Prokofiev: Six pieces from ‘Romeo and Juliet’ (transcr. Borisovsky). Shostakovich: Seven Preludes op.34 (transcr. Strakhov), Viola Sonata op.147

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There have already been several recording of Vadim Borisovsky’s tremendously effective arrangement for viola and piano of music from Prokofiev’s ballet Romeo and Juliet. Robin Ireland includes the complete first set of six pieces (there are several collections totalling 13 movements). Ireland takes the whirlwind ‘Young Juliet’ and ‘Mercutio’ at ...

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