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#2177465 - 11/05/13 11:44 AM Re: Rachmaninoff Prelude C# minor hands uncrossed? [Re: the nosy ape]  
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Originally Posted by the nosy ape
Originally Posted by patH
One concert I attended this year was with a piano concerto by Rachmaninoff (the second; the one that was used for "All by myself")...

You mean this one?

LOL They are such great players!

Let's end this silly interweb debate with this:

[video:youtube]ifKKlhYF53w[/video]

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#2177475 - 11/05/13 11:54 AM Re: Rachmaninoff Prelude C# minor hands uncrossed? [Re: Alan Lai]  
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Originally Posted by Alan Lai
Originally Posted by the nosy ape
Originally Posted by patH
One concert I attended this year was with a piano concerto by Rachmaninoff (the second; the one that was used for "All by myself")...

You mean this one?

LOL They are such great players!

Let's end this silly interweb debate with this:

[video:youtube]ifKKlhYF53w[/video]


laugh laugh laugh

My teacher plans to have me start on this next year. I'm sending him this and will tell him I'll first need get the proper equipment.

Thanks for this. I love starting the day with a good laugh!


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#2177624 - 11/05/13 05:04 PM Re: Rachmaninoff Prelude C# minor hands uncrossed? [Re: bkw58]  
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Originally Posted by bkw58
Symphonic Dances orchestral suite - 3 movements - is sometimes mistakenly referred to as his 4th symphony. It was completed in the USA late in the composer's career. Evidence suggests it was actually meant to be a ballet but never quite got there. An interesting work nonetheless. In tandem with his Rhapsody it seems to reveal an incipient progression into modernism.

I still think of it as a Russian Romantic work, and I'm glad Rachmaninoff never got sucked into writing modern music.


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#2177633 - 11/05/13 05:18 PM Re: Rachmaninoff Prelude C# minor hands uncrossed? [Re: the nosy ape]  
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Originally Posted by the nosy ape
You mean this one?

That's the song. But I think I prefer the Céline Dion Version.


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#2177653 - 11/05/13 05:43 PM Re: Rachmaninoff Prelude C# minor hands uncrossed? [Re: patH]  
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Originally Posted by patH

That's the song. But I think I prefer the Céline Dion Version.

No, this one... wink



Jason
#2177683 - 11/05/13 07:10 PM Re: Rachmaninoff Prelude C# minor hands uncrossed? [Re: Polyphonist]  
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Originally Posted by Polyphonist
Originally Posted by bkw58
Symphonic Dances orchestral suite - 3 movements - is sometimes mistakenly referred to as his 4th symphony. It was completed in the USA late in the composer's career. Evidence suggests it was actually meant to be a ballet but never quite got there. An interesting work nonetheless. In tandem with his Rhapsody it seems to reveal an incipient progression into modernism.

I still think of it as a Russian Romantic work, and I'm glad Rachmaninoff never got sucked into writing modern music.


Not even just a little incipient? confused

Okay. I acquiesce. smile


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#2177896 - 11/06/13 09:33 AM Re: Rachmaninoff Prelude C# minor hands uncrossed? [Re: patH]  
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Originally Posted by patH
A few months ago I was at a concert with the Cello concerto by Scriabin...



This is tantalizing news indeed, a cello concerto of Scriabin's...is it a recent discovery? Or what? I'd love to hear it.


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