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 (skrē-ä′bĭn), Alexander Nikolayevich 1872-1915.
Russian composer of orchestral and piano works who incorporated visual arts into some of his compositions, such as Prometheus (1910), a tone poem whose performance includes the projection of colored lights.


(ˈskrɪəbɪn; Russian ˈskrjabin) or


(Biography) Aleksandr Nikolayevich (alɪkˈsandr nikaˈlajɪvitʃ). 1872–1915, Russian composer, whose works came increasingly to express his theosophic beliefs. He wrote many piano works; his orchestral compositions include Prometheus (1911)


(skriˈɑ bɪn)

Aleksandr Nikolaevich, 1872–1915, Russian composer and pianist.
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Alexander Scriabin died a century ago but still seems very much a part of our time.
The series will feature works by iconic Polish composer Frederic Chopin and renowned Russian composer Alexander Scriabin.
Also on the agenda will be Alexander Scriabin, who died 100 years ago and whose 24 Preludes Ivan will be performing, as well as pieces by his most recent "muse", Morton Feldman, and perhaps a new work by Scott Wollschleger.
This concert also features Ivan's incredible renditions of Chopin and Scriabin.
Schnyder, a recording artist with an impressive global career in full swing, was slated to perform works by Schubert, Brahms and Scriabin.
He said: "The people I love the most are all revolutionaries - Stravinsky, Beefheart, Charlie Parker, Scriabin, James Brown, Picasso, Camus, Dalglish, John Martyn.
This project is being successfully implemented with help of active participation in it of a number of CIS countries, the deputy director of the museum exposition Victor Scriabin said.
And on Wednesday, February 11, at Redcar's Tuned In complex on Majuba Road, Adam Davies will play a lunch-time recital of music by the likes of Scarlatti, Debussy, Scriabin and Chopin.
Instead Rilke, especially in the Sonnets to Orpheus, and composers such as Mahler and Scriabin provide fuller, more genuinely aesthetic-poetic realizations of a "tragic wisdom [that] can be confronted and affirmed through poetic epiphany and the surrender to art.
Each chapter begins with quotations largely drawn from Scriabin and Leonid Sabaneev (Scriabin's close friend and biographer), expressing Scriabin's idiosyncratic ideas on tonal eroticism, polarity of the sexes (masculine/ feminine), and musical sensuality (pp.
McCarthy, an eloquent speaker as well as eloquent performer, had devised a well- balanced programme of 19th-and 20th-century pieces by a range of com- posers, from Scriabin and Liszt to Elgar and Ivor Novello.
While the specific program is likely to vary between dates, I will certainly be performing selected tracks from If You Could Read My Mind, which includes my own transcriptions of works by Bach, Leonard Bernstein and Alexander Scriabin, as well as arrangements of works not traditionally associated with the organ by Gordon Lightfoot, Burt Bacharach, and Leonard Cohen.