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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1. Andantino
2. Allegretto - 1940 (second) version
3. Andante cantabile
3. Andante cantabile
4. Presto
5. Adagio sostenuto
6. Maestoso (3rd page missing)
2. Allegretto - 1897 (first) version
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Sergei Rachmaninoff

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