Why did Rachmaninov spend decades revising his Piano Concerto No 4 when there was nothing wrong with the original?

As in the old Russian saying, I have chased after three hares. Can I be certain I have captured one?” Rachmaninoff, so often doubtful, made this observation toward the end of his life, as he reflected on his careers as composer, conductor and pianist. It was after abandoning his...

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