Andrew Tyson – Ravel & Scriabin: Piano Works (2017) [FLAC 24bit, 48 kHz]

Andrew Tyson - Ravel & Scriabin: Piano Works (2017) [FLAC 24bit, 48 kHz] Download

Artist: Andrew Tyson
Album: Ravel & Scriabin: Piano Works
Genre: Classical
Release Date: 2017
Audio Format:: FLAC (tracks) 24bit, 48 kHz
Duration: 58:39
Total Tracks: 10
Total Size: 452 MB


Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915)
Piano Sonata No. 3 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 23
1 I. Drammatico 06:17
2 II. Allegretto 02:21
3 III. Andante 04:34
4 IV. Presto con fuoco 05:40

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Miroirs, M. 43
5 No. 1. Noctuelles 04:47
6 No. 2. Oiseaux tristes 03:27
7 No. 3. Une barque sur l’océan 06:51
8 No. 4. Alborada del gracioso 06:01
9 No. 5. La vallée des cloches 05:49

Alexander Scriabin
10 Piano Sonata No. 10 in C Major, Op. 70 12:52


After his first recording, devoted to Chopin (ZZT 347), and the award of First Prize at the Géza Anda Competition in 2015, which gave a substantial boost to his career, the young American pianist Andrew Tyson has devised a new programme to showcase his talents: two sonatas and a waltz by Scriabin coupled with Ravel’s Miroirs. Andrew Tyson has chosen to associate two composers whose language seems to divide them, but who nevertheless have many things in common, notably their use of tonality, of certain unusual harmonies and of dissonance. Alexander Scriabin and Maurice Ravel also lived in the same city, at the same period, without ever meeting: Debussy, Ravel and the French musical elite of the period regarded their Russian colleagues as crude and uneducated. Yet when one listens to their music, even if their approach to the piano and to composition could hardly be more different, it is apparent that they use tone colours in the same way. For Andrew Tyson, ‘Ravel is an elegant perfectionist, whose every detail is calculated and glitters like crystal; Scriabin is like a flickering flame – passionate, reckless, spontaneous and erotic.’ (Texte from Alpha Classics)

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