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Six préludes, Op 13
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Six préludes, 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
Details for CDA67057/8 disc 1 track 30
No 4 in E minor: Allegro
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-00-05730
Duration
1'13
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 Préludes (CDA67057/8)
    Disc 1 Track 30
    Release date: February 2001
    Deletion date: December 2009
    2CDs Superseded by CDH55450
  2. Scriabin: The Complete Préludes, Vol. 1 (CDH55450)
    Disc 1 Track 30
    Release date: 5 January 2015
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label) 5 January 2015 Release
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