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The Best Of Rachmaninoff


Release Date: 10/12/1993 
Label:  Philips Duo Catalog #: 438383   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Sergei RachmaninovFritz Kreisler
Performer:  Rafael OrozcoZoltán Kocsis
Conductor:  Edo De Waart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraRotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Rafael Orozco (Piano)
Conductor:  Edo De Waart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1900 - 1901). 
2. Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Rafael Orozco (Piano)
Conductor:  Edo De Waart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
3. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Notes: Transcribed: Zoltán Kocsis
Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
4. Symphony no 2 in E minor, Op. 27 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Edo De Waart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1907; Russia 
5. Isle of the Dead, Op. 29 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Edo De Waart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Russia 
6. Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Rafael Orozco (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
7. Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 5 in G minor, Alla marcia by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Rafael Orozco (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
8. Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Rafael Orozco (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18: 1. Moderato
Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18: 2. Adagio sostenuto
Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18: 3. Allegro scherzando
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43
Vocalise, Op.34, No.14
Liebesleid (Kreisler), Concert Transcription
Prelude in C sharp minor, Op.3, No.2
Prelude in G minor, Op.23, No.5
Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27: 1. Largo - Allegro moderato
Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27: 2. Allegro molto
Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27: 3. Adagio
Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27: 4. Allegro vivace
The Isle of the Dead, Op.29

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