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Prelude in G minor

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Sergei Rachmaninoff

Sergei Rachmaninoff (arr. Mayhew Lake)

Subtitle: Arranged for Military Band by M.L. Lake from Charles J. Roberts' Transcription

This work bears the designation Opus 23, No. 5

General Info

Year: 1922
Duration: c. 4:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Piano
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.

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Full Score
D-flat Piccolo
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet Solo-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet Solo-I-II
Horn in E-flat I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Prelude in G minor, Op. 23, No. 5, is a piece of music 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. Rachmaninoff himself premiered the piece in Moscow on February 10, 1903, along with Preludes No. 1 and 2 from Op. 23.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


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  • Prelude in G minor (Rachmaninoff), Wikipedia Accessed 6 May 2020
  • Rachmaninoff, S.; Lake, M. (1922). Prelude in G minor / by Sergei Rachmaninoff ; Arranged for Military Band by M.L. Lake from Charles J. Roberts' Transcription. [score]. Carl Fischer: New York.