Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Elliott Smith Playing Rachmaninoff

This is a short clip of Elliott Smith playing Rachmaninoff's "Prelude Op.3 #2 in C#m" from the aforementioned documentary film, Strange Parallel.

Director Steve Hanft noted, "When we shot [Strange Parallel] Elliott called his version of the Rachmaninoff piece 'Punkrockmoninoff.'"

Elliott's virtuosity on display:

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