Preludes, Opus 23
These alluring and varied preludes exhibit the compositional skill, expressiveness and innovation that is characteristic of Rachmaninoff's works. Editor Murray Baylor includes informative performance notes that reveal the background of each piece, highlight difficult passages, and offer suggestions on how to approach the technical demands found in the music. Preludes Nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10 are Federation Festivals 2016-2020 selections.