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  • 47 rows · Rachmaninoff composed the All-Night Vigil in less than two weeks in January and .
  • Rachmaninov, Sergej. Semyonovo - Beverly Hills, California Biography. Piano & Orchestra: Piano Concerto No. 1 in f sharp minor, Op. 1» .
  • the Rachmaninov of Latvia's outstanding professional choir presents a golden mean between the uniquely open-throated but not always pitch-perfect Glinka Choir of the hallowed St Petersburg tradition.
  • Along with the choral music of Orlando Gibbons, Rachmaninoff's "Vespers/All Night Vigil" is my favorite choral music in all of classical music. Paul Hillier and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir do an outstanding job with this music. They sound smooth, polished and retain a sense of feeling for the Russian sprit of the material/5(25).
  • The Clarion Choir's performances of Sergei Rachmaninoff's Vespers (All-Night Vigil) sold out last season, have garnered critical praise and also become a fixture for Classical music lovers on New Year's Eve and Day. In keeping with tradition, The Clarion Choir will again perform this beloved masterpiece, generally considered to be Rachmaninoff.
  • Jan 01,  · By Sergei Rachmaninoff Ben Hulett, Choir of New College Oxford & Edward Higginbottom.
  • The very special in these settings is that Rachmaninov writes choral music in graet complexity with rich harmonic structures, thereby always keeping touch with the "folk" type original unison choral tunes (taken from the liturgic tradition or being original compositions)/5(13).
  • Rachmaninov's contribution to vocal and choral music, both sacred and secular, is as essential. His three cantatas, composed in different years, reflect the composer's creative evolution: the rejuvenating "Spring," the gloomy "The Bells," and the nostalgic "Three Russian Songs.".
  • Rachmaninoff was born into a family of the Russian aristocracy in the Russian diaragenphentcurnefenectolaxmiser.coinfo family name can be traced back to the s when Yelena, the daughter of Stephen IV of Moldavia, married the eldest son of Ivan III Vasilyevich, Grand Prince of Moscow.A son named Vasily was nicknamed "Rachmanin", meaning "lazy" in Old Russian.. Rachmaninoff's family had strong .