If I were forced to choose a Rachmaninov prelude (nearly as difficult as choosing between one's children), it might, in certain lights, be this one. Played by Andrey Ponochevny.
Does anyone else have a "favorite" Rachmaninov prelude? Preludes in C Sharp and G Minor are the super-stars, but this one lurks quietly in the wings, waiting to be discovered.
Now, a few minutes later, this is my favorite prelude: Op.32 No.10, Sviatoslav Richter.
This second one is a bit more subtle. At first. No; this one is truly my most beloved of his preludes. Today.