Rachmaninov: Gretchen (orchestration by Nando Florestan)

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The second movement of Sergei Rachmaninoff's colossal First Piano Sonata opus 28, here orchestrated by Nando Florestan. This second movement is said to represent the character of Gretchen, the girl used by the demon Mephistopheles to convince the old Faust to become young again... for a price.


from Compositions, track released March 16, 2020


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Nando Florestan Brazil

Nando Florestan is a Brazilian pianist and composer of classical music. He studied harmony, counterpoint, orchestration and composition with Osvaldo Lacerda, then went on to study music at Universidade de São Paulo. He is good with music notation and computer music. ... more

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