What was Sergei Rachmaninoff famous for?
How would you describe Rachmaninoff's music?
Although he lived well into the 20th century, in terms of compositional style Rachmaninoff is best described as a Late Romantic composer. His music often sounds Russian and the influence of Russian composers such as Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Balakirev is clear.
What was Rachmaninoff favorite piece?
Here's what Rachmaninoff told his biographer: My favorite number in the work, which I love as I do The Bells, is the fifth canticle, “Lord, now lettest Thou Thy servant depart in peace” [Luke 2:29].Nov 9, 2015