About this work...
Of the ten preludes in the Op. 23 set, this is one of the most serene and lovely. Like the G flat major (No. 11 overall, but the tenth in Op. 23), it reflects the composer's happy personal circumstances at the time: Rachmaninov had married his cousin Natalia Satina in May 1902 and they were expecting their first child ... read more
Curated by Guilherme Madeira Marques, Violinist