Piano Concerto No.1 in F sharp minor
This piece re-entered our chart last year, and now falls 46 places. 1st of Rachmaninov's 5 entries.
Rachmaninov wrote his Piano Concerto No.1 when he was still a teenager. The work begins with unabashed showmanship, as a vehicle for Rachmaninov's own accomplished skill at the piano. This is a relatively playful work, sowing the seeds of a passionate musical intensity that was to burst forth over the years to come. It may be a slightly immature work but it's still an astonishingly accomplished one at that.
Find out more
Did you win one of our prizes?
We gave away sixteen Kindle Fire HD tablets across the Hall Of Fame weekend, as well as hourly prizes of two of Classic FM's best books.
The Hall of Fame album
We've compiled some of the greatest tracks from this year's Hall Of Fame and housed them on one album for your listening pleasure.
Download the Classic FM app for your Apple device
Got an Apple mobile device? Listen to Classic FM on the move with our beautifully-designed, brand new app.
Download the Classic FM app for your Android device
Got an Android mobile device? Listen to Classic FM on the move with our beautifully-designed, brand new app.