RACHMANINOV Moment Musical op.16 No. 4-Michel Mañanes Live
  • Classical music composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff For better audio, click here: www.youtube.com Michel Mañanes plays Rachmaninoff Moment Musical Moment op.16 No. 4.All this pieces are played in an "Antique Bösendorfer". Has won first prize in several young piano competitions. He is Piano Teacher in Madrid and continue to give concerts.Rachmaninov Moment Musical.Classical concert pianist. www.geocities.com Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff[a] (Russian: Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов, Sergej Vasil'evič Rakhmaninov, 1 April 1873 [OS 20 March]--28 March 1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. He was one of the finest pianists of his day and, as a composer, the last great representative of Russian late Romanticism in classical music. Early influences of Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and other Russian composers gave way to a thoroughly personal idiom which included a pronounced lyricism, expressive breadth, structural ingenuity and a tonal palette of rich, distinctive orchestral colors.[1] Understandably, the piano figures prominently in Rachmaninoff's compositional output, either as a solo instrument or as part of an ensemble. He made it a point, however, to use his own skills as a performer to explore fully the expressive possibilities of the instrument. Even in his earliest works, he revealed a sure grasp of idiomatic piano writing and a striking gift for melody. In some of his early orchestral pieces he showed the first signs of a talent for tone painting, which he would perfect in The Isle of the Dead,[2] and he ...

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