The Poem of Ecstasy

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Alexander Scriabin

The Poem of Ecstasy in C major

Op. 54 • “Symphony No.4”

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During the decade immediately preceding the First World War, the European musical scene was developing at an astonishing pace. Schoenberg moved from the massive, two-hour-long Gurrelieder, with its epic Romantic text and equally lush score, to the concise and stringent Piano Pieces, Op. 11 in a matter of just eight yea... read more