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1+1 Scriabin: 10 Piano Sonatas / Robert Taub


Release Date: 09/13/2005 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 2907366   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Robert Taub
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

With these 10 trail-blazing works, Alexander Scriabine boldly propelled the piano sonata into the 21st century. 'Mr. Taub's performances are opaline, iridescent.' The New Yorker With these 10 trail-blazing works, Alexander Scriabine boldly propelled the piano sonata into the 21st century. 'Mr. Taub's performances are opaline, iridescent.' The New Yorker Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 1 in F minor, Op. 6 by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Robert Taub (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Length: 23 Minutes 22 Secs. 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in G sharp minor, Op. 19 "Sonata fantasy" by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Robert Taub (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1897; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1990 
Length: 10 Minutes 43 Secs. 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in F sharp minor, Op. 23 by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Robert Taub (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1897-1898; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Length: 18 Minutes 41 Secs. 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 4 in F sharp major, Op. 30 by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Robert Taub (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Length: 7 Minutes 12 Secs. 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 5 in F sharp major, Op. 53 by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Robert Taub (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Length: 12 Minutes 52 Secs. 
6.
Sonata for Piano no 6, Op. 62 by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Robert Taub (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Length: 12 Minutes 17 Secs. 
7.
Sonata for Piano no 7 in F sharp major, Op. 64 "White Mass" by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Robert Taub (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1990 
Length: 11 Minutes 18 Secs. 
8.
Sonata for Piano no 8, Op. 66 by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Robert Taub (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1990 
Length: 13 Minutes 12 Secs. 
9.
Sonata for Piano no 9 in F major, Op. 68 "Black Mass" by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Robert Taub (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Length: 8 Minutes 57 Secs. 
10.
Sonata for Piano no 10, Op. 70 by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Robert Taub (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Length: 12 Minutes 37 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No. 1: I. Allegro con fuoco
Piano Sonata No. 1: II. (Andante)
Piano Sonata No. 1: III. Presto
Piano Sonata No. 1: IV. Funebre
Piano Sonata No. 2 (Sonate-Fantaisie): I. Andante
Piano Sonata No. 2 (Sonate-Fantaisie): II. Presto
Piano Sonata No. 3: I. Drammatico
Piano Sonata No. 3: II. Allegretto
Piano Sonata No. 3: III. Andante
Piano Sonata No. 3: IV. Presto con fuoco
Piano Sonata No. 4: I. Andante
Piano Sonata No. 4: II. Prestissimo volando
Piano Sonata No. 5
Piano Sonata No. 6
Piano Sonata No. 7 - "White Mass"
Piano Sonata No. 8
Piano Sonata No. 9 - "Black Mass"
Piano Sonata No. 10

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