Alexander Nevsky (cantata), Op.78 (Prokofiev, Sergey)
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S. Prokofiev: Collected Works, vol.16А (Собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzyka, 1965. Plate 1267.
New York: Dover Publications, 1974.
Russia under the Mongolian Yoke (No.1)
|Work Title||Alexander Nevsky|
|Alternative Title||Алексаидр Невский, Aleksandr Nevsky|
|Year/Date of Composition||1938–39|
|First Performance||1939-05-17 — Moscow: Valentina Gagrina (mezzo-soprano), Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, Sergey Prokofiev (conductor)|
|First Publication||1941 — Moscow: Muzgiz|
|Librettist||Vladimir Lugovskoy (1901–1957) and Sergey Prokofiev (1891–1953)|
|Average Duration||45 minutes|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||Voices: mezzo-soprano + mixed chorus|
Orchestra: 2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon + 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, tambourine, maracas, wood blocks, triangle, tamtam, tubular bells, glockenspiel, xylophone + harp, strings
|Related Works||Adapted from Prokofiev's score to the film Alexander Nevsky (1938).|