Chopin – Prelude Op. 28 No. 2

Chopin – Prelude Op. 28 No. 2

After a first Prelude that paid tribute to Bach and followed a clear tonal structure in C major, Chopin strikes hard in terms of destabilization with a dark number two, with a tortuous harmonic course and a quest for ambiguity that evokes Brahms’ late intermezzos. One...
Chopin – Prelude Op. 28 No. 1

Chopin – Prelude Op. 28 No. 1

Welcome to The Rest is Harmony, a new music analysis blog run by Georges Dimitrov, composer and theorist, currently a faculty member of the Department of Music at Concordia University, in Montreal. Why this blog? The idea came first out of a passion for musical...