Rachmaninoff: Life, Works, Recordings

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Bloomsbury Academic, nov. 28, 2006 - 422 páginas
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Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) is now widely regarded as one of the greatest 20th-century composers and pianists.  In this illuminating and accessible biography, Max Harrison covers the span of Rachmaninoff's life, taking in his career as composer, pianist and conductor, offering full analyses of his scores and a uniquely detailed treatment of his 1919-1942 recordings.  A fascinating account of the man, his life and work, this book sheds much new light on its subject and the ways that Rachmaninoff was viewed during his own time and beyond. 

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Reseña de usuario  - dorotheabaker - LibraryThing

Rachmaninov being one of my favorite composers, I have been wanting to read a biography of him for a long time. Having heard this was the 'definitive' biography I got it out of the library. I have to ... Leer reseña completa

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Reseña de usuario  - Becky Lu - Goodreads

I love this composer to death; he's been my role model ever since grad school days. I've written papers about him numerous times, and I love his breath-taking 2nd Piano Concerto in C Minor~ Leer reseña completa

Sobre el autor (2006)

Max Harrison is a musicologist who reviewed for The Times and The Gramophone from 1967-90, has written widely on jazz, and contributed to the 1980 edition of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and other reference works.

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