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Études Opp. 8, 42, 65 Sheet Music Book
By Alexander Scriabin

1. Études Opp. 8, 42, 65. Composed by Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915). Edited by Günter Phillipp. Piano (Solo). Edition Peters. Book. Edition Peters #98-EP9077A. Published by Edition Peters (PE.EP9077A).

Item Number: PE.EP9077A

ISBN 9790014072889. English.

Alexander Scriabin composed sets of Études throughout his life in all periods of his compositional development. These pieces push the technical limits while finding new musical and poetic vistas.

This edition of the sets of Études Opp. 8, 42 and 65 has been prepared by Günter Philipp. It contains an authoratitive text of the notation, preface in German and English, and a critical commentary.

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  • 5

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  • June 11, 2022 Best edition

    In my view, this is the best edition of these gems. It has outstanding and innovative fingerings, which sometimes are crucial to master these works. Scriabin had a tendency to write passages that are spread out over the keyboard. Frequent redistributions are necessary to master it. This editor gives you...

    options you won’t find anywhere else, and many are ingenious. The paper is wonderful and I think you won’t be disappointed. The only negative aspect is that the very first Etude, Opus 2, No. 1 in C-sharp minor, is not included. Otherwise it’s the complete etudes. They range from the early masterpieces of Opus 8, which are modeled on Chopin, to the more dissonant and harmonically advanced Opuses 42 and 65. You have to have massive hands to play the first one in the last Opus. Few can handle the chromatic ninths.

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