Definition of Rachmaninov
1. Noun. Composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943).
Generic synonyms: Composer, Pianist, Piano Player
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Literary usage of Rachmaninov
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1. Misinforming a Nation by Willard Huntington Wright, S. S. Van Dine (1917)
"Next to omitting Cesar Cui, the complete ignoring of so important and universally accepted a composer as rachmaninov, whose symphonic poem, The Island of ..."
2. A Musical Motley by Ernest Newman (1919)
"The C sharp minor Prelude of rachmaninov I take to be the old Byronic attitude ... rachmaninov has outgrown this youthful piece of solemn sentimentality. ..."
3. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians by Theodore Baker (1919)
"... works had their first Amer, performance under A. are Ippolitov-Ivanov, Liadov, rachmaninov, Vassilenko, ..."
4. The New Music Review and Church Music Review by American Guild of Organists (1906)
"Offenbach's "La Belle Hélène" has been produced with great success at the Independent Theatre. rachmaninov has completed a new pianoforte Sonata. ..."
5. Outlines of Music History by Clarence Grant Hamilton (1913)
"Sergei rachmaninov (1873-), pianist and composer, has written operas, symphonies and smaller pieces on conservative lines. ..."