The Piano Works of Rachmaninoff
Preludes, Op. 3 No. 2, Op. 23 & Op. 32 Piano Solo
ISBN10: 0739044532 ISBN13: 9780739044537 Publisher: Alfred Pub Co Published: Nov 1 2006 Pages: 110 Weight: 0.90lbs. Height: 11.75" Width: 9.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
This historic reference edition contains the complete preludes by Sergei Rachmaninoff; and an outstanding CD recording by internationally renowned artist, Idil Biret, who records on the Naxos label. She has made more than 70 recordings including the complete solo piano works and all the concertos of Chopin, Brahms and Rachmaninoff. At the age of fifteen, Biret graduated from the Paris Conservatoire with three first prizes. She went on to study with Alfred Cortot and then Wilhelm Kempff, who considered her his finest student. She has received numerous awards including: Lily Boulanger Memorial, Boston; Harriet Cohen - Dinu Lipatti gold medal, London; Chevalier de l'Ordre du Merite, France; State Artist, Turkey and many others. Contents: Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 2 * Preludes, Op. 23, Nos. 1-10 * Preludes, Op. 32, Nos. 1-13.