A·le·ksan·dr Ni·ko·la·e·vich [al-ig-zan-der nik-uh-lahy-uh-vich, -zahn-; Russian uh-lyi-ksahn-drnyi-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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How to use Scriabin in a sentence
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.
Here Scriabin is obviously building, or trying to build, on Chopin.
He evidently understands Scriabin, and is determined to make his audience understand him.
British Dictionary definitions for Scriabin
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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