24 Preludes, Op. 11 by Alexander Scriabin

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'''24 Preludes, Op. 11''' is a set of preludes composed in the course of eight years between 1888-96,Scriabin did not write the 24 preludes chronologically, but instead in different places over the course of eight years. Prelude No. 4 was written in Moscow in 1888, followed by No. 6 in 1889 in Kiev. No. 10 was written in 1893-4 in Moscow, and No. 14 in 1895 in Dresden. Nos. 3, 19, 24 in 1895 in Heidelberg, and Nos. 12, 17, 18 and 23 also in 1895 in Witznau. No. 5 was written in 1896 in Amsterdam, Nos. 8 and 22 also in 1896 in Paris, while Nos. 1, 2, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 20 and 21 were written that same year in Moscow. being also one of Scriabin's first published works with M.P. Belaieff in 1897,Belyayev divided the preludes into four parts of six preludes each. in Leipzig, Germany, together with his 12 Études, Op. 8 (1894-95).

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