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Track(s) taken from CDH55450

Trois préludes, Op 35

composer
1903

Piers Lane (piano)
Recording details: June 2000
Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Amanda Hurton
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: February 2001
Total duration: 5 minutes 28 seconds

Cover artwork: Halos (1894) by Louis Welden Hawkins (1849-1910)
 

Reviews

'Captivating, alluring performances from Lane, who captures the Chopinesque incandescence and brevity of the early Préludes with a magical sureness of touch that clarifies and illuminates even the blackest of pages' (BBC Music Magazine)
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The three preludes of Op 35 come the closest to the manner of Scriabin’s middle set of Etudes, Op 42, particularly the swirling figures of No 1. Self-assertion, the ‘I am’ which opens the ‘Divine Poem’, is the ruling passion of No 2, but a rare and welcome touch of humour is brought by the experimental harmonic shifts of No 3.

from notes by Simon Nicholls © 2001

Ce sont les trois préludes de l’opus 35 qui se rapprochent le plus des Etudes opus 42, un cycle essentiel de la période «transitoire» de Scriabine, et plus particulièrement le no1 avec ses motifs tourbillonnants. Affirmation de soi, le «Je suis» par lequel s’ouvrait «Le divin poème», est la passion dominante du no2, secondée toutefois par une touche humoristique rare et bienvenue avec les déplacements harmoniques expérimentaux du no3.

extrait des notes rédigées par Simon Nicholls © 2001
Français: Isabelle Battioni

Die drei Préludes von op. 35 kommen Skrjabins mittlerer Etüdensammlung op. 42 stilistisch am nächsten, insbesondere die wirbelnden Figuren von Nr. 1. Selbstbehauptung, das „ich bin“, mit dem das „divin Poème“ einsetzt, ist die vorherrschende Leidenschaft von Nr. 2, während die experimentellen harmonischen Verlagerungen von Nr. 3 einen seltenen und willkommenen Anflug von Humor aufweisen.

aus dem Begleittext von Simon Nicholls © 2001
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

Other albums featuring this work

Scriabin: The Complete Préludes, Vol. 2
CDH55451
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