Prelude No.5

Sergey Rachmaninov

Prelude No.5 in G minor

Op. 23/5

About this work...

This richly resonant piano work is comprised of two contrasting moods. The first of these is a minor-key march of a Spanish or Italian marching band variety. The melody, built mostly on broken chords, is clearly heard in the bass register surrounded by quick "ta-ta-dah" brass rhythmic figures played on full, repeated c... read more