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Four préludes, Op 39
composer
1903

Recordings
'Scriabin: The Complete Preludes' (CDA67057/8)
Scriabin: The Complete Preludes
MP3 £14.49FLAC £14.49ALAC £14.49 CDA67057/8  2CDs To be superseded by CDH55450  
Details
No 1 in F sharp major: Allegro
Track 29 on CDA67057/8 CD2 [0'51] 2CDs To be superseded by CDH55450
No 2 in D major: Elevato
Track 30 on CDA67057/8 CD2 [1'30] 2CDs To be superseded by CDH55450
No 3 in G major: Languido
Track 31 on CDA67057/8 CD2 [1'17] 2CDs To be superseded by CDH55450
No 4 in A flat major: Crotchet = 63-66
Track 32 on CDA67057/8 CD2 [1'00] 2CDs To be superseded by CDH55450

Four préludes, Op 39
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The four preludes of Op 39 open with a strong harmonic flavour of the ‘Divine Poem’, but there is a suspicion here that Scriabin is applying his harmonic innovations to a familiar musical content. Not so with the startling twists, turns and mood shifts of No 2, truly improvisatory in manner. The mysterious languor of No 3 rests partly on Scriabin’s favourite three-against-five cross-rhythm. In No 4 the harmonic progression is enigmatic, elliptical, labyrinthine, like a sentence in very late Henry James.

from notes by Simon Nicholls © 2001

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Details for CDA67057/8 disc 2 track 32
No 4 in A flat major: Crotchet = 63-66
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-00-05832
Duration
1'00
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 2 Track 32
    Release date: February 2001
    Deletion date: December 2009
    2CDs To be superseded by CDH55450
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