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by kurtdaniel
Sat May 05, 2012 3:45 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Rachmaninoff's Locust NJ home
Replies: 5
Views: 8117

Re: Rachmaninoff's Locust NJ home

Thank you so much Zane for you reply. I just bought a video on SR that contains clips of the house. I've not had time to watch as we are still busy doing renovations! I look forward to your link- and yes I will post some photos here- esp of the piano - just in case it IS legit. We can only hope. I ...
by kurtdaniel
Sat May 05, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: S.V.Rachmaninoff's Legacy
Topic: Britain's favourite classical music: Rachmaninov piano conc
Replies: 0
Views: 2961

Re: Britain's favourite classical music: Rachmaninov piano conc

wow,, great news.. good to know that Rachmaninov – Piano Concerto No 2 is on top.. :) im using that music for my piano teaching..
by kurtdaniel
Sat Apr 28, 2012 2:20 pm
Forum: Recordings - CD/DVDs
Topic: Rachmaninoff Live - concerts, broadcasts etc
Replies: 25
Views: 23157

Re: Rachmaninov Concert in London, July 5th

Hi Everyone, Shameless plug here for a concert I'm running in London, but thought some of you might enjoy! London Gay Symphony Orchestra St John's Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA 5th July @ 7.00pm Glinka - Russlan and Ludmilla Overture Rachmaninov - Piano Concert No. 2 Rachmaninov - Symphony No. 3 Co...
by kurtdaniel
Sat Apr 28, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Rachmaninov's Interview--Musical Observer(1927)
Replies: 5
Views: 11937

Re: Rachmaninov's Interview--Musical Observer(1927)

nice interview.. thanks for this.. :) i can use this article for my piano teaching.. many students are interested with this..
by kurtdaniel
Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: Recordings - CD/DVDs
Topic: CELLO SONATA - BEST RECORDINGS?
Replies: 4
Views: 7639

Re: CELLO SONATA - BEST RECORDINGS?

I like the Grieg sonata opus 36 and the Hindemith sonata very much.. They are my favorite piece.. it inspires me to take up cello lessons..
by kurtdaniel
Sat Mar 24, 2012 2:38 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Abram Chasins
Replies: 9
Views: 10391

Re: Abram Chasins

It is! :D Here one can listen to the voices of Abram Chasins and Friz Kreisler: youtube*com/watch?v=gcrAHvLF3Ak Let it be a Happy New Year present for all Rachmaninoff's epoch fans! cool!! thanks for the link.. I really appreciate the opportunity to hear this interview... Kreisler was, perhaps, th...
by kurtdaniel
Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: Recordings - CD/DVDs
Topic: Performance of Rachmaninoff's Concerto No.3 - S.A.TX
Replies: 4
Views: 6378

Re: Performance of Rachmaninoff's Concerto No.3 - S.A.TX

Does anyone have a favorite recording or piano lessons of this piece they can recommend? Thanks
by kurtdaniel
Sun Mar 18, 2012 7:53 am
Forum: Meet & Greet!
Topic: Solo Piano Concert by Lilia Valitova in California
Replies: 1
Views: 5436

Re: Solo Piano Concert by Lilia Valitova in California

how was the event? any vid? I'm really amazed by the beauty and tranquility in each of the piano pieces performed by Lilia Valitova.. She was an inspiration on learning how to play piano..
by kurtdaniel
Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: Rachmaninoff Magazine: "The Bells II" * In DISTRIBUTION NOW *
Topic: The Bells II reactions
Replies: 9
Views: 13248

Re: The Bells II reactions

RACHBOY wrote:Our American members will receive The Bells II within the coming week.
Please post your reactions on the forum!
I cannot imagine that this issue generates so few reactions....

This is a must have for me, i can use this for my piano classes.. How can i have a copy of this?
by kurtdaniel
Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:40 am
Forum: S.V.Rachmaninoff's Legacy
Topic: Godowski transcription
Replies: 4
Views: 6396

Re: Godowski transcription

check out Godowsky's perf of Schubert's "Gute Nacht" from the Winterreise and his own "Passacaglia" which is a 20 minute epic piece inspired by Schubert's unfinished symphony. I love it!!.
by kurtdaniel
Sun Mar 11, 2012 7:10 am
Forum: Recordings - CD/DVDs
Topic: Piano Concerto No.1 with Ashkenazy and Previn 1971
Replies: 4
Views: 6207

Re: Piano Concerto No.1 with Ashkenazy and Previn 1971

Classical masterpiece of music. This is a particularly hard piece to learn.. needs some intense piano teaching with this.. :)
by kurtdaniel
Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: Suggestions and Improvements
Topic: Music on home page of society
Replies: 5
Views: 8613

Re: Music on home page of society

i found the music good.. no need for a change.. :) if i ever have the chance to enroll my kids into piano lessons for kids, i would. just to make good music as you do..
by kurtdaniel
Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Rachmaninoff and the Pianola
Replies: 8
Views: 13265

Re: Rachmaninoff and the Pianola

I had a Pianola for quite a few years which i used for my piano lessons, I got it from a chap who restored them
by kurtdaniel
Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Recordings - CD/DVDs
Topic: 20th and 21st century artists Influenced
Replies: 12
Views: 11897

Re: 20th and 21st century artists Influenced

Matt Bellamy of Muse has said that Rach was a great influence in piano music, especially in their songs Piano Thing and the piano section on Butteflies and Hurricanes.
by kurtdaniel
Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:23 am
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: John Steinway Interview on SVR on 12-16-1980
Replies: 2
Views: 5757

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

cool interview!! i love john and most people on our piano classes loves him.. he is one of my inspirations for piano playing..

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