Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
Pianist: Tong Chi-ling
Recorded by: longzijun (January 2012)
This is our first classical mmusic recording featuring performances by our students. You may use the audio track as background music (e.g., for videos, animations, dance performances or presentations) for non-commercial purposes; simply add the song name, the name of the performer (Tong Chi-ling) and the address of this website (cmestudio.wordpress.com) in the credits. The music composition, published in 1903 is in the public domain in most countries, including America (for more information about copyright, public domain and classical music see longzijun.wordpress.com/2012/01/18/classical-music-public-domain-and-copyright/).
Unfortunately, unscrupulous companies have been false copyright claims on classical music compositions, so if you use this track on YouTube, you may get a Content ID match when uploading your video. However, the rights to this music composition are in the public domain and it is an original performance.
The song was recorded on a Yamaha Clavinova. Of course, this kind of electronic piano does not have the touch or sound of a real piano; however, it is quite useful for recording. It is extremly difficult to get good quality recordings of real pianos (even if you have professional equipment and a room with good acoustics, which we don’t) because the sound they produce is very complex.