Alexander Scriabin

Born 6 January 1872. Died 27 April 1915
Alexander Scriabin
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1872-01-06
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Alexander Scriabin

Alexander Scriabin Biography (Wikipedia)

Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Скря́бин; 6 January 1872 [O.S. 25 December 1871] – 27 April [O.S. 14 April] 1915) was a Russian composer and pianist. Scriabin, who was influenced early in his life by the works of Frédéric Chopin, composed works that are characterised by a highly tonal idiom (these works are associated with his "first stage" of compositional output). Later in his career, independently of Arnold Schoenberg, Scriabin developed a substantially atonal and much more dissonant musical system, which accorded with his personal brand of mysticism.[citation needed] 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.

Scriabin was one of the most innovative and most controversial of early modern composers. The Great Soviet Encyclopedia said of Scriabin that "no composer has had more scorn heaped on him or greater love bestowed." Leo Tolstoy described Scriabin's music as "a sincere expression of genius." Scriabin had a major impact on the music world over time, and influenced composers such as Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Prokofiev, and Nikolai Roslavets. However Scriabin's importance in the Russian and then Soviet musical scene, and internationally, drastically declined after his death. According to his biographer Bowers, "No one was more famous during their lifetime, and few were more quickly ignored after death." Nevertheless, his musical aesthetics have been reevaluated, and his ten published sonatas for piano, which arguably provided the most consistent contribution to the genre since the time of Beethoven's set, have been increasingly championed.

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Alexander Scriabin
Piano Sonata No 2 in G sharp minor (Op.19)
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Piano Sonata No 2 in G sharp minor (Op.19)
Alexander Scriabin
Piano Sonata No.3 in F sharp minor (3rd mvt)
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Piano Sonata No.3 in F sharp minor (3rd mvt)
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Piano Sonata No.9, op68
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Piano Sonata No.9, op68
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Piano Concerto, Op 20 (2nd mvt)
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Piano Concerto, Op 20 (2nd mvt)
Alexander Scriabin
Prelude in D major, Op 11 No 5; Prelude in E major, Op 11 No 9
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Prelude in D major, Op 11 No 5; Prelude in E major, Op 11 No 9
Alexander Scriabin
15 Preludes (selection from Opp.11, 16, 17, 22, 27 & 31)
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15 Preludes (selection from Opp.11, 16, 17, 22, 27 & 31)
Alexander Scriabin
Nocturne in A major, Op 5 No 2
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Nocturne in A major, Op 5 No 2
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Mysterium
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Mysterium
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Prelude and Nocturne for the Left Hand (Op.9)
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Prelude and Nocturne for the Left Hand (Op.9)
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Piano Sonata No.2 in G sharp minor - 1st mvt: Andante
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Piano Sonata No.2 in G sharp minor - 1st mvt: Andante
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Waltz No.4 Op.38
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Waltz No.4 Op.38
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Symphony No.1 Op.26 - Lento
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Symphony No.1 Op.26 - Lento
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2 Impromptus, Op.14: I. B Major
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2 Impromptus, Op.14: I. B Major
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Symphony No.1, Op.26: V. Allegro
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Symphony No.1, Op.26: V. Allegro
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Waltz in G sharp minor
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Waltz in G sharp minor
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Sonata No.9 "Black Mass"
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Sonata No.9 "Black Mass"
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Piano Concerto in F sharp minor Op 20
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Piano Concerto in F sharp minor Op 20
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Mazurka in B minor
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Mazurka in B minor
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Canon
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Canon
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Vers la Flamme - Poeme Op. 72
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Vers la Flamme - Poeme Op. 72
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Etude in C sharp minor, Op.2 No. 1
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Etude in C sharp minor, Op.2 No. 1
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Piano Sonata no 4 in F sharp major, Op 30
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Piano Sonata no 4 in F sharp major, Op 30
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The Poem of Ecstasy
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The Poem of Ecstasy
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Poeme-nocturne Op 61
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Poeme-nocturne Op 61
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Two Pieces: Désir and Caresse dansée Op 57
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Two Pieces: Désir and Caresse dansée Op 57
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Piano Sonata no 4 in F sharp minor, Op 30
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Piano Sonata no 4 in F sharp minor, Op 30
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Symphony no. 1 in E major Op.26; 4th movement Vivace
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Symphony no. 1 in E major Op.26; 4th movement Vivace
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Piano Sonata No.5 in F Sharp Major, Op.53
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Piano Sonata No.5 in F Sharp Major, Op.53
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Etude in B flat minor Op. 8 no.11
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Etude in B flat minor Op. 8 no.11
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Le Poeme De L'Extase Op.54 For Orchestra
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Le Poeme De L'Extase Op.54 For Orchestra
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Waltz in A flat major, Op 38
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Waltz in A flat major, Op 38
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Le Poème de l'extase (Op.54)
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Le Poème de l'extase (Op.54)
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Poème satanique in C Major, Op. 36
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Poème satanique in C Major, Op. 36
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Piano Sonata No. 4 in F-Sharp Major, Op. 30: II. Prestissimo volando
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Piano Sonata No. 4 in F-Sharp Major, Op. 30: II. Prestissimo volando
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Piano Sonata No. 4 in F-Sharp Major, Op. 30: I. Andante
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Piano Sonata No. 4 in F-Sharp Major, Op. 30: I. Andante
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Piano Concerto in F sharp minor (Op.20) (no title; Andante; no title)
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Piano Concerto in F sharp minor (Op.20) (no title; Andante; no title)
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Fantasy Op 28
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Fantasy Op 28
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Piano Sonata No 5, Op 53
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Piano Sonata No 5, Op 53
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Piano Sonata No 4 in F sharp, Op 30
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Piano Sonata No 4 in F sharp, Op 30
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Sonata No. 9 In F Major, Op.68, 'Black Mass'
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Sonata No. 9 In F Major, Op.68, 'Black Mass'
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Allegro de Concert, Op.18
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Allegro de Concert, Op.18
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Etudes, Op.65 (nos 2 & 3)
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Etudes, Op.65 (nos 2 & 3)

Etudes, Op.65 (nos 2 & 3)

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Alexander Scriabin
3 Pieces for piano (Op. 2); no. 1; Study in C sharp minor
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3 Pieces for piano (Op. 2); no. 1; Study in C sharp minor
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Prelude for the Left Hand, Op 9 No 1
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Prelude for the Left Hand, Op 9 No 1
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