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Rachmaninov: Elegiac Trio No. 2

Stephen Johnson looks at how Rachmaninov's second Elegiac Trio pays tribute to Tchaikovsky, and follows that composer's own work of the same name in a long tradition of memorial piano trios in Eastern European classical music.

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20 minutes

Music Played

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Piano Trio in A minor

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Trio no 2

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Elegiac Trio no 1 in G minor

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Elegiac Trio no 2 in D minor

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Role Contributor
Composer Sergey Rachmaninov

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