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Music Library Thematic Displays: Rachmaninoff Collection

This guide showcases resources from the George F. DeVine Music Library centered on specific themes. Selected themes reflect UT School of Music events and programs, as well as cultural celebrations.

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Rachmaninoff

Sergei Rachmaninoff

(b Oneg, 20 March/April 1, 1873; d Beverly Hills, CA, March 28, 1943). Russian composer, pianist and conductor. He was one of the finest pianists of his day and, as a composer, the last great representative of Russian late Romanticism. The influences of Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and other Russian composers soon gave way to a thoroughly personal idiom, with a pronounced lyrical quality, expressive breadth, structural ingenuity and a palette of rich, distinctive orchestral colours.


Citation:

Norris, G.  (2001). Rachmaninoff [Rakhmaninov, Rachmaninov], Serge. Grove Music Online. Retrieved 16 Dec. 2019, from https://www.oxfordmusiconline.com/grovemusic/view/10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.001.0001/omo-9781561592630-e-0000050146.

Books & Scores

Performances of Rachmaninoff's Music

Rachmaninoff Collection Display

DeVine Music Library Display Case featuring Rachmaninoff materials

Music of Rachmaninoff

A Window in Time: Sergei Rachmaninoff Performs his Solo Piano Works (1873-1943)  Album Art

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Preludes and El├ęgie from Opp. 3, 23 & 32; Variations on a Theme by Corelli, Op. 42  Album Art

Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances Album Art

Documentary about Rachmaninoff