Rachmaninoff

Product Number: WEB2045
Released: 21 Oct, 2011
Business Term: Multiuse 75 Circ
ISBN: #9780752472423
Publisher: The History Press
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Description

The musical child of Russia's golden age, Sergei Rachmaninoff, was the last great romantic. Scorned by the musical establishment until very recently, his music received hostile reviews from critics and other composers. Conversely, it never failed to find widespread popular acclaim. Michael Scott's book investigates Rachmaninoff's intense and often melodramatic life, following him from imperial Russia to his years of exile as a wandering virtuoso and his death in Beverley Hills during the Second World War, worn out by his punishing schedule.

Author(s): Michael Scott
Original Publish Date: 21 Oct, 2011

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