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He naturalized to American citizenship on February 1, 1943 (eight weeks before he died).

FIXME: Currently 2 works are in need of serious cleanup:
1. Op. 31 Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
2. Op. 37 All-Night Vigil

Annotation last modified on 2013-07-08 01:59 UTC.

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Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (Russian: Серге́й Васи́льевич Рахма́нинов; Russian pronunciation: [sʲɪrˈɡʲej rɐxˈmanʲɪnəf]; 1 April [O.S. 20 March] 1873 – 28 March 1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. Rachmaninoff is widely considered as one of the finest pianists of his day and, as a composer, one of the last great representatives of Romanticism in Russian classical music.

Early influences of Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, and other Russian composers gave way to a personal style notable for its song-like melodicism, expressiveness and his use of rich orchestral colors. The piano is featured prominently in Rachmaninoff's compositional output, and through his own skills as a performer he explored the expressive possibilities of the instrument.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 Piano Concerto No. 2 / Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1
1996 Piano Concerto No.3 Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1
1996 Prokofiev Shostakovich Rachmaninoff Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff; Dmitry Yablonksy, Oxana Yablonskaya 1
1996 Symphony No. 2 / Vocalise / Etudes Tableaux Op. 33 & Op. 39 (BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Tadaaki Otaka, feat. piano: John Lill) Rakhmaninov; BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra, Tadaaki Otaka, John Lill 1
1997 Rubinstein: Piano Concerto No. 4 in D minor, Op. 70 / Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2 in C Minor, Op.18 (Moscow Symphony Orchestra) Rubinstein / Rachmaninoff 1
1997 Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 / Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 2 Rachmaninoff / Bartók 1
1997 Symphony No. 2 / Piano Concertos Nos. 2, 3 / Vocalise Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1
1997 Francesca Da Rimini Rachmaninov; Guleghina, Leiferkus, Larin, Aleksashkin, Levinsky, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi 1
1997 Piano Concerto No. 3 / Piano Sonata No. 2 Rachmaninov; The Philharmonia, Günther Herbig, Cécile Ousset 1
1997 Piano Concerto No. 3 and Piano Pieces Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1
1997 Piano Concertos no. 2 & no. 3 Sergei Rachmaninov; Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Owain Arwel Hughes, Noriko Ogawa 1
1997 Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini / Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain Rachmaninoff, Falla; Arthur Rubinstein 1
1997 Symphonic Dances / The Isle of The Dead / The Rock Rachmaninov; Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Davis 1
1997 Violin Sonatas Beethoven, Grieg, Schubert; Kreisler, Rachmaninoff 3
1998 Symphony no. 3 / Mélodie in E / Polichinelle Rachmaninov; National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Alexander Anissimov 1
1998 Piano Concerto No. 4 / Corelli Variations / Sonata No. 2 / Prelude in C-sharp minor Rachmaninoff; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, The Cleveland Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy 1
1998 Symphony no. 3 / Symphonic Dances Rachmaninov; Russian National Orchestra, Мikhail Pletnev 1
1998 Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 4 / Rhapsody on a Theme on Paganini Rachmaninov; Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Wit, Bernd Glemser 1
1998 Piano Transcriptions and Arrangements Rachmaninov; İdil Biret 1
1998 A Window in Time Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 5 1
1998 Piano Sonatas no. 1 in D minor / no. 2 in B-flat minor Rachmaninov; İdil Biret 1
1998 Piano Concertos nos. 2 and 3 Rachmaninov; Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Wit, Bernd Glemser 2
1998 Das Grosse Abendlob Der Russischen Kirche, Op. 37/1 (Johannes-Damascenus-Chor Essen) Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1
1998 Piano Concertos 3 & 4 Sergei Rachmaninov; London Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy, André Previn 1
1998 Symphonic Dances / The Isle of the Dead / The Rock (Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: Andrew Davis) Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1
1998 Trio Élégiaque No. 2 Rachmaninov; Pavel Serebrekov, Mikhail Vajman, Mstislav Rostropovich 1
1999 Piano Concerto nos. 2 & 3 Sergey Rachmaninov; Sergey Rachmaninov, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski, Eugene Ormandy 1
1999 Symphony no. 1 / Isle of the Dead Rachmaninov; St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Mariss Jansons 1
1999 Symphony no. 3 / Symphonic Dances Rachmaninov; St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Mariss Jansons 2
1999 Vespers Rachmaninov; Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury 2
1999 Songs (baritone: Dimitri Kharitonov, piano: Leif Ove Andsnes) Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1
1999 Rachmaninov Plays Rachmaninov: Complete Piano Concertos (Philadelphia Orchestra feat. conductor: Eugene Ormandy, Leopold Stokowski, piano: Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff) Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 3
1999 Variations on a Theme of Chopin and Other Piano Works Rachmaninov; İdil Biret 1
1999 Prokofiev: Ivan the Terrible / Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky / Rachmaninov: The Bells Prokofiev, Rachmaninov; Riccardo Muti, André Previn 1
1999 Piano Concertos No.3 & No. 1 Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1
1999 Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 4 / Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1
1999 Tchaïkovsky: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra no. 1 / Rachmaninov: 5 Préludes / Scriabin: Piano Sonata no. 5 Tchaïkovsky, Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Vienna Symphonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan 2
1999 Three Nocturnes / Four Pieces / Morceaux de salon op. 10 Rachmaninov; İdil Biret 1
2000 Freddy Kempf Plays Rachmaninov Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов; Freddy Kempf 1
2000 Symphony No. 1 / The Isle of the Dead Sergei Rachmaninov; Russian National Orchestra, Mikhail Pletnev 1
2000 Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 4 Rachmaninoff; Vladimir Ashkenazy, London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn 2
2000 Piano Concertos nos. 2 and 3 Rachmaninov; İdil Biret, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Wit 1
2000 Piano Concerto No. 3 / Solo Piano Works Rachmaninoff; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine, Arcadi Volodos 2
2000 Piano Concertos (complete) / Paganini Rhapsody Rachmaninov; Nikolai Lugansky, Jorge Luis Prats 1
2000 Piano Concertos nos. 1 & 3 Rachmaninoff; Vladimir Ashkenazy, London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn 2
2000 Symphony no. 3 / Symphonic Dances Sergei Rachmaninov; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras 1
2000 Vespers Sergei Rachmaninov; Swedish Radio Choir, Tõnu Kaljuste 1
2001 Preludes opp. 23 & 32 Rachmaninoff; Ashkenazy 2
2001 Piano Concerto no. 3 / Suite no. 2 Rachmaninoff; Martha Argerich, Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Riccardo Chailly 1
2001 The Bells / The Rock Rachmaninov; National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Alexander Anissimov 1

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