Robert Ramskill - Prelude No. 2 in C minor

Prelude No. 2 in C minor

Instrumentation

Piano Solo

Recording, download - 2.55MB

Score, download - 0.09MB

Other Information

The long-term plan is to write 24 preludes but individual pieces will be released as and when complete. Here is the C minor prelude entitled ..la muerte y la brujula (death and the compass) after a short story by Jorge Luis Borges in which an unreal, nightmare version of Buenos Aires is the backdrop. In line with the example set by Debussy in his Preludes, the title used is a mere suggestion and so, in the score, appears at the end of the piece not at the start. The recording is a computer generated one (for now!). The recording link is to a performance by Julian Hellaby of 3 of my Preludes (the C minor is at about 6 minutes 15 seconds in).