Caprice bohémien by Sergei Rachmaninoff

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'''''Caprice bohémien''''', Op. 12 is a symphonic poem for orchestra composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff in 1892-1894. An earlier example of Rachmaninoff's compositions, the piece consists of many moments played in full ''a tutti'', which was the same bombastic approach that critics would lambast with his next composition, Symphony No. 1 in D minor. ''Caprice bohémien'' was better received than his first symphony, which gained respect only after the composer's death.

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