[ rahkh-mah-nuh-nawf, -nof, rahk-; Russian ruhkh-mah-nyi-nuhf ]
/ rɑxˈmɑ nəˌnɔf, -ˌnɒf, rɑk-; Russian rʌxˈmɑ nyɪ nəf /
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Ser·gei Was·si·lie·vitch [sur-geyvuh-seel-yuh-vich; Russian syir-gyeyvuh-syee-lyi-vyich], /sɜrˈgeɪ vəˈsil yə vɪtʃ; Russian syɪrˈgyeɪ vʌˈsyi lyɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1873–1943, Russian pianist and composer.
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How to use Rachmaninoff in a sentence
Like the guy who sits down at the piano in a hotel lobby and bangs out Rachmaninoff.Federer Breaks His Silence|Joshua Robinson|September 6, 2010|DAILY BEAST
And had M. Rachmaninoff instead of being a musician been a painter, would not a like destiny await his compositions?
Are not the piano-pieces of M. Rachmaninoff the result of a relationship to the instrument that is fast becoming outmoded?
An excellent example of this is contained in the autobiography, Rachmaninoff's Recollections.
In this book, immortal Rachmaninoff describes in detail his success in overcoming a severe case of mental depression.
She played the Rachmaninoff "Prelude," and when she had finished they neither moved nor spoke.The Outrage|Annie Vivanti
British Dictionary definitions for Rachmaninoff
/ (rækˈmænɪˌnɒf, Russian raxˈmaninəf) /
Sergei Vassilievich (sɪrˈɡjej vaˈsiljɪvitʃ). 1873–1943, Russian piano virtuoso and composer
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