Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (2 CD set)
Solo piano and orchestra - SMP Level 7 (Late Intermediate)
Composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943). Classical Period, 20th Century and Play Along. Sheet music and accompaniment CD. With performance notes. 95 pages. Published by Music Minus One (MO.MMOCD3084).
Item Number: MO.MMOCD3084
ISBN 1596150785. 9x12 inches. Soloist: Alexander Raytchev, piano; Ensemble: Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra; Conductor: Nayden Todorov.
Composed in 1934, this series of variations on one of Paganini's themes was an instant hit. The 18th variation is a universally known melody to this day, being heard on film and television soundtracks, in recordings, and in concert halls everywhere. A man Conductor: Nayden Todorov. Soloist: Alexander Raytchev, piano. Ensemble: Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra.Includes an expansive, newly engraved 96-page music book with solo part and orchestral reduction, printed on high-quality ivory paper; and two compact discs containing the complete performance of the concerto in digital stereo; a digital stereo version of the music.
About SMP Level 7 (Late Intermediate)
4 to 5-note chords in both hands and scales in octaves in both hands.