1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2006-04-18Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78; Lieutenant Kijé, film score and suite for orchestra, Op. 60
Performers: Podles, Ewa
Conductors: Casadesus, Jean-Claude
Ensemble: Latvian State Academic Choir; Lille National Orchestra
Composed as a soundtrack for Eisenstein's film of the same name, 'Alexander Nevsky,' a dramatization of the thirteenth-century conflict between the Russian people and Teutonic...continue...
2 CD / CPO / 2004-02-01Works: Sergey Prokofiev: On the Dnieper (Sur le Borysthène), ballet, Op. 51; Lieutenant Kijé, film score and suite for orchestra, Op. 60; Semyon Kotko, suite for orchestra, Op. 81 bis
Performers: Statsenko, Boris
Conductors: Jurowski, Michail
Ensemble: Cologne West German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Prokofiev composed Sur le Borysthene after Serge Diaghilev, the great impresario of the Ballets russes and frequent source of inspiration for Sergei Prokofiev, died suddenly...continue...