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Scriabin, Mussorgsky / Alessio Bax


Release Date: 09/11/2015 
Label:  Signum Classics   Catalog #: 426   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alexander ScriabinModest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Alessio Bax
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Pianist Alessio Bax creates “a ravishing listening experience” with his lyrical playing, insightful interpretations, and dazzling facility. “His playing quivers with an almost hypnotic intensity,” says Gramophone magazine, leading to what Dallas Morning News calls “an out-of-body experience.”

For his latest solo recording with Signum, Alessio Bax returns with a program of rich and evocative works for piano by Modest Mussorgsky and Alexander Scriabin.
Pianist Alessio Bax creates “a ravishing listening experience” with his lyrical playing, insightful interpretations, and dazzling facility. “His playing quivers with an almost hypnotic intensity,” says Gramophone magazine, leading to what Dallas Morning News calls “an out-of-body experience.”

For his latest solo recording with Signum, Alessio Bax returns with a program of rich and evocative works for piano by Modest Mussorgsky and Alexander Scriabin. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in F sharp minor, Op. 23 by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Alessio Bax (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1897-1898; Russia 
Venue:  Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Saxmundh 
Length: 18 Minutes 29 Secs. 
2.
Pieces (2) for Piano left hand, Op. 9: no 1, Prélude in C sharp minor by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Alessio Bax (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894; Russia 
Venue:  Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Saxmundh 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
3.
Pieces (3) for Piano, Op. 2: no 1, Etude in C sharp minor by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Alessio Bax (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1887-1889; Russia 
Venue:  Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Saxmundh 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
4.
Pictures at an Exhibition for Piano by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Alessio Bax (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Venue:  Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Saxmundh 
Length: 29 Minutes 2 Secs. 
5.
Night on the Bare Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Alessio Bax (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
Venue:  Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Saxmundh 
Length: 10 Minutes 20 Secs. 

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