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Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C MinorItem #: HL.00220051
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Composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Score & Sound Masterworks. Study Score with CD. Voicing/Format: Study Score. With Softcover with CD. 5.5x8.5 inches. 128 pages. Published by Hal Leonard. (HL.00220051)
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Score & Sound Masterworks are convenient, compact and inexpensive score/CD packs perfect for classical music enthusiasts and students. Follow along with the score as you listen to some of the world's great music. Discover which instruments are playing and in what combination, and admire the orchestration of a master composer. Publications in this series include an interesting article about the composition and history of the featured piece, a helpful reference addressing transposing instruments, and a glossary of musical terms used in the score. Serge Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 is the quintessential romantic work of its type, serving up a host of memorable tunes balanced with plenty of spectacular pianism, making it one of the most popular piano concertos in the modern repertory. Unsmiling, stoic and barely moving at the keyboard, Rachmaninoff became known for his puritanically straightforward approach as a pianist, and for his beauty and warmth of tone. He wrote for his own legendarily enormous hands, which could span an interval of a thirteenth. His superior technical prowess made easy work of treacherous passagework, and consequently his own concertos present considerable challenges to pianists.