Sergei Prokofiev wrote his Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. , in Soviet Russia in one month in the summer of Sergey Prokofiev composed his Fifth Symphony during the fateful summer of Though the Second World War was still raging. Symphony No.5, Op (Prokofiev, Sergey) This work is likely not in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after So popular was Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony that, within months of its American premiere, a portrait of the composer was featured on the cover of Time. Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Opus THE BACKSTORY The seven symphonies of Sergei Prokofiev cover a span of thirty-six years, from his First. Prokofiev: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 5 [Karabits] manages to give the [Fourth Symphony] greater structural coherence through a sharper. Prokofiev Symphony No. 5 Sergei Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony was composed during the Second World War and was therefore referred to as his 'war symphony'. At. Prokofiev Symphony No. 5 in B flat major. Philharmonia Orchestra/Santtu-Matias Rouvali Signum Classics SIGCD mins. Prokofiev, Temirkanov, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra - Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 / Lt. Kije Suite - Music. Prokofiev, Sir Malcolm Sargent, The London Symphony Orchestra - Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major Op. / Sir Malcolm Sargent Conducting The.