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Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 4 in F-sharp Major, Op. 30

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    1. Composer: Alexander Scriabin
    2. Editor: Valentina Rubcova
    3. Fingering: Michael Schneidt
    4. Instrumentation: Piano
    5. ISMN: 979-020181110-9
    6. Size: 9.3 x 12.2 inches
    7. Pages: 21
    8. Urtext / Critical Edition

    Scriabin's ten complete piano sonatas offer a fascinating insight into the Russian composer's stylistic development. While his first works still fully reflect the late-romantic tradition, the late works keep bursting the bounds of tonality. The boldly outlined, two-movement Fourth Sonata marks a turning point, for it evokes the world of the "Poème de l'extase" with its mystical atmosphere hovering between ethereal rapture and ecstatic flight.