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Greatest Hits - Rachmaninov


Release Date: 08/09/1994 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 64056   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Yefim BronfmanVladimir FeltsmanPhilippe EntremontYo-Yo Ma,   ... 
Conductor:  Lazar GosmanEsa-Pekka SalonenZubin MehtaEugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tchaikovsky Chamber OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraIsrael Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Lazar Gosman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tchaikovsky Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 3rd movement, Allegro scherzando by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Yefim Bronfman (Piano)
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
3.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Feltsman (Piano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
4.
Symphony no 2 in E minor, Op. 27: 3rd movement, Adagio by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906-1908; Russia 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
5.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 5 in G minor, Alla marcia by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
6.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 12 in G sharp minor, Allegro by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Feltsman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
7.
Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
8.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 19: 2nd movement, Allegro scherzando by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
9.
Etudes-tableaux (9) for Piano, Op. 39: no 9 in D major by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Ruth Laredo (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
10.
Duets (6) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 11: no 2 in D major, Scherzo by Sergei Rachmaninov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tal & Groethuysen Duo
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Russia 
11.
Symphonic Dances, Op. 45: no 3, Lento assai - Allegro vivace by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1940; USA 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
12.
Duets (6) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 11: no 6 in C major, Slava by Sergei Rachmaninov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tal & Groethuysen Duo
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Russia 

Sound Samples

Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
III. Allegro scherzando from Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
18th Variation from Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
III. Adagio from Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27
Prelude in G minor, Op. 23, No. 5
Prelude in G-sharp minor, Op. 32, No. 12
Prelude in C-sharp minor, Op. 3, No. 2
II. Allegro scherzando from Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19
Etude-tableau in D Major, Op. 39, No. 9
Scherzo
Slava
II. Allegro scherzando from Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

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