Alexander Nevsky (Russian: Александр Невский) is the score composed by Sergei Prokofiev for Sergei Eisenstein's 1938 film Alexander Nevsky. The subject of the film is the 13th century incursion of the knights of the Livonian Order into the territory of the Novgorod Republic, their capture of the city of Pskov, the summoning of Prince Alexander Nevsky to the defense of Rus', and his subsequent victory over the crusaders in 1242. The majority of the score's song texts were written by the poet Vladimir Lugovskoy.
|Librettist||(Film score for "Alexander Nevsky" by Sergei Eisenstein)|
|Date of composition||1938|
Sergei Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky, cantata, Op. 78 bis
● Sergei Prokofiev: Three Songs from Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78ter
Sergueï Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78
Sergej Sergeevič Prokof'ev: Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78
Sergei Sergejewitsch Prokofjew: Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78