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Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat Major, Op. 100 - Ode To the End of the War, Op. 105

Russian National Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski

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Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat Major, Op. 100  
1
I. Andante
Sergey Prokofiev; Russian National Orchestra; Vladimir Jurowski
13:23
2
II. Allegro marcato
Sergey Prokofiev; Russian National Orchestra; Vladimir Jurowski
8:31
3
III. Adagio
Sergey Prokofiev; Russian National Orchestra; Vladimir Jurowski
11:41
4
IV. Allegro giocoso
Sergey Prokofiev; Russian National Orchestra; Vladimir Jurowski
9:15
5
Ode to the End of the War, Op. 105
Sergey Prokofiev; Russian National Orchestra; Vladimir Jurowski
14:17
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    57:07
"Five Stars ... Jurowski keeps a clear head and focuses bright sonorities without ever letting the Russian players harden their tone ... his intensive approach to detail is always evident ..."
- BBC Music Magazine

"... superb ... one of the most impressive readings of this great symphony (Fifth) to have come my way in a very long time ... (has) rhythmic energy, symphonic strength, immensely expressive lyricism and an ear for detail and precision where necessary. The RNO plays magnificently ... the recording does them proud, with sound of spectacular immediacy and richness ... everything feels completely right ... inspiring and quite marvellous ... captured in sound of breathtaking fidelity."
- International Record Review

Vladimir Jurowski leads the Russian National Orchestra on a pair from Prokofiev, offering the composer's most famous work (Symphony No. 5) with possibly his least famous work, if certainly his least recorded, the Ode To the End of the War. Released in 2007, this album has been praised by several critics for its audio quality as well as its empathetic and passionate rendering of a Russian composer by a Russian conductor and orchestra.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz DSD – PentaTone Studio Masters

Recording facility: Polyhymnia International BV
Microphones: Neumann KM 130, DPA 4006 &DPA 4011 with Polyhymnia microphone buffer electronics.
Microphone pre-amps: Custom build by Polyhymnia International BV and outputs directly connected to Meitner DSD AD converter.
DSD recording, editing and mixing: Pyramix Virtual Studio by Merging Technologies 5.0
Monitored on B&W Nautilus loudspeakers.
Microphone, interconnect and loudspeaker cables by van den Hul.

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