Rachmaninoff, Sergei

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Birth 1873-04-01
Death 1943-03-28
English, Russian

Biographical notes:

The Five etudes-tableaux orchestrated by Respighi are originally from Rachmaninoff's op. 33 and 39 for piano solo.

From the description of 5 etudes tableaux / S. Rachmaninoff ; orchestration de Ottorino Respighi. 1930. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092347

Sergei Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer and pianist.

From the description of Sergei Rachmaninoff letter, New York, to Princess Maria Dimitriv Gagarin, 1942 May 4. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 41021246

From the guide to the Letter : to Jules [?], 1926 Sept. [?] 20, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

Russian composer, pianist, and conductor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Villa Senar (Hertenstein, near Lucerne), 10 May 1939, to an unidentified friend, 1939 May 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675755

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Moscow?], 20 August 1907, to A.I. Ziloti in St. Petersburg, 1907 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675752

From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 2 January 1930, to [Ottorino Respighi], 1907 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675748

From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), and autograph letter signed, dated : New York and Orsay, 1924-1925, to Harry H[arkness] Flagler, 1924 Mar. 1 and 1925 Sept. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675746

Based on a theme by the composer's father, Vassili Rachmaninoff. Originally composed for solo piano, 1911. This transcription 1926, transcriber unknown.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Polka de W.R. / S.W. Rachmaninoff. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53446586


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  • Symphonies (Piano, 4 hands), Arranged
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Piano music
  • Symphonies--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores
  • Variations (Piano with orchestra)--Scores
  • Music
  • Songs with plectral ensemble, Arranged--Manuscripts--Parts
  • Polkas (Accordion with plectral ensemble), Arranged--Manuscripts--Scores and parts
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices, 3 parts) with piano--Chorus scores without accompaniment
  • Piano music (Pianos (2), Arranged
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Plucked instrument ensembles, Arranged--Manuscripts--Parts
  • Vocalises with orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Accordions (2) with plectral ensemble, Arranged--Manuscripts--Facsimiles--Scores
  • Rhapsodies (Music)
  • Polkas (Violin and piano), Arranged--Scores
  • Double bass music, Arranged
  • Band music, Arranged--Parts
  • Orchestral music--Scores and parts
  • Violin and piano music, Arranged--Scores
  • Band music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Vocalises (High voice) with piano
  • Composers--20th century
  • Songs (medium voice) with piano
  • Piano with orchestra--Scores
  • Accordion with plectral ensemble, Arranged--Manuscripts--Scores and parts
  • Concertos (Piano)--Scores and parts
  • Opera--Excerpts--Scores and parts
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • String orchestra music, Arranged--Scores
  • Piano music (Pianos (2), Arranged--Scores
  • Violoncello and piano music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Vocalises (High voice) with orchestra, Arranged--Scores
  • Polkas--Scores and parts
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores
  • Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Vocalises--Instrumental settings
  • Operas--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
  • Band music, Arranged--Scores
  • Songs with piano
  • Polkas (Plectral ensemble), Arranged--Manuscripts--Scores and parts


  • Composers
  • Composers--20th century.--Italy
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  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Russia (as recorded)