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Rachmaninoff

Robert Walker

Rachmaninoff

His Life and Times

by Robert Walker

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Published by Two Continents Pub Group .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11556636M
ISBN 100846704927
ISBN 109780846704928

Explore books by Sergei Rachmaninoff with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Celebrating its th anniversary, this extraordinary series continues to amaze and captivate its readers with detailed insight into the lives and work of music's geniuses. Unlike other composer biographies that focus narrowly on the music, this series explores the personal history of each composer and the social context surrounding the music.

By Sergei Rachmaninoff. Piano Book. The six "Musical Moments" Opus 16 are a set of separate solo works for piano composed by Rachmaninoff in They present forms characteristic of previous musical eras, such as nocturne, song without words, barcarolle, etude, and theme and variations. Titles: No. 1 in B-Flat Minor * No. 2 in E-Flat Minor * ry: Piano Collection. 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 coronavirus.

  The musical child of Russia's golden age, Sergei Rachmaninoff, was the last great romantic. Scorned by the musical establishment until very recently, his music received hostile reviews from critics and other composers. Conversely, it never failed to find widespread popular acclaim. Michael Scott's book investigates Rachmaninoff's intense and often melodramatic life, following him from . Buy a cheap copy of The Singer's Rachmaninoff book by Sergei Rachmaninoff. Free shipping over $


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And Rachmaninoff is undoubtedly the finest great composer and pianist in history who actually recorded much of his own compositions.

This book is a treasure, and belongs on the bookshelf of every classical piano enthusiast, along with Rachmaninoff's own complete by: Over the last century, much has been written on the great Russian composer/pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff.

However, if there is one book that encompasses mass detail of the life and work of Rachmaninoff, it would have to be "Rachmaninoff: Life, Works, Recordings" written by Max by: 6.

Sergei Rachmaninoff has books on Goodreads with ratings. Sergei Rachmaninoff’s most popular book is Complete Preludes and Etudes-Tableaux. Rachmaninoff's music should be in every pianist's repertoire. Although he also composed choral works, chamber music, Rachmaninoff book opera, Rachmaninoff will always be best remembered for his solo piano works.

The works in this book span from all periods of his career.5/5(8). Either way, "Rachmaninoff" is no exception -- it's a good book, but it wasn't that original, breath of fresh air I'd been craving.

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Important, classic auto/biography. Fascinating biography composed of letters by Rachmaninoff, family, friends and close associates, and it's cleverly woven together by the authors with explanatory material interwoven with the letters.

John Zobolas rated it really liked it Shelves: other/5(7). Rachmaninoff: The Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers. (Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers S.). Sergei Rachmaninoff―the last great Russian romantic and arguably the finest pianist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries―wrote 83 songs, which are performed and beloved throughout the world.

Like German Lieder and French mélodies, the songs were composed for one singer, accompanied by a piano.5/5(7). 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. 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 Rachmaninoff book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Rachmaninoff’s work was scorned by the musical establishment as hopelessly ol /5. 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.

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 of his time.

Conversely, it never failed to find widespread popular acclaim. Michael Scott's book investigates Rachmaninoff's intense and often melodramatic life, following him from imperial Russia to his years of exile as a wandering virtuoso and his death in Beverley Hills during the Second World War, worn out by his punishing : The History Press.

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 Rachmaninoff had completed another 10 preludes, published as O and in anot published as Opus In the years between the composition of the first and last preludes, Rachmaninoff had become an international star as composer, pianist, and conductor.

To his dismay, the piece that audiences demanded most often was the. 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 Category: Piano Collection.

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 brilliance of Liszt into the.

Sergei Rachmaninoff&#;the last great Russian romantic and arguably the finest pianist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries&#;wrote 83 songs, which are performed and beloved throughout the world.

Like German Lieder and French mélodies, the songs were composed for Pages: Rachmaninoff Sergei Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor Op.

18 Mini Score (Dover Miniature Music Scores) by Various and a great selection of related books, art .Rachmaninoff. Robert Matthew-Walker. Omnibus Press, - Music - pages. 0 Reviews. This series of biographies presents the great composers against the background of their times. Each draws on personal letters and recollections, engravings, paintings and, when they exist, photographs, to present a complete picture of the composer's life.