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Sergei Rachmaninoff

Prelude In G Minor, Op. 23, No. 5 (4:04)

The Prelude in G minor, Op. 23, No. 5, is a composition by Sergei Rachmaninoff completed in 1901. It was included in his Opus 23 set of ten preludes despite having been written two years earlier than the other nine. It is the epitome of Rachmaninoff's Russian nationalism, rife with full chords and evocative melodies. Rachmaninoff himself premiered the piece in Moscow on February 10, 1903, along with Preludes No. 1 and 2 from…

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  • and this is only the prelude......would like a lot more of this which is precisely what was intended.......encore.......bravo..............
  • These august sounding Russian names. Yet their music suggests some connection to, for lack of a better word, nobility.
  • wonderful composer his music lives on....
  • Favorite
  • This brings back some great memories. :")
  • I really love this piece.
  • Rock to Rachmaninoff if you're man enough! :D
  • The crowd is all over this, and i would be too
  • Rachmaninoff just invokes such power from his music... The way he plays is truly awe-inspiring.
  • He wrote music with such passion....

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