The Piano Works of Rachmaninoff, Volume XV
2 pianos four-hands - Advanced
Composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943). This edition: 2 copies required. Duet or Duo; Masterworks; Piano Duo (2 Pianos, 4 Hands). Alfred's Classic Editions. 20th Century, Classical Period and Russian. Collection and performance CD. With standard notation, fingerings and introductory text. 91 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.27010).
Item Number: AP.27010
ISBN 0739044680. 9x12 inches.
This historic reference edition of Sergei Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 43 is composed of a theme and 24 variations. The most notable variation is the 18th, which has been used in countless movies and classical music CD complications. Also included is an outstanding CD recording, from the Naxos label, by internationally renowned artist, Idil Biret, with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Wit conducting. Biret has made more than 70 recordings and has received numerous awards including: Lily Boulanger Memorial, Boston; Harriet Cohen - Dinu Lipatti gold medal, London; Chevalier de l'Ordre du Merite, France; State Artist, Turkey and many others.
- Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 43