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Say Hello to this Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
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Rachmaninoff's works are considered to belong to which era of classical music?
How many piano concertos did Rachmaninoff officially write?
Rachmaninoff was widely famed for which of the unusual anatomical features mentioned below?
Short cropped hair
All of the mentioned
At the age of twelve, the young Rachmaninoff was...
Aceing his examininations in school
Sent to the household of the musician Zverev in Moscow
Enrolled into the St. Petersberg Conservotory
Doing everything mentioned here
What was Rachmaninoff's last work written?
Piano Concerto in G minor
Prelude in C-sharp Minor
In Rachmaninoff's third piano concerto, the piano opens with...
Static, widely-spaced chords
A violent descending sequence of chords
A simple melodic idea played by both hands an octave apart
A prolonged thrill in the right hand
Which of the following statements about Rachmaninoff's third piano concerto is NOT true?
The third movement possesses a very rhythmic first theme
An alternative cadenza in the first movement was composed
The third movement ends in a minor key
The third movement succeeds the second without a pause inbetween
Rachmaninoff's "Vocalise" was originally scored for:
Solo cello and piano
Solo violin and Piano
Solo voice and piano
Complete the title of this work: "________ on a Theme of Paganini"
This relatively unremarkable composer taught Rachmaninoff harmony at the Moscow Conservatory. He died in Finland. Who is he?
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Compiled Jun 28 12