Alexei Stanchinsky

Internet Edition compiled by Onno van Rijen

Updated 22 January 2005


Born

9/21 March 1888 in Obolsunovo in the neighbourhood of Vladimir.
Died: October 1914 near Logotshovo (District Smolensk).

Education

Stanchinsky was a pupil of Zhilayev and Taneyev at the Moscow Conservatory.

Style

He was influenced at first by Mussorgsky and then by Skryabin. He left a series of interesting and experimental piano compositions.

Works

Piano Sonata E flat minor in one movement (1905)

Three Sketches for piano (1905-1907)

Originally part of Twelve Sketches opus 1 (1911)
Marco Polo 8.223424: Daniel Blumenthal (piano)
Nocturne for piano (1907)

Three Preludes for piano (1907)

1. In C sharp minor; 2. In D major; 3. In E flat minor
Prelude for piano (1908)

Prelude in E flat major for piano (1908)

Canon in B minor for piano (1908)

EMI CDC 5 57051-2: Thomas Adès (piano)
Prelude and Fugue in G minor for piano (1909)

Piano Trio (1907-1910)

Three Preludes for piano (1907-1910)

1. In G minor; 2. In F minor; 3. In B major
Twenty Songs to poems of Robert Burns (1907-1910)

Twelve Sketches for piano opus 1 (1911)

Marco Polo 8.223424: Daniel Blumenthal (piano)
Variations in A minor for piano (1911)

Five Preludes for piano (1907-1912)

Piano Sonate No. 1 F major (1911-1912)

Marco Polo 8.223424: Daniel Blumenthal (piano)
Allegro for piano opus 2 (1912)
Originally composed as first movement of Piano Sonata No. 1
Piano Sonate No. 2 G major (1912)
EMI CDC 5 57051-2: Thomas Adès (piano)
Marco Polo 8.223424: Daniel Blumenthal (piano)
Five Preludes in the form of a canon for piano (1913-1914)
Arbiter 118: Samuel Feinberg (piano)
Prelude in G flat major for piano (1913-1914)


And furthermore:

String Trio
First performance in 1966
Sextet


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