All in all, nearly 50 works by 12 composers were performed, Stravinsky with the lion's share (28), then Vyschnegradsky (5), Denisov (3) and Skryabin (2).
The third decade of IRCAM was marked by a decrease in "established" composers (performances of only three works by Stravinsky, and one each by Skryabin and Denisov) and an increase in the number of student composers: while only two attended the IRCAM composition course, eight took part in workshops.
Works of Golishev, Obouhow, Works of Skryabin and Roslavets.
4 Composers with more than one work played 1977-2009 Stravinsky, Igor# 72 Skryabin, Aleksandr# 52 Roslavets, Nikolay# 13 Lourie, Arthur 10 Mosolov, Aleksandr# 10 Vyschnegradsky, Ivan# 10 Rachmaninoff, Serge 7 Denisov, Edison# 6 Prokofiev, Sergey 4 Shostakovich, Dmitry 3 Firsova, Elena# 3 Obouhow, Nicolas 3 Part, Arvo# 3 Yavorsky, Boleslav 2 Deshevov, Vladimir 2 Dzegelenok, Aleksandr 2 Feinberg, Samuel 2 Gubaydulina, Sofiya# 2 Knipper, Lev 2 Lyapunov, Sergey 2 Mansuryan, Tigran 2 Mielkikh, Dmitry 2 Obouhow, Nicolas 2 Tcherepnin, Aleksandr 2 Tishchenko, Boris 2 Vasilenko, Sergey 2 Bold indicates composers whose works were played also outside of the Paris-Moscou concert series.
Tuesday, February 17 T We can hear two-piano music by Skryabin himself, performed by the popular duo of Katharine Lam and Duncan Honeybourne, both Conservatoire alumni who have reached great heights both in terms of performance and musical education.
Tuesday lunchtime brings another composer into the frame - Igor Stravinsky (whose Rite of Spring in 1913 had already shattered the musical world in a way Skryabin, as he plotted cosmic destruction, could never have dreamed).
Thursday, February 19 Here you can hear the complete Skryabin piano preludes over three sessions when over 30 Conservatoire students juxtapose those works with pieces by a cornucopia of the composer's contemporaries.
is mentioned briefly in connection with the First Piano Sonata; such experimenters as Nikolay Roslavets and Arthur Lourie do not appear at all, despite the renewed interest in their music in recent years (see Peter Roberts, Modernism in Russian Piano Music [Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993]).
Waldo: L Siddons, Sarah: L Siegel, Rudolf: L Silas, Edouard: L (7) Silcher, Friedrich: L Simon, Paul: L Sinding, Christian: L Singer, Edmund: MS Sinigaglia, Leone: L Sistermans, Anton: L Sitt, Hans: L Sittard, Alfred: L Sivori, Camillo: L (2), MS Skryabin
, Alexander: MS Slezak, Leo: L Sloman, Robert: L Smart, Lady Frances Margaret: L (10) Smart, Sir George: L (29) Smart, Henry Thomas: L Smart, Margaret Rose: L (3) Smetana, Bedrich: MS Smith, Albert.
He premiered many of the piano works of Tchaikovsky, one of his teachers, and was an outstanding interpreter of Ludwig van Beethoven's music; he also taught over 150 pupils, including Rachmaninoff and Alexander Skryabin
, and wrote much admired studies on invertible counterpoint and canon that long were at the core of Soviet music education.
I doubt it was true in the early decades of this century, when Claude Debussy, Aleksandr Skryabin
, Arnold Schoenberg, or Ferruccio Busoni (though not Kaikhosru Sorabji) could be studied by any other composer, and had corresponding effect.