Prelude in G Minor, Op. 23, No. 5. (Piano Solo). By Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943). For Piano. Piano Solo. SMP Level 9 (Advanced). 8 pages. G. Schirmer #ST20157. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50270140).
About SMP Level 9 (Advanced)
All types of major, minor, diminished, and augmented chords spanning more than an octave. Extensive scale passages.
Location: from Ohio
Location: from Milwaukee, Wisconsin
September 9, 2007
A very workable edition
Clearly printed, good contrast and suggested fingering make this a good choice. I personally would like it spread out a bit more, making it easier to read but so far, this is fhe best edition I've found.
17 of 30 people found this review helpful.
Dr. Jerry Thorman
Location: from Oklahoma
April 22, 2007
I've been playing piano for about 4 years, so I don't know that much, but I found this piece much easier than I thought it would be. Rachmaninoff is a great composer, along with Grieg, and this prelude is one of my favorites, other than his concertos which are extremely...
13 of 30 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Boston, MA
March 27, 2007
Great edition of a great piece
This is my favorite of the Rachmaninoff Preludes. It's exciting and passionate throughout, and Schirmer's edition really does it justice. I played this as part of my grad school audition, and the judges loved it. I give this my highest possible recommendation.
13 of 29 people found this review helpful.