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A Rachmaninoff Rhapsody

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By Sergei Rachmaninioff

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Concert Band - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Sergei Rachmaninioff. Arranged by Richard E Brown. Post-Romantic, Repertoire. Score, Set of Parts. 97 pages. Published by Dacker Music (S0.223161).

Item Number: S0.223161

Written in commemoration of the upcoming 75th anniversary in 2018 of the death of Sergei Rachmaninoff,
A Rachmaninoff Rhapsody presents some of the great Russian composer's best-loved music in a
colorful new arrangement for concert band.

The first few measures of his wordless song Vocalise provide a gentle introduction, which is cut short
by the restless opening theme from the first movement of the Third Piano Concerto (made even more
famous--or notorious--than it already was by the 1996 film Shine).

The title-suggesting centerpiece follows, the beautiful and passionate 18th Variation from Rhapsody
on a Theme of Paganini. That leads to the most familiar of all of Rachmaninoff's "Big Tunes," the lush, romantic
theme from the finale of his Second Piano Concerto, the coda of which also provides the finale to this

Grade 3+   -   Duration 5:15

The price includes license to make as many copies of each part as needed.

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