Sergei Prokofiev - Alexander Nevsky
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Best Movie Soundtracks - 1930s-50s
11. Sergei Prokofiev - Alexander Nevsky
Sergei Eisenstein’s 1938 film Alexander Nevsky was the third film that Prokofiev had worked on. The film became a labour of love for the composer – not only did he immerse himself in to both the composing and the recording of the score, experimenting with microphones in the studio, but he also went on to rearrange the music in the form of a cantata for mezzo-soprano, chorus, and orchestra.