Max Derrickson

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Tag: Rachmaninoff

Rachmaninoff – Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (Born in Semyonovo, Russia in 1873; died in Beverly Hills, CA in 1943) Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 1. Non allegro 2. Andante com moto (Tempo di valse) 3. Lento assai – Allegro vivace – Lento assai. Come prima – Allegro vivace   Rachmaninoff always wanted to write a ballet, which is hardly […]

Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No 3 in D-minor, Op. 30

Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (Born in Semyonovo, Russia in 1873; died in Beverly Hills, CA in 1943) Piano Concerto No 3 in D-minor, Op. 30 1. Allegro ma non tanto 2. Intermezzo: Adagio 3. Finale: Alla breve After the wild success of his 1901 Piano Concerto No. 2, Rachmaninoff, the pianist-composer-conductor, was thrust into fame and […]