Alexander Scriabin (25th December 1871 – 14th April 1915) was a Russian composer and pianist. His early works took inspiration from Frederic Chopin and are characterised by a highly tonal idiom. Personal journey Born in Moscow on Christmas Day 1871, his father and uncles were all away with military careers.
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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) was a Russian composer of the late-Romantic period who made a lasting impression internationally. Appearing as a guest composer in Europe and the USA, Tchaikovsky’s reputation was worldwide by the time he retired and was rewarded with a lifetime pension. Defining himself as a musician At