Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2

Van Cliburn

Along came this tall Texan with the curly hair and the Nordic name

who wowed the judges of the International Piano Competition.

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Here he plays Rachmaninoff’s Concerto No. 2,

Third Movement..

Composer Rachmaninoff traditionally writes the favorite variation

in the last movement, and so here is the

more popular “Full Moon and Empty Arms” variation.