Complete Piano Sonatas by Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915). For solo piano. Piano Collection. Dover Edition. 20th Century. SMP Level 10 (Advanced). Collection. Glossary of French terms and instructional text (does not include words to the songs). 256 pages. Published by Dover Publications (AP.6-258505).
ISBN 9780486258508. With glossary of French terms and instructional text (does not include words to the songs). 20th Century. 8 3/8x1114 inches.
All ten of Scriabin’s sonatas, reprinted from an authoritative early Russian edition.
This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 9-10.
About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.
Location: from Luton, England
December 16, 2005
I'm probably biased, as I love Scriabin in any form or issue that his music may appear in. However, for the price it is, this edition represents fabulous value for money. These sonatas are extremely difficult, and they are for the diploma level player+. It's all worth the troubles just...
23 of 46 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Ann Arbor, MI
May 21, 2005
Great Music, Needs a new Edition
Often times the melodic line will go far higher than 2-3 octaves above middle C. Instead of using an all' ottava (an "8va") the performer is forced to read music at 7+ ledger lines above the staff. This problem also occurs for the left hand; when treble clef should be...
24 of 47 people found this review helpful.
Location: from santa cruz