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Who is Alexander Scriabin?

Alexander Scriabin: Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin was a Russian composer and pianist. Scriabin's early work is characterised by a lyrical and idiosyncratic tonal language influenced by Frédéric Chopin. Later in his career, independently of Arnold Schoenberg, Scriabin developed a substantially atonal and much more dissonant musical system, which accorded with his personal brand of mysticism. Scriabin was influenced by synesthesia, and associated colors with the various harmonic tones of his atonal scale, while his color-coded circle of fifths was also influenced by theosophy. He is considered by some to be the main Russian Symbolist composer.

  • also known as Александр Николаевич Скрябинь; Scriabin; Skryabin; Александр Николаевич Скрябин; A. Scriabin; Alexander Skrjabin; Skrjabin; Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin; Alexandre Scriabine; Scriabine; Scriabin, Alexander Nikolayevich
  • born on (144 years ago) in Moscow
  • nationality: Russia
  • profession: Pianist, composer
  • died on (100 years ago) in Moscow of sepsis
  • genre: Classical music
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Google previewDictionary of Music (1983)

by Theodore Karp

ALEXANDER SCRIABIN SECOND CLAUDIN DB SERMISY SERPENT SHORT OCTAVB Seventh chords $. 355 be coupled on a single staff. The visual arrangement reflects a loose classification of performing range from high to low.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Classical Music (2012)

by Nicole V. Gagné

Alexander Scriabin composed one of the most important bodies of piano music ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey


Google previewEncyclopedia of Recorded Sound (2004)

by Frank Hoffmann

Alexander Scriabin (1872–1915 ), ...

Google previewThe World Encyclopedia of Christmas (2012)

by Gerry Bowler

Alexander Scriabin, composer who thought hewasGod, born;firststeam locomotive in ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

An International Work of Reference, Complete in Twelve Volumes, with 7000 Illustrations, Colored Plates, Colored Maps and Engravings

Among Russian modernists, Alexander Scriabin is ...

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In love's godlike breathing, there's the innermost aspect of the universe. (Alexander Scriabin)
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