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Six Preludes, Op 13
composer
1895

Recordings
'Scriabin: The Complete Preludes' (CDA67057/8)
Scriabin: The Complete Preludes
Details
No 1 in C major: Maestoso
Track 27 on CDA67057/8 CD1 [2'30] 2CDs Archive Service
No 2 in A minor: Allegro
Track 28 on CDA67057/8 CD1 [0'41] 2CDs Archive Service
No 3 in G major: Andante
Track 29 on CDA67057/8 CD1 [1'20] 2CDs Archive Service
No 4 in E minor: Allegro
Track 30 on CDA67057/8 CD1 [1'09] 2CDs Archive Service
No 5 in D major: Allegro
Track 31 on CDA67057/8 CD1 [1'08] 2CDs Archive Service
No 6 in B minor: Presto
Track 32 on CDA67057/8 CD1 [1'20] 2CDs Archive Service

Six Preludes, Op 13
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Op 13 No 1 is a solemn chorale, No 2 an airborne moto perpetuo, No 3 reflective and still, with a delightful tertiary harmonic shift, No 4 agitated (here each hand gets a chance to provide the semiquaver movement), No 5 a gentle study in sixths rather like the A major Etude, Op 8 No 6, and No 6, a fine buildup in octaves with some kinship to Op 8 No 9 in C sharp minor, rounds off the set – both pieces attain grand climaxes but have quiet ‘dissolving’ endings, a characteristic feature of the later sonatas.

from notes by Simon Nicholls © 2001

Track-specific metadata
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Details for CDA67057/8 disc 1 track 28
No 2 in A minor: Allegro
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-00-05728
Duration
0'41
Recording date
16 June 2000
Recording venue
Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Amanda Hurton
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Scriabin: The Complete Preludes (CDA67057/8)
    Disc 1 Track 28
    Release date: February 2001
    Deletion date: December 2009
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