Osborne: Prokofiev - Piano Sonatas no.6, 7 & 8 (24/96 FLAC)
Osborne: Prokofiev – Piano Sonatas no.6, 7 & 8 (24/96 FLAC)

Composer: Sergei Sergeievitch Prokofiev
Performer: Steven Osborne
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Hyperion
Release: 2020
Size: 1.08 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

Piano Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 82
01. I. Allegro moderato – Poco più mosso – Allegro moderato, come I
02. II. Allegretto
03. III. Tempo di valzer lentissimo
04. IV. Vivace – Andante – Vivace

Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat major, Op. 83
05. I. Allegro inquieto – Andantino – Allegro inquieto, come I
06. II. Andante caloroso – Poco più animato – Tempo I
07. III. Precipitato

Piano Sonata No. 8 in B flat major, Op. 84
08. I. Andante dolce – Allegro moderato – Andante dolce, come I – Allegro
09. II. Andante sognando
10. III. Vivace – Allegro ben marcato – Andantino – Vivace, come I

The challenges of Prokofiev’s ‘War Sonatas’ trilogy may be fearsome, but Steven Osborne is one of those rare musicians who can bring light and clarity (as well as phenomenal reserves of power and concentration) to bear on some of the most ferociously volatile and brilliant piano music written in the twentieth century.

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