SERGEI PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
   
premiere recording
  Symphonic Suite adapted from  
 The Queen of Spades 32:11  
  Rediscovered music from an unreleased film score  
  Arranged and elaborated by Michael Berkeley (b. 1948)  
1 I Introduction and Allegro 9:38
2 II Adagio 4:51
3 III Scherzo - 2:19
4 IV Finale - 11:26
5 (leading into Epilogue: Dumka 3:50)
 On Guard for Peace, Op. 124 33:40  
  An oratorio in ten movements  
  Original text by Samuil Marshak (1950)  
6 I Scarce has the Earth recovered 2:25
7 II Those who are ten today 2:01
8 III Stalingrad - City of Glory 2:35
9 IV Let enduring peace on Earth be the heroes' reward 2:25
10 V We do not want war 2:32
11 VI Dove of Peace 2:25
12 VII Lullaby 6:30
13 VIII At the Festival of Peace 4:34
14 IX Radio conversation 2:34
15 X The whole world is ready for war against war 5:38
 Irina Tchistjakova mezzo-soprano and narrator
 Niall Docherty boy soprano
 Neeme Jarvi
  10 & 11 November 2008