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"Real inspiration must come from within. If there is nothing within, nothing from outside can help". - Sergei Rachmaninov is a tribute to Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943), Rachmaninov was a Russian composer who in later life emigrated to America. Rachmaninov music includes: operas; symphonies; piano concertos (such as the popular Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor ); the Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini for piano and orchestra; the tone poem, The Isle of the Dead ; piano pieces such as the ever-popular and possibly over-rated Prelude in C sharp minor, sonatas, tableaux, and transcriptions; sacred music; songs; chamber music; and choral works.

This site features a music catalog, a bookstore, a film library, an art gallery, sheet music, several links of interest, and a shop.

(Born; Semyonovo, 1 April 1873; Died; Beverly Hills, 28 March 1943). Russian composer and pianist. He studied at the Moscow Conservatory (1885-92) under Zverev (where Skryabin was a fellow pupil) and his cousin Ziloti for piano and Taneyev and Arensky for composition, graduating with distinction as both pianist and composer. [Read more...]

Art of the Piano - Great Pianists of 20th Century

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2

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3 Symphonies, The Rock Op.7 (CD)

The Complete Recordings (CD)

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Sheet Music

Caffeine Dreams, 1987
Prelude in C# Minor, Op.3,No.2

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Sergei Rachmaninoff: A Lifetime in Music (Russian Music Studies)

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