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by Zane
Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:00 am
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: RACHMANINOFF SCREENPLAY
Replies: 0
Views: 2658

RACHMANINOFF SCREENPLAY

[RE-POSTINGS] by Zane on Fri May 07, 2010 7:52 pm http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/Zane2004/SVR/ConcertoThemeSynPhotoXm2.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/Zane2004/SVR/SVRyoung.jpg On a scene-by-scene basis, the story is calculated to be 69% true overall, with the balance in devotion t...
by Zane
Thu Sep 08, 2016 3:05 am
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Rachmaninoff's Voice
Replies: 6
Views: 11282

Re: Rachmaninoff's Voice

[RE-POST OF THREAD BEGINNING] LOC AND TENHP SEARCH FAILURE During a noisy and rather drunken party at Alexander Greiner’s home, Sergei Rachmaninoff had made a brief outcry in Russian, among other voices that tried to sing. In an uncharacteristically higher-pitched voice, he called out: “You don’t k...
by Zane
Thu Sep 08, 2016 2:41 am
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: When Horowitz and Rachmaninoff Met
Replies: 2
Views: 7554

Re: When Horowitz and Rachmaninoff Met

[RE-POST OF TRANSCRIPTION] Below is my typed transcription of germane parts of Abram Chasins' comments shown in the photo-scan of record liner notes. January of 1928 was a memorable month in the musical life of Vladimir Horowitz. One would immediately assume that its chief significance centered aro...
by Zane
Wed Sep 07, 2016 11:25 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Nerves
Replies: 4
Views: 15018

Re: Nerves

[RE-POSTING OF ZANE ORIGINAL START] There is a YouTube posting, dated September 29, 2006, of Stephen Hough speaking and also playing an excerpt of Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto. Here is the link: not allowed.com/watch?v=HY0WgCz5xPs In his brief talk, Mr. Hough stated: We know that Rachmanino...
by Zane
Wed Sep 07, 2016 11:07 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Marfan syndrome
Replies: 4
Views: 11456

Re: Marfan syndrome

Interesting idea, Lea, and this is the first speculation I've heard that Rachmaninoff could have had Marfan's syndrome. There are many Internet sources on Marfan's, and I think Wikipedia's is good enough for our review purposes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marfan_syndrome . HERE ARE A FEW SALIENT S...
by Zane
Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Rachmaninoff was right-handed
Replies: 1
Views: 3874

Re: Rachmaninoff was right-handed

[RE-POST OF PHOTOGRAPHS] http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/Zane2004/SVR/x_6a9f2797.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/Zane2004/SVR/Rachmaninoff_1923-75.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/Zane2004/SVR/RachmaninoffAtDeskGlasses50.jpg
by Zane
Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:38 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: SVR'S HEIGHT
Replies: 1
Views: 6229

Re: SVR'S HEIGHT

RE-POST OF ZANE'S ORIGINAL ENTRY Internet records on immigration data at Ellis Island, New York show information for two separate dates that Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff arrived at the USA via Ellis Island. OCTOBER 31, 1918 DEPARTED VIA THE SHIP "BERGENSFJORD" FROM CHRISTIANIA, NORWAY ...
by Zane
Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:38 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Rachmaninoff Sculpture at Steinway Hall
Replies: 7
Views: 10323

Re: Rachmaninoff Sculpture at Steinway Hall

[RE-POST OF ZANE'S ORIGINAL THREAD ENTRY]

His shoulders were broader than the sculpture.

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by Zane
Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: John Steinway Interview on SVR on 12-16-1980
Replies: 2
Views: 5822

Re: John Steinway Interview on SVR on 12-16-1980

[RE-POST OF ZANE'S ORIGINAL THREAD ENTRY] (This time, to save uploading photos: images are of only the first and last pages, with text posted in between; and in 1987, I finally got around to have Mr. Steinway sign off the interview transcription as approved.) http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/Z...
by Zane
Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:44 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Rachmaninoff's Beverly Hills Home
Replies: 2
Views: 10752

Re: Rachmaninoff's Beverly Hills Home

[RE-POST OF ZANE'S ORIGINAL THREAD OPENING] by Zane on Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:02 am In 1987, I visited SVR's Beverly Hills, California home while it was vacant and offered for sale. The listing information and photos I took are reproduced below. When Rachmaninoff moved into this home, he said, "I ...

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