About this work...
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
Curated by Guilherme Madeira Marques, Violinist