Fiery Angel, The

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Fiery Angel, The (Ognennyï Angel; sometimes known as The Flaming Angel). Opera in 5 acts, Op.37, by Prokofiev to his lib. based on novel by V. Bryusov (1907). Comp. 1919–23, rev. 1926–7. F.p. Paris (concert) 1954, staged Venice 1955, London and NY 1965. Prokofiev's 3rd Sym. uses themes from the opera.