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Rachmaninov

McCabe, John

Rachmaninov

by McCabe, John

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Published by Novello in Sevenoaks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn McCabe.
    SeriesNovello short biographies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.R12 M2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5122519M
    ISBN 100853600597
    LC Control Number74196100
    OCLC/WorldCa1230267

    See all Sergei Rachmaninoff Sheet Music About Sergei Rachmaninoff () Post-Romantic Period – Russia. Rachmaninoff was a virtuoso pianist, composer, and conductor, some of whose works are among the most popular in the romantic repertoire. After studying under Nikolay Zverev, he became a pupil at the Moscow Conservatory. Buy a cheap copy of The Singer's Rachmaninoff book by Sergei Rachmaninoff. Free shipping over $

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . By Sergei Rachmaninoff / ed. Murray Baylor. Piano Book. These alluring and varied preludes exhibit the compositional skill, expressiveness and innovation that is characteristic of Rachmaninoff's works. Editor Murray Baylor includes informative performance notes that reveal the background of each piece, highlight difficult passages, and offerCategory: Piano Collection.

    Rachmaninoff has two books of piano preludes, op. 23 and op. His first prelude, op. 3 no. 2 in C sharp minor, is probably his most well-known and is fairly playable by his own standards at a Henle level 6 (9 is the highest/hardest). By Sergei Rachmaninoff. Piano Book. Clean reprint of the score of Rachmaninoff's homage to Fritz Kreisler, on the well-known theme composed by Category: Piano Solo.


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Written by people who actually knew Rachmaninov, including co-operation from his sister-in-law Sophia Satina, this is an intimate and fascinating account of the composer's life - much of the book includes private letters to and from the composer to close friends and family, and thus reveals many interesting anecdotes about the composer's Cited by: Sergei Rachmaninoff has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Sergei Rachmaninoff’s most popular book is Complete Preludes and Etudes-Tableaux. Sergei Rachmaninoff () is now widely regarded as one of the greatest 20th-century composers and pianists.

In this illuminating and accessible biography, Max Harrison covers the span of Rachmaninoff's life, taking in his career as composer, pianist and conductor, offering full analyses of his scores and a uniquely detailed treatment of his by: 6.

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This book is so powerful because it contains carefully translated original letters to and from the great Rachmaninov and his closest family, musicians, and critics.

It gives tremendous insights into his work ethic, his struggles and doubts, his great works, and his adult adjustment to exile after the Bolshevik revolution/5(7).

Rachmaninoff book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This series of biographies presents the great composers against the backgroun /5(8). The robustness of research behind the book is in no way compromised by its accessibility, and is evident from an astounding bibliography section that spans ten pages and contains references." (Journal of Singing) "Richard D.

Sylvester's companion to Rachmaninoff's songs is a perfect Rachmaninov book for performers and Rachmaninoff enthusiasts."5/5(7).

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Selected full-text books and articles. Rachmaninoff's Complete Songs: A Companion with Texts and Translations By Richard D. Sylvester Indiana University Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

He was very fond of the "Philadelphia Sound" that Leopold Stokowski originated. It is said that Rachmaninoff even wrote compositions with the Philadelphia Sound in his head.

Rachmaninoff had a special relationship with Eugene Ormandy, and recordings with Ormandy at the head of the orchestra were noted as being closest to the composer's desire/5(). Looking for books by Sergei Rachmaninoff. See all books authored by Sergei Rachmaninoff, including Complete Preludes and Etudes-Tableaux, and Rachmaninov: Sheet Music for Piano: From Intermediate to Advanced; Over 25 Masterpieces, and more on Sergei Rachmaninoff A Lifetime in Music Sergei Bertensson and Jay Leyda, with the assistance of Sophia Satina With a new introduction by David Butler Cannata An indispensable and captivating document, now back in print.

Throughout his career as composer, conductor, and pianist, Sergei Rachmaninoff () was an intensely private individual.5/5(2). Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Sergei Rachmaninoff books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. By Sergei Rachmaninoff / ed.

Murray Baylor. Piano Book. An anthology of selected works by Rachmaninoff based on the first editions corrected by the composer and the versions found in the Complete Works of Rachmaninoff published in Russia since Includes Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op.

3, No. 2, Humoresque in G, Op. 10, No. 5 and many ry: Piano Collection. Rachmaninoff's career was the opposite of Liszt's. Liszt started off making a living as a pianist then later as a composer. On the other hand, Rachmaninoff tried to make a living as a composer but ended up performing piano to make a living.

His b minor prelude is one of my favorite piano pieces/5. The most familiar of the preludes—and the best-known of all Rachmaninoff’s works for solo piano—is the first in the sequence, the Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op.

3, No. By the mids the prelude—once understood to be an introductory piece to a longer work—had evolved into a short freestanding piece, one still intended for solo. Sergei Rachmaninoff () is now widely regarded as one of the greatest 20th-century composers and pianists.

In this illuminating and accessible biography, Max Harrison covers the span of Rachmaninoff's life, taking in his career as composer, pianist and conductor, offering full analyses of his scores and a uniquely detailed treatment of his recordings/5(2).

Sergey Rachmaninoff, in full Sergey Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Rachmaninoff also spelled Rakhmaninov, or Rachmaninov, (born March 20 [April 1, New Style],Oneg, near Semyonovo, Russia—died MaBeverly Hills, California, U.S.), composer who was the last great figure of the tradition of Russian Romanticism and a leading piano virtuoso.

Sergey Rachmaninoff in his lifetime knew equal success as composer, performer, and conductor. From his youth until weeks before his death, his subtle and richly imaginative pianism thrilled and absorbed audiences, but it was for his compositions that he wanted above all to be remembered - a body of work that carried the lyricism of Tchaikovsky and the technical.

This is a complete list of compositions by Sergei Rachmaninoff (–). Rachmaninoff's compositions cover a variety of musical forms and genres.

Born in Novgorod, Russia inhe studied at the Moscow Conservatory with Nikolai Zverev, Alexander Siloti, Sergei Taneyev and Anton Arensky, and while there, composed some of his most famous works, including the first.

Sergei Rachmaninoff, one of the greatest pianists of all time and one of the most outstanding melodists amongst composers, was born at Oneg, near Novgorod, on 20 March (1 April New Style), into a musical family: his grandfather had been a pupil of John Field and his father, too, played the piano.Rachmaninoff Sergei Piano Concerto No.

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