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2.2.2.2-2.2.0.0-timp.perc:cyms/tgl/cast/BD/SD-strings

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Repertoire Note

Prokofieff is rightly regarded as one of the greatest of all composers for children. Those who knew him say that in some ways he himself remained a child all his life. In 1935, while working on Romeo and Juliet, he produced a series of easy-to-play piano pieces called Music for Children, which quickly became popular with young pianists everywhere. A few years later he orchestrated some of these miniatures to make this charmingly entertaining suite, like a brief series of orchestral postcards.

Note by Gerard McBurney


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