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I can answer questions in Russian and about Russian and Soviet composers

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I am a professional translator with a broad (but non-degree) musical education, in and out of a conservatory




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Recent Answers from Gary Goldberg

2014-12-08 Order of concerts with concertos:

Yes, your format sounds familiar and indeed matches what I see here in the Washington-Baltimore area,  typically an overture or short work (rarely, a typically rather dissonant or atonal contemporary work)

2013-09-30 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini Arrangement:

If it's a custom arrangement (i.e., never published) you're likely out of luck. It'd have to be re-done.    All his works should be out of copyright after the end of this year; it's possibly at   http://imslp

2012-05-07 Rachmaninoff folksong arrangement:

According to the above page it seems that Rachmaninoff wrote only a chorus and orchestra version. The recording I have features the Yurlov Choir. If there is a version for soloists it must have been made

2012-05-04 Rachmaninoff folksong arrangement:

Try this link:,_Op.41_(Rachmaninoff,_Sergei)    Regards,  Gary

2011-09-04 Помогите опознать музыку:

Извините, а не осознаю мелодию. Мне


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