Prelude in D minor . Op 28 No.24

Composer
Chopin
Arranger
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
String quartet
Instrumental parts
Not available

The last of Chopin's Preludes. Amazed at just how advanced harmonially this piece sounds, and yet the harmonies are actually quite simple. Perhaps that why he was a genius.


Comment on Daniel Schertle's review

He does have a point, others have pointed out that two violins playing in unison can present intonation problems. I will probably re-work it and split, the melody line between the two players.

There are a some precedents for these kinds of arrangement

1. There are many arrangements of the E minor prelude, so why not do one for the D minor?

2. There exists a complete orchestration of all the preludes

3. There may be some quartets out there who like this piece and want to play it.

4. I did it because I wanted to.

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