Scriabin is mainly known for his mystic-visionary piano works today; but his Romance for horn, which he composed at a young age, is also a charming chamber music work. The technically not very demanding horn part with its opulent piano accompaniment means that it is a very effective recital piece, even for pupils. As the work was not published during the composer’s lifetime, the autograph is the sole source for our edition. It was prepared in collaboration with the Moscow Scriabin scholar Valentina Rubcova.
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Alexander N. Scriabin (1872–1915) was an exceptional pianist who, like his role model Chopin, wrote almost exclusively for the piano. 65 of his 72 compositions with opus number are for piano solo; moreover, he wrote a piano concerto and six orchestral works. As for chamber music, however, his work catalogue lists only two small occasional pieces – a movement for string … more
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Die Romance für Horn und Klavier (...) war meines Wissens bisher nur in einer Gesamtausgabe des Klavierwerks gedruckt erhalten, somit ist eine Neuausgabe dieses einfachen, lyrischen Stücks nur zu begrüßen.
Una pagina deliziosa da "rinverdire".
Zweieinhalb Minuten schönste Kammermusik, die hier nun endlich im Urtext erscheint – auch dies ein Werk, um das man einen Hornisten beneidet
Da ist dem Henle-Verlag eine schöne Ausgrabung gelungen.