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Rachmaninoff - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 04/15/1997 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 68788   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Alexander BrailowskyKathryn StottAnna MoffoAlexis Weissenberg,   ... 
Conductor:  Enrique JordaLeopold StokowskiEugene OrmandyCharles Munch,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Symphony OrchestraAmerican Symphony OrchestraPhiladelphia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 1st movement, Moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Alexander Brailowsky (Piano)
Conductor:  Enrique Jorda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Length: 9 Minutes 51 Secs. 
2.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 5 in G minor, Alla marcia by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Kathryn Stott (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
3.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Length: 7 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
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 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
5.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 12 in G sharp minor, Allegro by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30: 3rd movement, Alla breve by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Byron Janis (Piano)
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Russia 
Length: 12 Minutes 49 Secs. 
7.
Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Kathryn Stott (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
8.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Leonard Pennario (Piano)
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
Length: 22 Minutes 30 Secs. 

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