[skree-ah-bin; Russian skryah-byin]
- A·le·ksan·dr Ni·ko·la·e·vich [al-ig-zan-der nik-uh-lahy-uh-vich, -zahn-; Russian uh-lyi-ksahn-dr nyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər ˌnɪk əˈlaɪ ə vɪtʃ, -ˈzɑn-; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑn dr nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1872–1915, Russian composer and pianist.
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Examples from the Web for scriabin
But Scriabin is no advance on Chopin, only a retrogression from him.
M. Briantchaninov, an intimate friend of Scriabin, telegraphed the news of the composer's death to a friend in England.
He evidently understands Scriabin, and is determined to make his audience understand him.
- Aleksandr Nikolayevich (alɪkˈsandr nikaˈlajɪvitʃ). 1872–1915, Russian composer, whose works came increasingly to express his theosophic beliefs. He wrote many piano works; his orchestral compositions include Prometheus (1911)
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