Piano Concerto no. 3, Op. 30

Sergei Rachmaninoff wrote his Piano Concerto no. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 in 1909. It is considered a very demanding piece, which inspires respect between piano virtuosos (the dedicatee, Josef Hofmann, never played it, and pianist Gary Graffman was quoted saying that he should have learned it while he was young and didn't know what fear was). It was premiered in 1909 by Rachmaninoff himself as the soloist with the New York Symphony Society conducted by Walter Damrosch. It was later performed with Mahler as a conductor, a experience that ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Piano Concerto no. 3, Op. 30 - I. Allegro ma non tanto
Piano Concerto no. 3, Op. 30 - II. Intermezzo: Adagio
Piano Concerto no. 3, Op. 30 - III. Finale: Alla breve

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. Rachmaninoff is widely considered one of the finest pianists of his day ...
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