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Simon Trpceski Plays Rachmaninov


Release Date: 02/01/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 57943   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei RachmaninovNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovFelix MendelssohnPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Simon Trpceski
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 2 in B flat major, Maestoso by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1903; Russia 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004) 
2. Songs (12), Op. 21: no 5, Lilacs by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Russia 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004) 
3. Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 10 in G flat major, Largo by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1903; Russia 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004) 
4. Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 1 in F sharp minor, Largo by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1903; Russia 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004) 
5. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 12 in G sharp minor, Allegro by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004) 
6. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 2 in B flat minor, Allegretto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004) 
7. Songs (6), Op. 38: no 3, Daisies by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; Russia 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004) 
8. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov.
Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004) 
9. Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 5 in G minor, Alla marcia by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004) 
10. Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 4 in D major, Andante cantabile by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004) 
11. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov.
Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004) 
12. Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004) 
13. Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913/1931; Russia 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 20 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Version: 1931
Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004)
Composition written: Russia (1913).
Composition revised: Russia (1931). 
14. Songs (6), Op. 16: no 1, Cradle song by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Simon Trpceski (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov.
Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (07/2004 - 08/2004) 

Sound Samples

Prelude Op 23 No 2 in B flat major
"Siren" Op 21 No 5 Transcribed from Romances for voice & piano
Prelude Op 23 No 1 in F sharp minor
Prelude Op 23 No 10 in G flat major
Prelude Op 32 No 12 in G sharp major
Lullaby (transcribed by Rachmaninov)
Prelude Op 32 No 2 in B flat minor
"Margaritki" Op 38 No 3 Transcribed from Romances for voice & piano
The Flight of the Bumblebee (transcribed by Rachmaninov)
Prelude Op 23 No 5 in G minor
Prelude Op 23 No 4 in D major
Scherzo from "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (transcribed by Rachmaninov)
Prelude Op 3 No 2 in C sharp minor
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op 36 (rev 1931): Allegro agitato
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op 36 (rev 1931): Non allegro
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op 36 (rev 1931): Allegro molto - Poco meno mosso - Presto

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