Sergey Rachmaninov


TN. ii/70

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Rachmaninov's Aleko was his first complete opera, written to satisfy graduation requirements at the Moscow Conservatory. As with many of his early works, it was composed in a relatively short period of time, the orchestration having been done in less than a month. The libretto was fashioned from Pushkin's poem "The Gyp... read more