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Thu 13 Apr, 2017:
Scriabin: The Ten Piano Sonatas; Fantasy in B minor, Op 28

Quite a journey from Moscow-born Alexander Scriabin’s First Piano Sonata to the Tenth, composed between 1892 and 1913; he himself is dated...

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Mon 12 Dec, 2016:
Scriabin: The Complete Piano Sonatas; Vers la flamme, Op 72

Peter Donohoe came late to Scriabin, the composer wholly absent from his repertoire during his first 40 years at the piano. This rich, varied and...

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Fri 01 Jul, 2016:
Scriabin: Symphonies – No 1 in E major, Op 26; No 2 in C minor, Op 29

This must be one of the final recordings from Valery Gergiev as the London Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Conductor, and it is an impressive...

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Fri 08 Apr, 2016:
Bortkiewicz: Piano Sonata No 2 in C sharp minor, Op 60; Three Mazurkas, Op 64; Jugoslavische Suite, Op 58; Fantasiestücke, Op 61; Lyrica nova, Op 59

Sergei Bortkiewicz (1877-1952) was a self-confessed Romantic melodist, and Hyperion first raised interest in his solo piano and concerto writing with...

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Thu 07 Jan, 2016:
Scriabin: Nuances – Assorted Piano Pieces

Valentina Lisitsa’s chronologically presented recording features a selection of Scriabin’s shorter piano pieces. It starts with the 1880s...

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Mon 14 Dec, 2015:
Scriabin: Symphony No 3, Op 43 (The Divine Poem); The Poem of Ecstasy, Op 54

A big, bold Divine Poem that more than fits the bill. For evidence, beam up around 5'30” into the first movement: after a brassy lento introduction...

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Mon 15 Jun, 2015:
Scriabin: Vers la flamme, Op 72, and other solo piano works

Of the 44 miniatures featured on this centenary tribute, the longest is not quite six minutes in length, the shortest a mere 27 seconds, and by far...

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Mon 01 Dec, 2014:
Dances – Piano Works by Bach, Chopin, Scriabin, Granados, Schulz-Evler, Albéniz & Gould

This highly engaging recital takes you on a whirlwind tour of dance-inspired music from Bach to Morton Gould via Chopin, Scriabin, Granados, Albéniz...

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Tue 18 Nov, 2014:
Cameron Carpenter: If You Could Read My Mind – Music by Bach, Carpenter, Bernstein, Rachmaninov, Piazzolla, Dupré & Scriabin

Cameron Carpenter's flamboyant, showman-like style (his entertaining sleeve-note explores the concept of "camp" in relation to his art) is very much...

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Fri 26 Sep, 2014:
Deane: Noctuary

Raymond Deane’s Noctuary is an elegant, erudite, occasionally enigmatic, often exciting re-imagining of the nocturne. Inspired by the vividly alive...

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Wed 30 Apr, 2014:
Ravel: Sonatine; La Valse; Valses nobles et sentimentales; Scriabin: Piano Sonatas – No 4 in F sharp major, Op 30; No 5, Op 53; Two Poems, Op 32; Waltz in A flat major, Op 38

Korean pianist HJ Lim leapt to prominence with an artistically variable but technically impressive Beethoven sonata cycle. Ravel and Scriabin are...

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Fri 09 Aug, 2013:
Szymanowski: Symphonies Nos 1 & 2

Valery Gergiev believes passionately in the symphonic output of Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937), and his promotion of it with the LSO is to be saluted....

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