Mysterium (Scriabin, Aleksandr)




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Work Title Mysterium
Alternative. Title Prefatory Act
Composer Scriabin, Aleksandr
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAS 24
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 parts (incomplete)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1903-15
Copyright Information Only the sketches left by the composer are permitted here. The only eligible reconstruction would be for that of a person who died before 1967.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 hours
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Piccolo, Flutes, G Alto Flute, Oboes, F English Horn, B Clarinets, B Bass Clarinet, Bassoons, Contrabassoon, F Horns, B Trumpets, Trombone, C Tuba, Timpani, Triangle, Cymbals, Bass Drum, Tam-Tam, Glockenspiel, Tubular Bells, Choir, 2 Harps, Organ, Piano/Celesta, Violins, Violas, Violoncellos, Contrabasses.
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information Scriabin started writing the piece in 1903 and had sketched 72 pages before his death in 1915. It was later completed by Alexander Nemtin.