Prelude No.5

Sergey Rachmaninov

Prelude No.5 in G major

Op. 32/5

About this work...

There are 13 preludes in Rachmaninov's Op. 32 set, and with the ten in his Op. 23 collection and the lone Prelude in C sharp minor, Op. 10, the composer achieved his objective of covering all of the major and minor keys. This, then, is the fifth in Op. 32, and the 16th of the 24. Rachmaninov was known to be gloomy in h... read more