[rahkh-mah-nuh-nawf, -nof, rahk-; Russian ruhkh-mah-nyi-nuh f]
- Ser·gei Was·si·lie·vitch [sur-gey vuh-seel-yuh-vich; Russian syir-gyey vuh-syee-lyi-vyich] /sɜrˈgeɪ vəˈsil yə vɪtʃ; Russian syɪrˈgyeɪ vʌˈsyi lyɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1873–1943, Russian pianist and composer.
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Examples from the Web for rachmaninoff
Like the guy who sits down at the piano in a hotel lobby and bangs out Rachmaninoff.Federer Breaks His Silence
September 6, 2010
It is as dismal and as overdone as Rachmaninoff's Prelude in C sharp minor.Nights in London
The giant of to-day, to my mind, is indisputably Rachmaninoff.
She played the Rachmaninoff "Prelude," and when she had finished they neither moved nor spoke.The Outrage
They have not, however, the splendid mould of Rachmaninoff, nor have they his vigorous originality.
An excellent example of this is contained in the autobiography, Rachmaninoff's Recollections.A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis
- Sergei Vassilievich (sɪrˈɡjej vaˈsiljɪvitʃ). 1873–1943, Russian piano virtuoso and composer
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