What level is Rachmaninoff Prelude?

What level is Rachmaninoff Prelude?

The Rachmaninoff C-sharp minor Prelude, Op. 3, No. 2 is Level 10, RCM.

Who wrote Prelude in C sharp minor?

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
Preludes in C-sharp minor/Composers

Karen M. Bottge. ABSTRACT: The unprecedented popularity of Rachmaninov’s Prelude in C-sharp Minor is well documented. Having written it at the age of 18, Rachmaninov performed it for the first time in 1892, thereby launching the career of what many have called one of the world’s most popular piano pieces.

What tempo is Prelude in C sharp minor?

Song Metrics Rachmaninov: Prelude No. 1 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 3 No. 2, “The Bells of Moscow” is a moody song by Sergei Rachmaninoff with a tempo of 85 BPM.

What grade is Rachmaninoff prelude C sharp minor?

The database at www.pianosyllabus.com has the C# minor Prelude at grade 9 on a scale of 0 – 10. Most of Rachmaninov’s work sits at grade 10 but there are some pieces such as this one which have lower grades.

Is prelude in C sharp minor hard?

It’s Rach, so it is written rather conveniently. That’s been my observation about his music, it all falls into place much easier than you’d expect seeing that multitude of notes, but it’s still difficult.

How hard is Rach Prelude in C sharp minor?

What inspired Rachmaninoff Prelude in C sharp minor?

No, maybe he wasn’t conveying an anxiety attack, but the story goes that the inspiration behind the prelude was from a dream he had. The dream was set at a funeral (the A section “bells”), and there “center stage” was a coffin.

Is Rachmaninoff better than Liszt?

It depends on the piece. Rachmaninoff wrote a lot of very hard music, including the infamous 3rd concerto. But the hardest Liszt pieces (mostly his lesser-played transcriptions) seem harder than anything Rachmaninoff wrote, even though they are rarely heard. It is more difficult to play rach convincingly.

How hard is Rachmaninoff prelude in C Minor?

Easiest Rachmaninoff: Preludes His first prelude, op. 3 no. 2 in C sharp minor, is probably his most well-known and is fairly playable by his own standards at a Henle level 6 (9 is the highest/hardest). This would be around a grade 10 RCM level.