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1-01 Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 6: Allegro con fouco 7:46
1-02 Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 6: Andante 4:30
1-03 Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 6: Presto 3:26
1-04 Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 6: Funèbre 4:53
1-05 Etude in C-sharp minor, Op. 2, No. 1 2:58
1-06 Sonata No. 2 (Sonata-Fantasy) in G-sharp Minor, Op. 19: Andante 7:26
1-07 Sonata No. 2 (Sonata-Fantasy) in G-sharp Minor, Op. 19: Presto 3:21
1-08 Eight Etudes, Op. 42: No. 1 in D-flat major 1:52
1-09 Eight Etudes, Op. 42: No. 2 in F-sharp minor 1:14
1-10 Eight Etudes, Op. 42: No. 3 in F-sharp major 0:53
1-11 Eight Etudes, Op. 42: No. 4 in F-sharp major 1:40
1-13 Eight Etudes, Op. 42: No. 6 in D-flat major 1:48
1-15 Eight Etudes, Op. 42: No. 8 in E-flat major 2:11
1-16 Sonata No. 3 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 23: Drammatico 5:55
1-17 Sonata No. 3 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 23: Allegretto 2:30
1-18 Sonata No. 3 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 23: Andante 4:46
1-19 Sonata No. 3 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 23: Presto con fuoco 5:48
1-20 Sonata No. 4 in F-sharp Major, Op. 30: Andante 2:58
1-21 Sonata No. 4 in F-sharp Major, Op. 30: Prestissimo volando 5:01
2-01 Sonata No. 5 in F-sharp Major, Op. 53 "Poem of Ecstacy" 10:39
2-02 Sonata No. 6, Op. 62 12:48
2-03 Désir, Op. 57, No. 1 1:19
2-04 Caresse dansée, Op. 57, No. 2 1:24
2-05 Sonata No. 7, Op. 64, "White Mass" 11:28
2-06 Sonata No. 8, Op. 66 14:42
2-07 Sonata No. 9, Op. 68, "Black Mass" 7:19
2-08 Sonata No. 10, Op. 70 13:26
2-09 Vers la flamme, Op. 72 4:29
1-12 Eight Etudes, Op. 42: No. 5 in C-sharp minor 2:47
1-14 Eight Etudes, Op. 42: No. 7 in F minor 0:56

Scriabin: The Complete Piano Sonatas

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    The CD of this album is available to purchase at ArkivMusic.

    The Scriabin piano sonatas, performed here by American pianist Ruth Laredo, provide a musical biography, outlining the composer’s career and his stylistic progression. The New York Times praised Laredo's “sensuous, beautifully controlled playing," which expressed the “mad and slightly evil quality” of Scriabin’s work.

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Ruth Laredo, piano

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by E. Alan Silver for Connoisseur Society
    Recorded 1970 at Saint Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, New York City
    Piano: Baldwin SD-10
    Engineer: David B. Jones
    Mastering: Michele Stone, KM Records, Burbank, CA
    Production Assistant: Donalyn Catalano
    Annotation Editor: Ara Guzelimian
    Digitally remastered by Robert C. Ludwig
    Director: Keith Holzman

    Design by David Cohen

on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Friday, November 15, 1996 (All day)
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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

73035

Number of Discs in Set: 
2discs
68
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Friday, November 1, 1996 (All day)
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Artist Name: 
Ruth Laredo
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UPC: 
075597303520
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Label: 
SINGLE FORMAT (OLD)
UPC: 
603497132560
Price: 
19.00
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Description: 

The CD of this album is available to purchase at ArkivMusic.

The Scriabin piano sonatas, performed here by American pianist Ruth Laredo, provide a musical biography, outlining the composer’s career and his stylistic progression. The New York Times praised Laredo's “sensuous, beautifully controlled playing," which expressed the “mad and slightly evil quality” of Scriabin’s work.

DescriptionExcerpt: 

The Scriabin piano sonatas, performed here by American pianist Ruth Laredo, provide a musical biography, outlining the composer’s career and his stylistic progression. The New York Times praised Laredo's “sensuous, beautifully controlled playing," which expressed the “mad and slightly evil quality” of Scriabin’s work.

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
Ruth Laredo, piano

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by E. Alan Silver for Connoisseur Society
Recorded 1970 at Saint Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, New York City
Piano: Baldwin SD-10
Engineer: David B. Jones
Mastering: Michele Stone, KM Records, Burbank, CA
Production Assistant: Donalyn Catalano
Annotation Editor: Ara Guzelimian
Digitally remastered by Robert C. Ludwig
Director: Keith Holzman

Design by David Cohen