A. Scriabin, Etude in C sharp minor, op. 42, no. 5
Alexander Scriabin was a Russian Composer who lived from 1871-1915. His music changed drastically throughout his lifetime, from tonal compositions to pieces that were far more dissonant. This week, we will listen to an etude from the middle period of his life. Next week, we will hear another composition by Scriabin in the earlier stages of his life.
Did you like this piece? What mood or feeling does this piece give you?
Describe an image, scene, or story that you feel would fit with this music.
Bonus: Just for fun…try to play the left hand from the picture above!