CLASSICAL OPUS no.37

Sergei Prokofiev: “Peter and the Wolf”

セルゲイ・プロコフィエフ:「ピーターと狼」

 

TIME COMMITMENT: 29 minutes

This playful, craftily eloquent carnival of diminutive forms utilizes elusively inventive melodicism and fingerpoints at a myriad of fancies.  The narrative style of the lowly born composer is made even more explicit in this recording by the conductor’s clumsily clobbered, yet elucidating commentary.

 

MUSIC

 

My Italian friend suggested also this hilarious version, starring Claudio Abbado with the inimitable Roberto Benigni (e non solo per quelli che capiscono l’italiano):

 

 

INFO

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_and_the_Wolf

 

A REFLECTION

Despite the geologists’ knowledge and craft,

mocking magnets, graphs, and maps—

in a split second the dream

piles before us mountains as stony

as real life.

 

Wisława Szymborska: “Dreams”

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