Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor
Sergei Rachmaninoff


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The highest of Rachmaninov's 6 entries in the Ultimate Hall of Fame. This has been at the top of the chart 8 times. Its lowest ever position was number 3 in 2007, but every other year it's been at 2 or 1.

Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 is often described as the greatest ever written. The critics were enthralled when it was composed in 1900. Glorious melody after glorious melody flowed from the keyboard, the dialogue between orchestra and soloist was divine and Rachmaninov undoubtedly had a hit on his hands.