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HERITAGE Prokofiev: Symphony no 5; Bartók / George Szell

Album Summary

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Symphony no 5 in B flat major, Op. 100
>Bartók, Béla : Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

"Szell's performance of this great symphony is absolutely magnificent...Virtuosity is the key note for the entire performance: the scherzo is enormously exciting, the Adagio becomes a real drama in its passionate intensity, and the finale is an absolute whiplash." -American Record Guide



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Works Details

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Symphony no 5 in B flat major, Op. 100
  • Conductor: George Szell
  • Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
  • Notes: 10/24/1959/10/30/1959
  • Running Time: 38 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1944

>Béla Bartók (Composer) (1881 - 1945) : Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
  • Conductor: George Szell
  • Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
  • Notes: 01/15/1965-01/16/1965
  • Running Time: 33 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1943-1945