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Rachmaninoff : life, works, recordings

Author: Max Harrison
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edition, reprintedView all editions and formats
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Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) is regarded as one of the greatest 20th-century composers and pianists. This biography covers the span of Rachmaninoff's life, taking in his career as composer,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biografier
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Harrison
ISBN: 9780826493125 0826493122
OCLC Number: 488614145
Description: vi, 422 sider : illustrations (noder)
Contents: Introduction; 1. Before the beginning; 2. The family breaks up; 3. Zveref and Moscow; 4. Composition starts; 5. The break with Zveref; 6. To Ivanovka; 7. More compositions; 8. Towards graduation; 9. Aleko and the graduation; 10. First moves as 'Free Artist'; 11. More productions and Tchaikovsky's death; 12. The long road to Symphony No. 1; 13. A symphony misunderstood; 14. London visit, Moscow cure; 15. The Crimea, Italy, Concerto No. 2; 16. Composition concludes and there is a marriage; 17. Variations, Preludes and a child is born; 18. Two operas; 19. An abortive revolution, the operas produced; 20. Sonata, Symphony, part of an opera; 21. The Isle of the Dead and Concerto No. 3; 22. America and the Liturgy; 23. 1910, more preludes, more conducting; 24. Etudes Tableaux, Marietta Shaginian, more songs; 25. The Bells and a last sonata; 26. World War I, All-Night Vigil, last songs; 27. Final composing in Russia, escape from Petrograd; 28. The expatriate artist: first concerts, first recordings; 29. Rachmaninoff fully established; 30. Two more seasons, more recordings; 31. Concerto No. 4, Chansons Russes; 32. Rachmaninoff the pianist; 33. Classic recordings and orchestration by another; 34. Senar and LaFolia; 35. Rapsodie, Sympony No. 3; 36. Four more seasons, major recordings; 37. Symphonic Dances; 38. Last recordings, a final tour; 39. Envoi; Appendices: Chronological list of works; Classified list of works; Discography; Bibliography; Index.
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