Sergei Rachmaninoff: A Bio-Bibliography by Robert E. Cunningham Jr.

By Robert E. Cunningham Jr.

Sergei Rachmaninoff used to be a well known composer, pianist, and conductor. simply because he was once a member of the Russian aristocracy, he fled the rustic after the tsar's abdication, and finally relocated within the usa. lots of his compositions are for piano, but he additionally composed orchestral and symphony works, 3 operas, choral and liturgical works, a few chamber works, and diverse songs. This advisor catalogues his a variety of works and performances, offers an in depth bibliography, and contains a discography of recordings published in the final half-century. Cross-referenced all through, this quantity should still entice tune and Rachmaninoff students who're trying to find a accomplished consultant to extra research.

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Alt titles: Sacred Concerto; Choral Concerto; O Blessed Virgin, Ever Vigilant in Prayer; The Theotokos, Ever Vigilant in Prayer. See B305. ECS Publishing (1993, ed and annotated by Anthony Antolini). Harmonia (1994). Musica Russica (see W31). Muzika (1972). 1 12 December 1893, Moscow. Vasily Orlov, end; Synodical Choir. , publ 1947). See B27. 1. Pesnya razocharovannogo (Song of the Disenchanted), A-flat major, 3:00, text by Daniil Ratgauz. 2. Uvyal tsvetok (You took the flower), A minor, 3:00, text by Daniil Ratgauz.

SeeB751. 4 [w W89; W99] 6 May 1922, London. Sergei Rachmaninoff, pf. See B770, B806. W22 Variations on a Theme of Chopin for Piano, op. 22 (1903), C minor, 27:00. SeeB261,B298,B317,B418. B&H. BM (w W42; 1989; see B907). Dover (see W16). IMC (1960). ] 10 February 1903, Moscow. Sergei Rachmaninoff, pf. W23 Ten Preludes for Piano, op. 23 (1903). See p. 6, B235, B278, B295, B417,B442. 1. F-sharp minor, 3:30. 2. B-flat major, 3:30. 3. D minor, 3:00. 4. D major, 4:20. See B293, B429. 5. G minor, 3:45.

9 (1893, publ 1894, rev 1907), D minor, 46:00. See p. 3, B20, B270, B300, B341. B&H. IMC, score + parts (1943). 1 W10 [w W4/6; W8/4; W10/4-7] 31 January 1894, Moscow. Sergei Rachmaninoff, pf; Julius Conus, vn; Anatoli Brandukov, vc. In W4, W8: Elizaveta A. Lavrovskaya, sop. Seven Morceaux de salon for Piano, op. 10 (1894). See B285. 1. Nocturne, A minor, 4:00. SeeB147. 2. Valse, A major, 3:40. See B147. 3. Barcarolle, G minor, 3:40. 4. Melodie, E minor/major, 3:30. 5. Humoreske, G major, 3:30. 6.

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