From the Lebrecht Album of the Week:
What did Alexander Scriabin have in common with Donald J. Trump? Small hands, that’s what.
Scriabin’s 1897 piano concerto was an instant hit with similarly endowed artists, although it also won approval from Sergei Rachmaninov, whose mitts were mega-sized. Despite these contemporary endorsements, it has hovered ever since on the repertoire fringes….
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