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by morakeo
Sun Oct 21, 2007 9:47 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Guess Who (#2)
Replies: 3
Views: 4093

I've read that the Philadelphia was indeed his favourite orchestra and Ormandy his favourite conductor. Didn't he write and dedicate his Symphonic Dances for his favourite orchestra and conductor?
by morakeo
Sun Oct 21, 2007 9:44 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Harvest of Sorrow: The Memories of Sergei Rachmaninoff
Replies: 25
Views: 21478

Sound interesting. Where can I find it?
by morakeo
Sun Oct 21, 2007 9:41 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Chronology of Rachmaninoff's performances
Replies: 17
Views: 16905

I have dates and works he performed only as a conductor. I had found them years ago somewhere on the internet but don't know where :(
by morakeo
Sun Oct 21, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: more about SVR's hands
Replies: 4
Views: 4955

I've read that Franck could reach C-F# (11th not 4th :) ), Liszt C-G, Rachmaninoff C-G# and Busoni C-A!!!!!
by morakeo
Sun Oct 21, 2007 9:34 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: the name Sergei
Replies: 3
Views: 4659

Sergio is Italian, I think. I don't think it's George. I'm Greek and I also know a bit Russian. As you know, Russian and Greek names are the same. Sergei and George are different names. Isn't Serge also in English besides French?
by morakeo
Sun Oct 21, 2007 9:27 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Diary
Replies: 2
Views: 3326

Chords and Clock??? Sounds interesting mikhailp :wink:
by morakeo
Wed Sep 05, 2007 3:00 pm
Forum: Best Recordings
Topic: Suite
Replies: 6
Views: 8705

A very good recording of this suite is by the russian duo Lyubov and Taimanov. One of my favorites!
by morakeo
Wed Sep 05, 2007 2:55 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Rachmaninoff's Big Hands
Replies: 3
Views: 4931

haha :D
by morakeo
Wed Sep 05, 2007 2:55 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Harvest of Sorrow: The Memories of Sergei Rachmaninoff
Replies: 25
Views: 21478

Anyone seen it? Impressions?
by morakeo
Tue Jul 10, 2007 9:16 am
Forum: Meet & Greet!
Topic: Composer Riddle
Replies: 7
Views: 8661

As is written in the original score: Clavier a Lumieres.
Ave Scriabine!
by morakeo
Sun Jul 08, 2007 8:58 pm
Forum: Best Recordings
Topic: videos of performances
Replies: 15
Views: 18086

I saw it on youtube... Not bad 8) hehe...
by morakeo
Sun Jul 08, 2007 8:56 pm
Forum: Recordings - CD/DVDs
Topic: Video: Rachmaninov plays Rachmaninov
Replies: 28
Views: 24871

Can anyone help me? I can't see... :shock:
by morakeo
Sun Jul 08, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: The Life of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Topic: Movie on Rachmaninoff - Finally!!!!!
Replies: 28
Views: 23872

Thanks a lot! Even though I expected more...
by morakeo
Fri Jul 06, 2007 11:22 am
Forum: Meet & Greet!
Topic: Composer Riddle
Replies: 7
Views: 8661

Of course! Who else was so mad ( 8) )? SCRIABIN!

"I call you to life, oh mysterious forces!
Drowned in the obscure depths
Of the creative spirit, timid
Shadows of life, to you I bring audacity."
by morakeo
Fri Jul 06, 2007 11:18 am
Forum: Recordings - CD/DVDs
Topic: transcription of Prelude
Replies: 2
Views: 3257

Yes you are right, it a crazy piece!


Never heard it like that before. It's the B flat from op.23. I think I saw Kogan playing? And is that Kondraschin conducting?
Interesting...

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