Mikalojus Čiurlionis

Prelude in B major

VL186, Op. 7/3

About this work...

Ciurlionis' broken off career wears the aspect of powerful, obsessive forces quietly imploding in a trail of scintillae, that is, hundreds of small, often fragmentary piano pieces cheek-by-jowl with sketches for grandiose works hovering on a distant horizon of realization. After the turn of the century, the musical wor... read more