Rachmaninoff's work was scorned by the musical establishment as hopelessly old-fashioned and emotionally over-indulgent but never failed to find popular acclaim-including being used as the soundtrack to the film Brief Encounter. Who was this taciturn genius? This book investigates Rachmaninoff's intense and melodramatic life.
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Music
Subgenre: General, Genres + Styles / Classical, Composers + Musicians