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Why didn't he just notate it with treble clef from the start?

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    The grand staff ( violon and bass clef) is the definition for keyboard sheet music. Thats all. musicterms.artopium.com/g/Grandstaff.htm – Albrecht Hügli Feb 12 at 5:07
  • I see so, keyboard sheet should have both clefs and then immediately do clef change – Lenny Feb 12 at 5:14
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    Your question is not „ wrong“. Some composer write in such situations a violine clef for both hands. Especially in this case as it is collection of preludes for piano. I could see a reason: I had over looked the violin clef in Bartoks mikrkosmos “ in the mist.” My auntie got quite angry and upset about the dissonants. She said: Don’t you see, you’re playing the wrong clef! Thus I changed the clef and the sound was even more awful. Since then I became a Bartok fan: You can annoy aunties. – Albrecht Hügli Feb 12 at 5:33
  • Also keep in mind that the sheet music publisher is the one who did the typesetting, not the composer. – Carl Witthoft Feb 12 at 13:29
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    @AlbrechtHügli "My auntie got quite angry and upset about the dissonants. She said: Don’t you see, you’re playing the wrong clef! Thus I changed the clef and the sound was even more awful. Since then I became a Bartok fan" I laughed – user45266 Feb 12 at 17:37
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The grand staff is the definition for keyboard sheet music.

As the title of opus 11 is 24 Preludes for Piano the composer could have notated from the beginning the treble clef.

The two clefs are emphasizing that there is a change of clef.

It might also have been that he had bought empty sheet music paper with prepared grand staffs but it doesn’t seem:

http://www.scriabin-association.com/the-texts-of-scriabins-works-some-observations-of-a-performer-researcher-teacher/

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