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Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)

Sergei Rachmaninov (also spelled Rachmaninoff) was a legendary Russian composer and pianist who emigrated after the Communist revolution of 1917, and became one of the highest paid concert stars of his time, and one of the most influential pianists of the 20th century. He was born Sergei Vasilevich Rachmaninov on April 2, 1873, on a large estate ... See full bio »

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 2016 Darker Than You Think (writer: "Isle of the Dead Op 29") (announced)
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (music - 5 episodes)
- Seth MacFarlane/Thandie Newton/Rascal Flatts (2014) ... (music: "All by Myself" - uncredited)
- Jamie Foxx/Alan Cumming/Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar (2014) ... (music: "All by Myself" - uncredited)
- Nicolas Cage/Emily VanCamp/Kiss (2014) ... (music: "All by Myself" - uncredited)
- Daniel Radcliffe/Cedric the Entertainer/Travie McCoy (2014) ... (music: "All by Myself" - uncredited)
- Jude Law/Shakira (2014) ... (music: "All by Myself" - uncredited)
 2013 Nikolina & Tomislav, Nikolina & Tomislav (Short) (music: "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini" (1934))
 2012/I Ad Nauseam ("Prelude No. 5 in G# Minor")
 2012/III Life (Short) (writer: "Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18, I. Moderato")
 2012 E a Vida Continua... (writer: "Ilha dos Mortos (Suite) da Sinfonia Nº. 1" - as Sergey Rachmaninov)
 2012 To the Wonder (writer: "The Isle of the Dead, Op.29")
 2012 Take Me Out (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2012) ... (writer: "All by Myself")
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (writer: "All by Myself" - as Rachmaninoff)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (writer: "All by Myself")
 2012 Ben Stevenson: A Choreographer & His Muses (Documentary) (writer: "Rachmaninoff's Preludes 1, 9 and 10")
 2012 13 Steps (Video) (music: "Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18, I. Moderato")
 2011 Psych (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Neil Simon's Lover's Retreat (2011) ... (writer: "All by Myself")
 2009-2011 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- A Night of Neglect (2011) ... (writer: "All by Myself" - uncredited)
- Showmance (2009) ... (writer: "All by Myself" - uncredited)
 2011/I Limitless (writer: "Prelude, Op.3: No.2 in C Sharp Minor")
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.31 (2011) ... (writer: "All by Myself")
 2011 Puella Magi Madoka Magica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mou nani mo kowakunai (2011) ... (writer: "Vocalise")
 2010 Hereafter (writer: "Piano Concerto #2" (1900-01))
 2010 One Afternoon (Short) (writer: "Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14")
 2010 The Karate Kid (arranger: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 2010 30 Rock (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Argus (2010) ... (writer: "All by Myself")
 2009 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Scene-Stealing Songs (2009) ... (writer: "All By Myself")
 2007-2009 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Everybody Hates Boxing (2009) ... (writer: "All By Myself" - uncredited)
- Everybody Hates the Bachelor Pad (2007) ... (writer: "All By Myself")
 2008 Bedtime Stories (writer: "All By Myself")
 2008 MusicalMENT (TV Movie) (writer: "Mirant el cel")
 2008 Spisok korabley (Documentary) (writer: "Etude a-moll, op. 39 No. 2")
 2008 Superhero Movie (writer: "All By Myself")
 2007 Eterna Magia (TV Series) (writer: "Concerto Nº02 in C Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op.18" - as Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff)
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (2007) ... (writer: "All By Myself")
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (writer: "Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18, 2nd Movement")
