Six Musical Moments, Op. 16

Six moments musicaux (Six Musical Moments, Шесть Музыкальных Моментов), Op. 16, is a set of piano pieces composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff between October and December, 1896, with each work reproducing musical forms characteristic of previous times. The forms that appear in Rachmaninoff's incarnation are the nocturne, song without words, barcarolle, virtuoso étude, and theme and variations. The individual pieces have been described as 'true concert works, being best served on a stage and with a concert grand.' Although composed as part of a set, each piece stands on its own as ... more

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Sheet Music 1. Andantino Preview Download
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Recording Moments musicaux, Op.16 - 2. Allegretto (E♭ minor) Download
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