Prelude No.6

Sergey Rachmaninov

Prelude No.6 in Eb major

Op. 23/6

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If Rachmaninov tended to be gloomy and obsessed with dark symbols in his music -- he quoted the Dies Irae theme in countless major works -- he also could express the most ecstatic happiness or the most serene sense of peace. The Op. 23 set of ten preludes contains a few gloomy works to be sure, but also features some o... read more