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Toccata in D minor, Op 11
composer
1912

Recordings
'Moura Lympany – The HMV Recordings, 1947-1952' (APR6011)
Moura Lympany – The HMV Recordings, 1947-1952
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'Musorgsky: Pictures from an Exhibition; Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet' (CDH55306)
Musorgsky: Pictures from an Exhibition; Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet
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'Vladimir Horowitz – The complete solo European recordings' (APR6004)
Vladimir Horowitz – The complete solo European recordings
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99 APR6004  2CDs for the price of 1 — Download only  
Details
Track 27 on CDH55306 [4'25] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Track 18 on APR6004 CD2 [3'32] 2CDs for the price of 1 — Download only
Track 4 on APR6011 CD2 [4'16] 2CDs for the price of 1

Toccata in D minor, Op 11
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Prokofiev’s distinctive, admirable and unforgettable genius is apparent in almost all of his first seventeen published compositions, that is to say those written during the latter half of his time as a student at the St Petersburg Conservatoire—which he attended for ten years from 1904. These include his brilliant Toccata in D minor, written in 1912 and published the following year. There is some internal evidence to suggest that the composer originally intended the Toccata to form part of his Second Piano Sonata, Op 14, composed at the same time and sharing the same tonality, but withdrew it and issued it as a separate concert piece. It appears that the first public performance of this work did not take place until 10 December 1916, given by the composer himself, in a recital that included the first performance also of his Sarcasms, five piano pieces, Op 17.

from notes by Robert Matthew-Walker © 1998

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Details for APR6004 disc 2 track 18
Artists
ISRC
GB-SAM-07-00433
Duration
3'32
Recording date
30 December 1930
Recording venue
Kingsway Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Recording engineer
Hyperion usage
  1. Vladimir Horowitz – The complete solo European recordings (APR6004)
    Disc 2 Track 18
    Release date: February 2007
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