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Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4 (Read 4214 times)

Offline goldentone

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Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
« on: April 26, 2009, 03:55:22 AM »
When I heard this piece, I fell in love with it, and it seemed like a piece I have always known.  I hope you like it, too.


Yamaha M302 with the Edirol R-09 HR.


Edit:  I rerecorded to rectify the E#.  The original recording was downloaded 19 times.


For in that sleep of death what dreams may come

piano sheet music of Prelude


Offline pianowolfi

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Re: Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
«Reply #1 on: April 26, 2009, 07:40:22 AM »
You play this very beautifully! just two things: in m. 4 and 12 it should be E sharp, not E on the two last counts. And for my taste, I wouldn't slow down so much at the end, but that's perhaps just me. Very good work!

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Re: Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
«Reply #2 on: April 26, 2009, 05:34:04 PM »
Hi goldentone,

This is indeed a very good rendition of this prelude, which, I think, suggests a lament.  You etch the melodic line nicely throughout and pay close attention to touch--legato, tenuto, portato, etc.  Very good work!

I read in the Dover Edition (based on the Music Publishing House Edition, Moscow) that the prelude's theme actually comes from a fragment of an unfinished Ballade from 1888. 
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Re: Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
«Reply #3 on: April 27, 2009, 10:35:57 PM »
Thanks so much for the compliment, Wolfi!  I rerecorded to rectify the E#.  And it of course sounds better.  You have good ears. :)  I agree with you on the ending, and on the new recording I don't slow down as much.
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Re: Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
«Reply #4 on: April 27, 2009, 10:43:19 PM »
Thank you very much, Rachfan!  It is nice to hear that I've paid attention to details.  I started work on this at the end of March, so it came together rather quickly.  That is interesting about it originating from one of his Ballades.
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Re: Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
«Reply #5 on: April 28, 2009, 08:19:34 PM »
Yeah now it sounds right, with the e# :) And now I definitely like more how you play the ending, it's much more coherent. :)

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Re: Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
«Reply #6 on: May 17, 2009, 02:40:08 AM »
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Re: Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
«Reply #7 on: May 19, 2009, 07:58:24 AM »
Hi Karli,

Thank you. :)  I happened upon this prelude while searching for a recording of the other Scriabin I have been working on, listening to the sample tracks on Amazon.  I listened to it a few times, and liked it enough to buy it.  I fell in love with it.  And here it is. :) 
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Re: Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
«Reply #8 on: June 07, 2009, 12:15:06 AM »
Hi goldentone,   This is a very nice piece by Scriabin and I like it too!  I like it's reflectiveness throughout the piece and overall calmness.  You played it very well,  Thank you for sharing it!

best wishes,  :)

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Re: Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
«Reply #9 on: June 07, 2009, 06:05:12 AM »
Thank you, go. :)  I'm glad you liked it. 
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Re: Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
«Reply #10 on: June 07, 2009, 11:30:22 AM »
You made me want to learn this piece ! thanks for sharing. very nice

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Re: Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
«Reply #11 on: June 08, 2009, 06:50:35 AM »
Thanks, Faj. :)
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Re: Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
«Reply #12 on: June 08, 2009, 11:34:59 AM »
I was pleasantly surprised by this piece, as I don't like much of Scriabin's work.  But this is very enjoyable, and very well played as well.  thanks for sharing it!

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Re: Scriabin Prelude in E minor, Opus 11, 4
«Reply #13 on: June 09, 2009, 06:32:32 AM »
I was pleasantly surprised by this piece, as I don't like much of Scriabin's work.  But this is very enjoyable, and very well played as well.  thanks for sharing it!

Thank you, scottmcc.  Glad to open a door for you with Scriabin.  I like Scriabin up to the point where he departs from his romanticism.  You might find there is more from him that you'll like. 
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