DAVID MELLOR: Rachmaninov's remarkable melodic gifts

Sergey Rachmaninov Pianist And Conductor: Legendary Recordings 1919-1942    Rating: *****  The 150th anniversary of Rachmaninov’s birth at the start of April finds his reputation as a composer probably in better shape than it has ever been, certainly since his arrival in the West at the end of 1917. Rachmaninov’s remarkable melodic gifts, especially his ability to … Read more