Ulf Grahn (1942-)

Cinq Preludes


Cinq Preludes I, II, III, IV, V

  • Year of composition: 1969/70
  • Work category: Piano
  • Dedication: Barbro Dahlman
  • First performed: Premiered at the Sibelius Hall, UNM, Helsinki, Finland on 12 February,1971 by Barbro Dahlman, piano
  • Duration: 25 min



Location for score and part material

Svensk Musik

Description of work

Cinq Preludes: Regardes sur musique de la France
Five movements where each of the first four has its inspiration from different French composers. The fifth prelude is a more personal comment.


Experience these pieces on YouTube and SoundCloud, respectively
Prelude no. 1
Prelude no. 2
Prelude no. 3
Prelude no. 4
Prelude no. 5

Work comment

Personal reflections on French piano music from the 20th century.