It is the responsibility of informed, educated opinions of the majority of musical scholars to determine a pared group of a composer's works into the most influential and best of compositions. Since my time these days is extremely limited, though, I can't promise anything. With the resounding success of his Piano Concerto No. Whatever, go on and get yourself blocked by edit warring. The soldiers stared at us in amazement. Personal subjective opinions should at least always be attributed to the source, or removed. But I guess that ambition goes beyond esoteric even for Wiki.
I would suggest this be an additional item on the templates, so that people can approach them from any angle that suits them. Why should that not also go into a footnote? He might have been expelled, except for the intervention of his cousin Alexandre Siloti who was a teacher there. Yes of course different makers will be different, but not so much that it matters under normal circumstances. And there should be an article about all the notable people who have the wrong birth dates on their graves Szymanowski is another. Which bit of Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов do you understand? He missed Russia and the Russian people—the sounding board for his music, as he said. The first thing you can do in the section after the lede, is put in the Cyrillic and the formal academic transliteration, which are in the lede now, and doing no good. This meant he made almost no money off the performances of some of his biggest, most successful pieces, unless he was conducting them.
You have no knowledge about pianos, so you comments about pianos are completely uninteresting. But the 24 Preludes, unlike any other of his works, also belong together in a way that transcends that academic opus-based approach. In addition to all this, Sergei also soon returned to taking lessons again at the St. Actually, demanded is more like it. I agree that the Cyrillic is off-putting in the lede. Probably the only reason it's not in the Grove bibliography is that it was written before Harrison.
He was, in effect, the final expression of the tradition embodied by Tchaikovsky—a melodist of dimensions still writing in an era of explosive change and experimentation. Also, it shouldn't be just about Cyrillic in the lead; it should be about all the data bits normally found there. This is right at the opening of the article, a critical place where the readers' attention is greatest. In 1893, he spent a productive summer with friends at an estate in Kharkiv Oblast where he composed several pieces, including Fantaisie-Tableaux aka Suite No. If you spelt it Rachmaninov, it would translate to saying Ra- ch man-in-ov, which is not correct. He graduated from the Conservatory a year early, in 1892, writing an opera 'Aleko' based on Pushkin's 'The Gypsies' for his final assignment, and winning the Great Gold Medal, the title of 'Free artist', and a publishing contract with Gutheil.
Wiki articles quite commonly have pronounciations, especially for words often mispronounced. Looks to be a situation. For his general education and theoretical subjects in , Sergey became a pupil at the Moscow Conservatory. There is a category for Rachmaninoff in commons, after all. Wiki is reputed to be the encyclopedia that anyone can edit.
On Wikipedia we give dates according to the calendar which was in use at the time - thus the last day of the Julian calendar here in England was 2 September, 1752, not 13 September. Could it be, perhaps, something to do with the nature of your editing activity? He wasn't trained in America but in Russia, and was buried as a Russian. Could we now put the Cyrillic name someplace back in the article, perhaps at the beginning of the birth section? Later, the composer took the place of a conductor in the Bolshoi theater, Moscow and led the orchestra when he staged performances of Russian repertoire. Fortunately for posterity, Sergei Rachmaninoff recorded much of his own music, including the four piano concerti and what is perhaps his most beloved work, the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini 1934. Neither your edit summaries or your posts here have given an explanation for that. I don't want to invest any more time or effort into it if it isn't going to be a goer.
The operation failed to relieve his symptoms; he only found relief after having dental work later in the decade. Even before his graduation as a pianist in 1891, Rachmaninoff had composed what was to become his best-known work, the Prelude in C sharp minor. I am of the opinion that this article has crossed the line with too many photos. The individual's own preferred spelling of their own Latin-alphabet-version name should also carry considerable weight. See : Brief song clips may be used for identification of a musical style, group, or iconic piece of music when accompanied by critical or historical commentary and when attributed to the copyright holder.