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Prokofiev subsequently modified it twice, once in 1914 and finally in 1929, publishing the final revision as Op. 5/48. The premiere of the final revision was under Konstantin Saradzhev on 18 November 1930.
The Sinfonietta is rather similar to the better-known Classical Symphony, being light in character, while infusing Prokofiev's typical twists of harmony. However, it is rarely performed.
The piece is in 5 movements, lasting around 25 minutes.
|Orchestra||Conductor||Record Company||Year of Recording||Format|
|Vienna Symphony Orchestra||Henry Swoboda||Westminster WL 50-31||1950||12-in. LP|
|Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra||Dzhemal Daigat||Melodiya||1972||LP|
|Philharmonia Orchestra||Riccardo Muti||HMV||1978||LP|
|Scottish National Orchestra||Neeme Järvi||Chandos||1986||CD|
|Lausanne Chamber Orchestra||Alberto Zedda||Virgin Classics||1989||CD|
|Chicago Chamber Orchestra||Dieter Kober||Centaur Records||1995||CD|