Scriabin: Etude in D-sharp Minor, Op. 8, No. 12

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  • Composer: Alexander Scriabin
  • Editor: Valentina Rubcova
  • Fingering: Boris Giltburg
  • Instrumentation: Piano
  • ISMN: 979-020181583-1
  • Size: 9.3 x 12.2 inches
  • Pages: 5
  • Urtext / Critical Edition


The piano does not lack for virtuoso showpieces. But this Etude in d-sharp Minor from Scriabin's, Op. 8 definitely ranks among the highest in terms of popularity. A Horovitz concert without this explosive study in octaves would have been almost inconceivable. Its title is "patetico", and it does indeed unleash a passionate frenzy of sound. Henle offers its single Urtext edition of this dazzling Etude with fingering by the world-renowned pianist Boris Giltburg: an open invitation to all current or budding virtuosi!