Essential Rachmaninov – 2CDs – Decca

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1. Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: Russia
Length: 34 Minutes 14 Secs.
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1900 – 1901).

2. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1912-1915; Russia
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs.
Notes: Orchestrated: Braden
Composition written: Russia (1912 – 1915).

3. Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892; Russia
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs.
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.

4. Suite for 2 Pianos no 1, Op. 5 “Fantaisie-tableaux”: no 4, Pâques by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: André Previn (Piano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893; Russia
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs.
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.

5. 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
Length: 13 Minutes 5 Secs.

6. Concerto for Piano no 4 in G minor, Op. 40: 2nd movement, Largo by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926/1941; USA
Length: 7 Minutes 35 Secs.

7. Symphonic Dances, Op. 45: no 1, Non allegro by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1940; USA
Length: 11 Minutes 21 Secs.

8. Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Conductor: Edo De Waart
Orchestra/Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1934; USA
Length: 22 Minutes 29 Secs.

9. Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30: 1st movement, Allegro ma non tanto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor: Anatole Fistoulari
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1909; Russia
Length: 16 Minutes 43 Secs.
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.

10. Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 44: 2nd movement, Adagio ma non troppo by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1936/1938; USA
Length: 12 Minutes 32 Secs.

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
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs.
Language: Russian

12. 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
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs.
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.

13. Liebesfreud by Fritz Kreisler
Performer: Sergei Rachmaninov (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: Austria
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs.
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov
This selection is an ADD and monaural recording.
This selection was recorded from a 1926 Ampico piano roll.

14. Romance for Cello and Piano in F minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), John Lenehan (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890; Russia
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs.
Notes: Arranged: Julian Lloyd Webber

15. Symphony no 1 in D minor, Op. 13: 4th movement, Allegro con fuoco by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1895; Russia
Length: 12 Minutes 40 Secs.

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