Morceaux de fantaisie, Op.3 (Rachmaninoff, Sergei)

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MercuryIII (2011/10/10)

Performer Pages Sergei Rachmaninoff (piano)
Publisher Info. Terry Smythe and MercuryIII
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Misc. Notes Piano Roll of the Composer's Performance, Scanned into M.I.D.I. by Terry Smythe and Converted by MercuryIII
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Funper (2010/8/28)

Performers Józef Hofmann (1876–1957), piano
Publisher Info. New York: Columbia Records, 1910. No.A5302 (30747)
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Misc. Notes Recorded in 1910. From Internet Archive
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Funper (2010/8/28)

Performer Pages Sergei Rachmaninoff (piano)
Publisher Info. New York: Edison Records, 1920. No.82187-R (73898)
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Misc. Notes From Internet Archive. Recorded in 1919.
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Funper (2010/8/28)

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Funper (2010/8/28)

Performer Pages Sergei Rachmaninoff (piano)
Publisher Info. New York: RCA Victor, 1928. No.1326-A (25650)
76867 - Digital Transfer by F. Reeder
76868 - Restored by Bob Varney
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Misc. Notes Recorded April 4, 1928.
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Restoration - Internet Archive
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Lumineux (2016/3/18)

Performer Pages Peter Bradley-Fulgoni (piano)
Publisher Info. Peter Bradley-Fulgoni
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Misc. Notes Recorded 2015 in St. Paul's Hall, Huddersfield University (Peter Hill, sound engineer)
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Sheet Music

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Carolus (2010/12/3)

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Carolus (2010/12/3)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Moscow: A. Gutheil, n.d.(1895). Plates A. 6516, 9720-9722 G.
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Misc. Notes No.1: Elégie missing. Pages 2-3 of No.2: Prélude damaged.
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Guifré (2010/9/18)

Editor John Aiken Preston (1854–1914)
Publisher. Info. Rachmaninoff-Album
Leipzig: Bosworth & Co., 1896.
Plates B. & Co. 622.2871, 1188.2871, 1053.2871, 4526.2871 and 3284.2871.
Reprinted Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d.(ca.1910). Plate U.E. 2417.
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Misc. Notes The pieces are arranged in a different order from the original.
Includes color covers.
The second part of this album can be found at 7 Morceaux de salon, Op.10
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Jurabe (2013/3/12)

Editor Otto Gustav Thümer (1848-1917) - Prelude only
Publisher. Info. London: Augener, Ed.6321A, 1911. Plate 10054
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Misc. Notes From the uploader's library. Augener published Opp.3 and 10 in 3 Volumes entitled Album I, II & III.
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Feldmahler (2006/2/21)

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Feldmahler (2006/2/21)

Editor Pavel Lamm (1882–1951)
Konstantin Igumnov (1873–1948)
Publisher. Info. Polnoe Sobrannie Sochinenni dlia Fortepiano
Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d.(1947). Plate M. 18453 Г.
Reprinted Reissue (new engraving) - Muzgiz, n.d. (ca.1955). Plate M. 26222 Г.
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Rachmaninoff - Fantasy Pieces 1.pdf

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Peppewiki (2012/9/25)

Editor Pavel Lamm (1882–1951)
Konstantin Igumnov (1873–1948)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, n.d. Plate 8359
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Guifré (2009/9/17)

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Guifré (2009/9/17)

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Guifré (2009/9/17)

Editor Pavel Lamm (1882–1951)
Konstantin Igumnov (1873–1948)
Publisher. Info. Polnoe Sobrannie Sochinenni dlia Fortepiano
Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d.(1947). Plate M. 18453 Г.
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Misc. Notes Different engraving from above.
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Yulokchan (2006/11/7)

Publisher. Info. Boston: Oliver Ditson, (ca.1915)
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Prelude Op.3, No.2 by Rachmaninoff.pdf

