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Cello sonata in g minor

Sergej Rachmaninov (composer), Paul Tortelier (performer), Aldo Ciccolini (performer)
Title
Cello sonata in g minor
Composer
Sergej Rachmaninov 1873-1943
Performer
Paul Tortelier 1914-1990 (componist;cello) Aldo Ciccolini 1925-2015 (piano)
Publisher
EMI, 1988
1 cd
Recording date
1967, 1968
Playing time
00:56:32
EAN
0077776985121
CDR
CCX0122
Placing suggestion
21 - Strijkinstrument (NBLC) K4 - Solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Sergej Rachmaninov

Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff (1 April [O.S. 20 March] 1873 – 28 March 1943) was a Russian composer, virtuoso pianist, and conductor of the late Romantic period. The influence of Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Balakirev, Mussorgsky, and other Russian composers is seen in his early works, later giving way to a personal style notable for song-like melodicism, expressiveness and rich orchestral colours.

Born into a musical family, Rachmaninoff took up the piano at the age of four. He graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in 1892, having already composed several piano and orchestral pieces. In 1897, following the negative critical reaction to his Symphony No. 1, Rachmaninoff entered a four-year depression and composed little until successful supportive therapy allowed him to complete his enthusiastically received Piano Concerto No. 2 in 1901. In the course of the next sixteen years, Rachmaninoff conducted at the Bolshoi Theatre, relocated t…Read more on Wikipedia

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