Was Scriabin a Synesthete?

@article{Galeyev2001WasSA,
  title={Was Scriabin a Synesthete?},
  author={B. M. Galeyev and I. L. Vanechkina},
  journal={Leonardo},
  year={2001},
  volume={34},
  pages={357-361}
}
  • B. M. Galeyev, I. L. Vanechkina
  • Published 2001
  • Art
  • Leonardo
  • This survey and summary of documentary material on Scriabin's color hearing is being presented for consideration by researchers studying his ideas of light-music synthesis. On the basis of their analysis, the authors conclude that the nature of Scriabin's color-tonal analogies was associative, i.e. psychological; accordingly, the existing belief that Scriabin was a distinctive, unique synesthete who really saw the sounds of musicthat is, literally had an ability for co-sensationsis placed in… CONTINUE READING
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