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Mcroskell (2006/2/21)

Editor Leopold Godowsky (1870–1938)
Publisher. Info. Progressive Series Compositions No.812
St. Louis: Art Publication Society, 1923. Plate 812.
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Misc. Notes Includes cover, preface, biographical sketch, musical analysis and a short exam about the previous texts.This file is from the MIT archive project.
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Guifré (2009/9/20)

Publisher. Info. Moscow: Sovetsky kompozitor, n.d.(after 1960). Plate С 2681 К.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Élégie (No.1)

For Cello and Piano (Vlasov)

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VLADcello (2010/10/29)

Arranger A. Vlasov
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, (1968). Plates 4851 (score), 12019 (part).
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Prélude in C-sharp minor (No.2)

For Orchestra (Wood)

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Carolus (2010/10/22)

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Carolus (2010/10/22)

Arranger Henry Joseph Wood (1869-1944), orchestrator
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1914. Plate 14032.
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For 2 Pianos (Lange)

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Peter (2008/1/26)

Arranger Richard Lange (1867–192?)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: A. Gutheil, n.d.(ca.1910). Plate A. 9094 G.
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For Organ (Shin)

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Ralph Theo Misch (2010/10/23)

Arranger Frederick George Shin (1867-1950)
Publisher. Info. Red Album of 20 Pieces for the Organ (pp.91-95)
London: Schott, 1905. Plate S. 3316
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For Organ (Clough-Leighter)

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Arranger Henry Clough-Leighter (1874-1956)
Publisher. Info. Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1908. Plate 5-39-66695-5
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For Organ (Riesenfeld)

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Arranger Hugo Riesenfeld (1879-1939), as Hugo Ries
Publisher. Info. Boston: The Boston Music Company, 1915. Plate B.M. Co. 4592
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Mélodie (No.3)

For Organ (Lemare)

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Arranger Edwin Henry Lemare (1865-1934)
Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., 1899.
Reprinted Novello's Albums for the Organ, No.3
London: Novello & Company, Limited, n.d. (1908)
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Serenada (No.5)

For Violin and Piano (Press)

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Coulonnus (2012/4/1)

Arranger Michael Press (1872-1938)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: A. Gutheil, 1918. Plate A. Г. 10107.
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For Organ (Kraft)

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Yoder (2013/6/25)

Arranger Edwin Arthur Kraft (1883-1962)
Publisher. Info. Boston: Boston Music Co., 1918. Plate B. M. Co. 5819.
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Free Recordings

No.1: Elégie / Элегия (Elegiya)
No.2: Prélude / Прелюдия (Prelyudiya)

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General Information

Work Title 5 Morceaux de fantaisie
Alternative. Title Пьесы-фантазии (P'yesy-fantazii)
Composer Rachmaninoff, Sergei
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.3
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 pieces
  1. Elégie / Элегия (Elegiya)
    Moderato (E minor)
  2. Prélude / Прелюдия (Prelyudiya)
    Lento (C minor) — also known as "The Bells of Moscow"
  3. Mélodie / Мелодия (Melodiya)
    Adagio sostenuto (E major)
  4. Polichinelle / Полишинель (Polishinel' )
    Allegro vivace (F minor)
  5. Sérénade / Серенада (Serenada)
    Sostenuto—Tempo di Valse (B minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1892
First Performance. 1892-09-20 in Moscow
Moscow Electrical Exhibition, Sergei Rachmaninoff, piano
First Publication. 1895 - Moscow: A. Gutheil, Plates A. 6516, 9720-9722 G.
Copyright Information Public Domain in the USA
Dedication Anton Arensky (1861–1906)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 21 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano (solo)
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Misc. Comments

Version History

  • Composed for solo piano, 1892
  • No.2 was also arranged by Rachmaninoff for 2 pianos (4 hands), 1938
  • Nos.3 and 5 were revised by Rachmaninoff, ca.1940