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Lang Lang and Simon Rattle: Prokofiev 3 & Bartók 2 - an album guide
Sir Simon Rattle described Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 as a kind of showpiece for the composer to play on the piano. "He’d already written the First and Second Concertos for himself and the Third is very much a mixture of the spirit of Paris in the twenties, and America, and his type of look back at Russia,” he said.