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Quatre préludes, Op 31

composer
1903

 
The four faces of Op 31 reveal characteristic Scriabin moods: Wagnerian opulence in No 1, imperious gestures and rhythms in the ‘con stravaganza’ of No 2, a shadowy chase ending in tragedy in No 3, and a strong flavour of harmonic experimentation in the brief No 4.

from notes by Simon Nicholls © 2001

Les quatre faces de l’opus 31 révèlent des traits du caractère scriabinesque : une opulence wagnérienne dans le no1, des gestes et rythmes impérieux dans le no2 «con stravaganza», une poursuite fantomatique qui se termine en tragédie dans le no3 et une forte saveur d’expérimentation harmonique dans le no4 tout en concision.

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

Die vier Gesichter von op. 31 zeigen für Skrjabin typische Stimmungen: Wagnersche Opulenz in Nr. 1, gebieterische Gesten und Rhythmen unter der Bezeichnung „con stravaganza“ in Nr. 2, eine schemenhafte Jagd mit tragischem Ausgang in Nr. 3 und ein starker Beigeschmack von experimenteller Harmonik im kurzen Prélude Nr. 4.

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

Recordings

Scriabin: The Complete Préludes, Vol. 2
CDH554515 January 2015 Release

Details

No 1 in D flat major / C major: Andante
Track 14 on CDH55451 [2'12] 5 January 2015 Release
No 2 in F sharp major: Con stravaganza
Track 15 on CDH55451 [0'58] 5 January 2015 Release
No 3 in E flat major: Presto
Track 16 on CDH55451 [0'36] 5 January 2015 Release
No 4 in A flat major: Lento
Track 17 on CDH55451 [1'38] 5 January 2015 Release

Track-specific metadata for CDA67057/8 disc 2 track 17

No 4 in A flat major: Lento
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-00-05817
Duration
1'38
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 2 Track 17
    Release date: February 2001
    Deletion date: December 2009
    2CDs Superseded by CDH55450
  2. Scriabin: The Complete Préludes, Vol. 2 (CDH55451)
    Disc 1 Track 17
    Release date: 5 January 2015
    5 January 2015 Release
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