 2006 Clatterford (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Panto (2006) ... (writer: "All by Myself")
 2006/II Stille (Short) (writer: "Moments Musicaux, Op.16: No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Andantino" - as Segei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff)
 2006 The History Boys (writer: "Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor - Adagio Sostenuto")
 2006 Kiss me Kismet (TV Movie) (writer: "All By Myself")
 2005 The Exorcism of Emily Rose (writer: "Prelude, Op. 3, No. 2 in C Sharp Minor" (1887))
 2005 Nearing Grace (writer: "All by Myself")
 2004 Rory O'Shea Was Here (writer: "Praise the Lord, O My Soul" (From "Vespers" Op. 37))
 2004/I Yes (writer: "Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, op. 18")
 2004 Antares (writer: "Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor op.30")
 2004 Shrek 2 (writer: "All By Myself" (1975))
 2004 My Date with Drew (Documentary) (writer: "All By Myself")
 2004 Dawn of the Dead (writer: "All By Myself" - as Sergei Rachmaninoff)
 2002 Comedy Lab (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Meet the Magoons (2002) ... ("All By Myself")
 2002 Bad Company (writer: "Moments Musicaux Op. 16")
 2001 Two Women (Short) (writer: "Piano Concerto No. 2, First Movement")
 2001 That '70s Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Eric's Depression (2001) ... (writer: "All By Myself")
 2001 Bridget Jones's Diary (writer: "All by Myself" - as Rachmaninoff)
 2001 The Mark of Cain (Documentary) (writer: "Isle of the Dead" - as Rachmaninov) / (writer: "Lord Have Mercy", "Grant Us This O Lord")
 2001 Down to Earth ("All By Myself")
 2001 Antitrust (writer: "Prelude No. 5 in G Major, Opus 32")
 2001 Forgive Me Father ("The Andante from Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor")
 2001 Aleph, lectures contades (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Anton Txèkhov (2001) ... (writer: "Prélude, op. 23 nº5")
 2000 The Price of Milk (music: "Isle of the Dead" - as Serge Rachmaninov)
 2000 Small Time Crooks (writer: "Prelude in B minor opus 32, #10")
 2000 The Captive (music: "L'ILE DES MORTS, Op 29")
 2000 Center Stage (music: "Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18" (excerpts))
 1996-2000 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The One with Mac and C.H.E.E.S.E. (2000) ... (writer: "All By Myself" - uncredited)
- The One Where Eddie Moves In (1996) ... (writer: "All By Myself" - uncredited)
 1999 Me Myself I (writer: "All By Myself" (1975))
 1999 Wisconsin Death Trip ("Oh, Never Sing to Me Again")
 1998 Ronin (writer: "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Variation 18")
 1998 Stiff Upper Lips (as Sergei Rachmaninov, "Piano Concerto No.2")
 1997 La herida luminosa ("Concierto nº 2 para piano en C menor Opus 18")
 1997 My Best Friend's Wedding (writer: "Khvalitye Imya Gospodnye (Praise the Name of the Lord)")
 1997 Anna Karenina (writer: "Vespers, Op. 37/2", "Vespers, Op. 37/5", "Trio Élégiaque No. 1 in G Minor", "Elegie, Op. 3/1", "Piano Sonata No. 2 in B Flat Minor, Op. 36", "Prelude in F Sharp Minor, Op. 23/1")
 1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces (writer: "Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Opus 18")
 1996 Long Vacation (TV Series) (writer: "18th Variation from Rhapsody on a Thema of Paganini op.43" - as Rachmaninov)
 1996 Shine (arranger: "Flight Of The Bumble Bee") / (writer: "Piano Concerto No 3 In D Minor, Opus 30", "Prelude In C Sharp Minor, Opus 3, No. 2")
 1995 Sabrina ("Rapsodie on a Theme of Paganini, 18th Variation")
 1995 Clueless ("ALL BY MYSELF")
 1995 To Die For (writer: "ALL BY MYSELF")
 1995 Freunde fürs Leben (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Schneckenhaus (1995) ... (writer: Unknown Title)
 1994 Ulrike Marie Meinhof (Documentary) (writer: "Prelude op.32 no5" - as Rachmaninov)
 1994 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (Documentary) (writer: "Vocalise")
 1993 Briefest Encounter (TV Movie) (writer: "Piano Concerto No. 2")
