CD

Etudes - Preludes

Aleksandr Skrjabin (composer), Matthieu Idmtal (performer)
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Title
Etudes - Preludes
Composer
Aleksandr Skrjabin 1872-1915
Performer
Matthieu Idmtal  (piano)
Publisher
Pavane, 2018
1 cd + boekje
Recording date
2017
Playing time
01:18:09
EAN
5410939758821
CDR
CAX15719

About Aleksandr Skrjabin

Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin (; Russian: Александр Николаевич Скрябин [ɐlʲɪˈksandr nʲɪkəˈɫaɪvʲɪtɕ ˈskrʲæbʲɪn]; 6 January 1872 [O.S. 25 December 1871] – 27 April [O.S. 14 April] 1915) was a Russian composer and pianist. In his early years he was greatly influenced by the music of Frédéric Chopin, and wrote works in a very tonal, romantic style. Later, and independently of his highly influential contemporary, Arnold Schoenberg, Scriabin developed a substantially atonal and much more dissonant musical language, which accorded with his personal brand of mysticism. Scriabin was influenced by synesthesia, and associated colours with the various harmonic tones of his atonal scale, while his colour-coded circle of fifths was also influenced by theosophy. He is considered by some to be the main Russian Symbolist composer…Read more on Wikipedia