Prosper, Our Mighty Land!, Op.114 (Prokofiev, Sergey)

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Work Title Prosper, Our Mighty Land!
Alternative. Title Cantata for the 30th Anniversary of the October Revolution
Composer Prokofiev, Sergey
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.114
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ISP 52
Key D-flat major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1947
First Performance. 1947-11-12
First Publication. 1962
Copyright Information This work is claimed to be under copyright in the USA due to
"restoration" via the GATT/TRIPS amendment (Section 104). NIE-V8002P085
Although purely instrumental selections and arrangements are permitted for this piece items
containing any text by the author(s) listed below cannot be added to the main server until
January 1, 2038. Items with text first published before 1928 or otherwise confirmed as public domain
in the United States can be uploaded to the USA server only.
Librettist Alexey Mashistov (1904-1987)
Language Russian
Average DurationAvg. Duration 8 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation mixed chorus, orchestra
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A one movement cantata dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the October Revolution. It is written for a large symphony and mixed chorus. The text comes from E. Dolmatovsky's poem, titled "Flourish, Our Mighty Land!" Prokofiev initially wrote the piece under the same name, though it was later switched to its current form before the revised edition was published. The piece was first performed in Moscow by the Russian Federal S.S.R. Choir under A. S. Stepanov and the State Symphony Orchestra with N. P. Anosov conducting.