 1993 Groundhog Day (writer: "Eighteenth Variation from Rapsodie on a Theme of Paganini")
 1992 Equinox (writer: "SYMPHONIC DANCES - OPUS 45" - as Sergej Rachmaninov)
 1992 Sjans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Voor Altijd (1992) ... (writer: "All By myself" - uncredited)
 1991 Dead Again ("Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini")
 1990 Singapore Sling (writer: "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini", "Piano Concerto No.3")
 1989 Screen Two (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Virtuoso (1989) ... (music: "Suite No.2, Op.17", "Piano Concerto No.1" - uncredited)
 1988 The Fruit Machine (music: "Piano Concerto No. 2 in C" - uncredited)
 1986 Horowitz in Moscow (TV Movie documentary) (as Rachmaninov, "Prelude in G Major Op.32 No.5")
 1985 Vladimir Horowitz: The Last Romantic (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Prelude in Gis-Dur. Opus 32. No. 12" - as Rachmaninow)
 1985 The Beiderbecke Affair (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Can Anybody Join In? (1985) ... (writer: "Piano Concerto No 2")
 1983 Bullshot Crummond (music: "Piano Concerto No. 2 in C" - uncredited)
 1983 The Woman of Gourpanoff (writer: "All by Myself" - uncredited)
 1980 Somewhere in Time (writer: "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op. 43, Variation XVIII" Andante Cantabile)
 1979 Killer of Sheep (writer: "Piano Concerto # 4")
 1976 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 29 April 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "All By Myself")
- Episode dated 15 April 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "All By Myself")
 1975 Anyone But My Husband (writer: "Piano Concerto #2" - uncredited)
 1973 The Stone Face (writer: "Konsert, piano, orkester, nr 2, op. 18, c-moll")
 1970 The Spoils of Poynton (TV Mini-Series) ("Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18", uncredited)
 1968 Our Lady of the Turks (writer: "Piano Concerto No. 2")
 1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye (music: "Elegie Op. 3, No.1" - uncredited)
 1965 Doctor Zhivago (writer: "Prelude in G minor, Op.23-5" (1901) - uncredited)
 1963 The Indian Scarf (writer: "Op. 3 No. 2 In C Sharp Minor")
 1961 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Danny and Durante (1961) ... (writer: "Prelude In C Major")
 1957 The Bolshoi Ballet (writer: "Spring Water")
 1955 The Seven Year Itch (writer: "Piano Concerto #2" (1900-01) - as S. Rackmaninoff)
 1954 Rhapsody (music: "Concerto #2 In C Minor For Piano And Orchestra")
 1954 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.5 (1954) ... (writer: "Full Moon and Empty Arms")
 1953 The Story of Three Loves (writer: "Rhapsody On a Theme of Paganini")
 1950 September Affair (music: "Piano Concerto No. 2" - uncredited)
 1947 Carnegie Hall (music: "Vocalise")
 1946 I've Always Loved You (music: "Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor", "Prelude in C-sharp Minor")
 1946 Holiday in Mexico (music: "I Think of You", "Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor" - uncredited)
 1945 Brief Encounter (as Rachmaninoff, "Piano Concerto No.2.")
 1945 Battle for Music ("Piano Concerto No. 2 in C", uncredited)
 1944 The Battle of China (Documentary) (music: "Isle of the Dead" - uncredited)
 1944 Tunisian Victory (Documentary) (music: "Piano Concerto No 2 In C" - uncredited)
 1943 Adventure for Two (music: "Prelude in C-Sharp Minor" - uncredited)
 1943 Hit the Ice (writer: "Prelude in C Sharp Minor, Op.3 No.2" (1887))
 1937 A Day at the Races (music: "Prelude in C-Sharp Minor" (1892) - uncredited)
 1935 The Scoundrel (music: "Piano Concerto No. 2" - uncredited)
 1934 Buddy the Detective (Short) (music: "Prelude, Op. 3, No. 2 in C sharp minor" - uncredited)
 1934 Isham Jones & His Orchestra (Short) (music: "Prélude" - uncredited)
 1932 Doctor X (music: "Prelude in C Sharp Minor, Op.3 No.2" (1887) - uncredited)
 1932/I Grand Hotel (writer: "Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18" (1900-01) - uncredited)
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