Rachmaninoff: Life, Works, Recordings
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) is now widely regarded as one of the greatest 20th-century composers and pianists. In this illuminating and accessible biography, Max Harrison covers the span of Rachmaninoff's life, taking in his career as composer, pianist and conductor, offering full analyses of his scores and a uniquely detailed treatment of his 1919-1942 recordings. A fascinating account of the man, his life and work, this book sheds much new light on its subject and the ways that Rachmaninoff was viewed during his own time and beyond.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dorotheabaker - LibraryThing
Rachmaninov being one of my favorite composers, I have been wanting to read a biography of him for a long time. Having heard this was the 'definitive' biography I got it out of the library. I have to ... Read full review
Review: Rachmaninoff: Life, Works, RecordingsUser Review - Becky Lu - Goodreads
I love this composer to death; he's been my role model ever since grad school days. I've written papers about him numerous times, and I love his breath-taking 2nd Piano Concerto in C Minor~ Read full review