My 10th Sonata is a sonata of insects. Insects are born from the sun… they are the sun’s kisses.
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|Birth:||6th January, 1872|
|Death:||27th April, 1915|
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, independent of Arnold Schoenberg, Scriabin developed a substantially atonal and much more dissonant musical system, accorded to 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. In the 1970s, for instance, there were only three recordings of his complete sonatas. Yet Scriabin's work has steadily regained popularity[citation needed his piano music, particularly the sonatas, has grown in popularity with professional pianists in recent decades.
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