: Peter Donohoe (Piano)
  • Notes: Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of Southampton (04/03/2012-04/04/2012)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1923