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Rachmaninoff - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 04/08/2003 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 00004302   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Tamás VásáryLazar BermanVladimir AshkenazyAndré Previn,   ... 
Conductor:  Yuri AhronovitchValery GergievVladimir AshkenazyLorin Maazel,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraKirov Theater OrchestraCleveland Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Tamás Vásáry (Piano)
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
2.
Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Lazar Berman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
3.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 5 in G minor, Alla marcia by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
4.
Symphony no 2 in E minor, Op. 27: 3rd movement, Adagio by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906-1908; Russia 
Notes:  RUSSIA 
5.
Suite for 2 Pianos no 2, Op. 17 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), André Previn (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
6.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 3rd movement, Allegro scherzando by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
7.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
8.
Songs (6), Op. 4: no 3, In the silence of the night by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone), Oleg Boshniakovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 
Language: Russian 
9.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 19: 2nd movement, Allegro scherzando by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
10.
Songs (12), Op. 14: no 11, Spring waters by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone), Mikhail Arkadiev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Russia 
Language: Russian 
11.
Vespers, Op. 37: no 5, Now lettest thou thy servant by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Mostowoy (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nikolai Korniev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915; Russia 
Language: Russian 
12.
The Bells, Op. 35: Silver Sleigh-Bells by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Ryszard Karczykowski (Tenor), Natalia Troîtskaya (Soprano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra,  Royal Concertgebouw Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; Russia 
Language: Russian 
13.
Symphonic Dances, Op. 45: no 1, Non allegro by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1940; USA 
Notes:  USA 

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