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Sergei Rachmaninoff


 (räk-mä′nə-nôf′, räKH-, rəKH-mä′nyĭ-nəf), Sergei Vasilievich 1873-1943.
Russian-born composer. A virtuoso pianist, he excelled at the interpretation of the late Romantic composers. His own compositions continue and extend Romantic music.


(rækˈmænɪˌnɒf; Russian raxˈmaninəf) or


(Biography) Sergei Vassilievich (sɪrˈɡjej vaˈsiljɪvitʃ). 1873–1943, Russian piano virtuoso and composer


or Rach•ma•ni•nov

(rɑxˈmɑ nəˌnɔf, -ˌnɒf, rɑk-)

Sergei Wassilievitch, 1873–1943, Russian pianist and composer.
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Noun1.Rachmaninoff - composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)
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David Hoult, adjudicator for the competition, described Henry's performance of works by Chopin, Ravel and Rachmaninoff as "truly outstanding" while he also drew admiring comments from professional pianists in the hall.
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A literary historian of Russia, Sylvester has fashioned his recent book on Rachmaninoff romantic songs ("romances") as a series of engaging, broadly informative cultural-historic narratives built around each song, something that traditional musicologists rarely do.
Sergei Rachmaninoff is a young person's composer, full of sound and fury, his music delighting listeners on Its own boyishly bombastic terms.
At Stokesley Methodist Church on Thursday, February 5, Julian Evans will perform an evening programme of music by Bach, Liszt, Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Ravel.
In Rachmaninoff's Complete Songs: A Companion with Texts and Translations, Richard Sylvester offers an impressive, thoughtful and thoroughly researched guide to the complete songs of Sergei Rachmaninoff.
It was grand, songful, and dramatic: just what you expect in a top-notch performance of anything by Rachmaninoff.
The concert program includes Tchaikovsky's symphonic poem of Francesca da Rimini for The Divine Comedy; the Russian Dance for violin and orchestra from the Swan lake ballet; Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.
They performed several classical compositions, including pieces by Ludwig van Beethoven, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Franz Schubert on the piano and violoncello.
La troisieme communication etait consacree au projet de numerisation realise en partenariat par deux institutions : << Creation of a digitised archive of Sergey Rachmaninoff manuscripts : Co-operation project of the Glinka National Museum Consortium of Musical Culture (Russia) and the Library of Congress (USA) >>.