On Prokofiev

Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev "Composing is not difficult, how difficult is to drop under the table superfluous notes." Johannes Brahms to Sergei Sergeyevich been known Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev was born in the city of Sontsovka on April 23, 1891 and left our world in Moscow on March 5, 1953. Russia, was an only child. His mother was a pianist and his father a relatively wealthy agricultural engineer. He gives us on pianored.com, which showed his great talent as a pianist and composer and had lessons with Glier since 1902. when he began to receive private lessons in composition, and had composed some pieces. Once it received the necessary theoretical tools, he started experimenting, laying the foundations of what would be his own musical style.

In 1904 he entered the conservatory in St. Petersburg, Russian composers Reingold Glier, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Anatoli Liadov and Tcherepnin Myaskovsky, who gave him a boon, sparked her interest in the works Skryabin, Debussy and Strauss. Prokofiev made his debut as a pianist in 1908, quickly created a sensation as an enfant terrible and ultra modern a "an image that he was happy to grow. His ruthlessness in his early piano pieces, and later in many of his works and in the extravagant Romantic Music for Piano no.1 and no.2, drew attention in 1914 after he left the Conservatory and traveled to London, where he heard Stravinsky works and won the commission Dyagilev custom: the result was, however, it rejected his work (the music was used to make the part of Scythian), with a second chance, his work Choutas, was not put on the scene until 1921.