Sergei Rachmaninoff Plays Rachmaninoff

Rachmaninoff performs his own arrangements of other composer’s works (Bach, Kreisler, Mendelssohn) as well as some of his own works through a re-performance process developed by Zenph. Rachmaninoff’s recordings were analyzed with software to determine how he actually played. This information was then used by a robotically outfitted Steinway piano to re-play the pieces. The first set of tracks have a typical microphone position in front of the piano. The second set has a different microphone set-up, which mimics hearing low notes from the left side of the piano, and high notes from the right side.  All tracks were originally performed between 1921 and 1942.  Exquisite original performances!

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