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Track(s) taken from CDH55450

Quatre préludes, Op 22


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 6 seconds

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


'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)
1897, the year of Scriabin’s marriage and of work on the Third Sonata, brought four more preludes, Op 22. The chromaticism of No 2 is remarkable and No 3 could be marked ‘A la Mazur’, with a characteristic rhythmic catch in its melodic figures.

from notes by Simon Nicholls © 2001

1897, l’année où Scriabine convola en justes noces et entama sa Troisième Sonate, apporta quatre préludes supplémentaires réunis sous l’opus 22. Le chromatisme du no2 est remarquable et le no3 pourrait indiquer «A la Mazur» avec son trait rythmique caractéristique incorporé à la mélodie.

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

1897, das Jahr von Skrjabins Eheschließung und seiner Arbeit an der Dritten Sonate, zeitigte vier weitere Préludes, nämlich die von op. 22. Die Chromatik von Nr. 2 ist bemerkenswert, und Nr. 3 könnte wegen des typischen rhythmischen Hakens in den melodischen Figuren mit „à la mazur“ bezeichnet werden.

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

Other albums featuring this work

Scriabin: The Complete Préludes, Vol. 2
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