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SCRIABIN, A.: Piano Music - Poemes / Waltzes / Dances (Wang Xia Yin)

Composer(s):Scriabin, Alexander
Artist(s) Wang, Xiayin, piano
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental
Catalogue 8.570412
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
CD
USD 9.99
 

 
MP3
USD 6.99
 

 


Numbered among the musical elect of her generation, the multi-award-winning Xiayin Wang presents a recital of piano music that virtually spans Scriabin’s career. The mysterious impressionism of Vers la flamme (Towards the Flame) builds to an exhilarating intensity that is matched by the two contrasting Poems. From his early Waltzes and Polonaise, with their echoes of Chopin, via the rhapsodic abandon of the Fantaisie, to the Two Dances, composed shortly before his death, these works chart an almost mystical trajectory through the composer’s life.


   




Review By David Denton,Naxos,May 2009

The sixth disc in Naxos’s exploration of the solo piano music of Alexander Scriabin is given to a number of short works which form an appendix to the major scores already recorded. It takes us on a chronological journey from his fourteenth year with a pair of waltzes—only one being published in his lifetime as opus 1—through to the Deux Danses completed the year before his untimely death in 1915. Scriabin was born to a wealthy family in Moscow in 1872, and studying at the Moscow Conservatoire as a pianist and composer, the latter with Taneyev. Diminutive—his hand could not stretch further than an octave—he still made a career as a concert pianist, later turning to composition when his music was to place him at the forefront of

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