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it' very likely this the most well known and loved of all the Rachmaninoff preludes for piano solo. I wanted to keep this beautiful work as close to the original as possible, but make it accessible for more pianists to play as the full version is very difficult. I have kept the key in G minor, but still want to retain all the power and passion of this prelude. It is still a complex piece, but this arrangement is hopefully less so, than the original.I have taken all(or nearly all) notes which make large stretches-therefore there is nothing greater than an octave in either hand, what is more I have tried to limit the amount of notes "within" the chord to keep power and make it easier to handle. I've also changed the beaming to made it a little more user friendly- and tried to avoid big leaps. Certain areas have been shared by the hands-even places are swapped to achieve a musical result. It is fantastic for concerts, recitals, or even just an "adventure" to play.

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"Prelude in G minor" op 23 no 5-Rachmaninoff- Piano solo- simplified version


Unaccompanied piano


S Racmaninoff


Grant Horsley



Includes score


Includes parts





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"Prelude in G minor" op 23 no 5-Rachmaninoff- Piano solo- simplified version

By S Racmaninoff. Arranged by Grant Horsley.


Unaccompanied piano

Includes score

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