Rachmaninov Aleko

Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances; Six Choruses; Excerpts from Aleko - USSR SO - Svetlanov

Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances; Six Choruses; Excerpts from Aleko - USSR SO - Svetlanov
APE | Covers
Moscow Studio Archives MOS 20004 | Released: 2004 | Years of recording: 1986, 1973 | 69:44 | ~276 Mb

VA - Rachmaninov: The Essentials (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at April 11, 2017
VA - Rachmaninov: The Essentials (2017)

VA - Rachmaninov: The Essentials
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 199:52 min | 461 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 25 | Rls.date: 2017

Sergei Rachmaninov (also spelled Rachmaninoff, 1873–1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. Rachmaninov, it seemed, could do nothing right by most of his contemporary critics' and composers' standards. As a person, he appeared somewhat cold and aloof - Stravinsky once called him "a six-and-a-half foot tall scowl".

Rachmaninov Edition: Complete Works  Music

Posted by Bibixy at March 5, 2012
Rachmaninov Edition: Complete Works

Rachmaninov Edition: Complete Works
Brilliant | 2008 | 31 CD | MP3 192 Kbps
Lame encoded | Covers | Tracks | 33 RAR | 2.96 Gb

One of the last great representatives of romanticism in Russian classical music, Rachmaninoff was also one of the leading pianists and conductors of his day; few composers have come close to his striking gift for melody and for exploring the expressive possibilities of the piano.
This box contains all the published works written by Rachmaninov, plus some bonus cd's with historical performances by artists like Horowitz and Rachmaninov himself.
The bonus CD-ROM that accompanies this great big box contains an essay by Julian Haylock entitled "The Lonely Romantic," which puts all this rapturously beautiful music into context.
Rachmaninov · Symphonic Dances · Dances from 'Aleko' · Capriccio Bohémien

Rachmaninov · Symphonic Dances · Dances from 'Aleko' · Capriccio Bohémien · Järvi
Classical | EAC | APE+CUE | No Log | 252 MB
1 CDs | Covers | rs.com | 1992

Rachmaninov · Symphonic Dances  Music

Posted by enjopin at Nov. 28, 2009
Rachmaninov · Symphonic Dances

Rachmaninov · Symphonic Dances · Vocalise · "Aleko": Intermezzo
Berliner Philharmoniker · Lorin Maazel

Classical | EAC | FLAC, No LOG 160 MB | MP3 HQ, Tracks 71 MB | 1 CD | Covers | rs.com | 1984
Joseph Moog - Rachmaninov, Rubinstein: Piano Concertos (2012) (Repost)

Joseph Moog - Rachmaninov, Rubinstein: Piano Concertos (2012)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 69:49 | 297 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Onyx | Catalog: ONYX 4089

The outstanding young German pianist Joseph Moog makes his debut on ONYX with a superb disc of two great Russian piano concertos that have had very different fates. Anton Rubinstein s 4th was once one of the most famous and popular concertos in the repertoire, and many of the major virtuosos performed this work into the early years of the 20th century when the composer s other works vanished from the concert hall.

Moura Lympany - Rachmaninov: Complete Preludes (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at July 19, 2017
Moura Lympany - Rachmaninov: Complete Preludes (2017)

Moura Lympany - Rachmaninov: Complete Preludes (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:16:41 | 176 MB
Label: Decca

The first ever recording of Rachmaninov’s complete preludes (1941–42). Released on CD for the first time. Throughout a career spanning over 60 years, Dame Moura Lympany was closely associated with the music of Rachmaninov. It began as an unlikely meeting of minds and fingers: what was this slight and beautiful young Englishwoman doing with music that needed the composer’s own huge hands to span its ninths and tenths, written by a man immortalized in Stravinsky’s quip, ‘a six-and-a-half-foot scowl’?

Kateryna Titova - Rachmaninov (2008) (Repost)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at July 17, 2017
Kateryna Titova - Rachmaninov (2008) (Repost)

Kateryna Titova - Rachmaninov (2008)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 54:06 | 179 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Sony Classical | Catalog: 706005

There's no question about pianist Kateryna Titova's technique in her debut recital, and a good thing, too, since the program consists entirely of works by Rachmaninov, the composer of some of the most transcendentally difficult piano music of the fin de siècle. But no matter what the Russian composer asks for – be it the tumults of notes that open the Allegro agitato of his Second Piano Sonata, the ethereal ostinatos that start the Prélude in G minor, the monumental sonorities that fill the Prélude in C sharp minor, or the feathery arabesques that saturate the composer's transcription of Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee – the young Ukrainian-born, German-based pianist nails them all.
Yuja Wang, Gustavo Dudamel - Rachmaninov, Prokofiev: Piano Concertos (2013)

Yuja Wang, Gustavo Dudamel - Rachmaninov, Prokofiev: Piano Concertos (2013)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:11:49 | 302 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 479 1304

Since pianist Yuja Wang and conductor Gustavo Dudamel count among Deutsche Grammophon’s young superstars, it was inevitable that they collaborate on disc. In the Rachmaninov Third Concerto Wang’s tendency to reverse accents and make sudden pianissimo plunges at certain climactic moments borders on mannerism (what’s with that momentum-breaking comma right before the first-movement development section Allegro?), but the piano part’s swirling textures benefit from Wang’s fanciful voicings, imaginative rubatos, and frisky, dead-on accurate fingerwork.
Sergei Rachmaninov - Rachmaninov: Piano Solo Recordings, Vol. 4 (2017)

Sergei Rachmaninov - Rachmaninov: Piano Solo Recordings, Vol. 4
Classical, Piano | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 71:33 min | 169 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 14 | Rls.date: 2017

Rachmaninov was obliged to start a new life after abandoning all his possessions when leaving Russia for good in 1917. He sought his fortune in the New World, supporting his family as a pianist and giving numerous concerts. This activity generated interest from fledgling record companies, and before long Rachmaninov was working for Thomas Edison in his New York studio. These new transfers of ‘approved’ and ‘held’ made using the old acoustic process known as ‘hill-and dale’ reveal more about the instrument Rachmaninov played (probably a Lauter piano) than ever before, as well as opening out his robustly virtuoso approach to Chopin, the beautiful tone he gives to Mozart, and his breathtaking technique in Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, the longest solo work he ever recorded.