Books by Sergei Prokofiev

THE LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES by Sergei Prokofiev
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Children (and adults) willing to set aside logic for a time will enjoy themselves mightily. (Picture book. 5-9)"
There's no getting around the surreal, mosaic quality of this tale, with its odd juxtapositions and dream illogic. Read full book review >
SERGEI PROKOFIEV’S PETER AND THE WOLF by Sergei Prokofiev
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 14, 2004

"There is ample precedent for tinkering with Prokofiev's masterwork, but this ending may jar those for whom the final melancholy notes of the oboe, representing the trapped duck, are the poignant, seminal moment in the story. (CD included) (Picture book. 5-9)"
A new treatment of Prokofiev's symphonic folktale in which each character is represented by a different orchestral instrument. Read full book review >