Twelve or Thirteen Preludes, Sets 1 and 2

Twelve or Thirteen Preludes, Sets One and Two
23 mins (set 1)  22 mins (set 2)  Grades 6-8

These two sets of twelve preludes, for intermediate to advanced pianists, are in each of the twelve keys: Set One is in the major keys, and Set Two in the minor keys.
They can be performed separately, or complete, optionally repeating the first prelude at the end to make a set of thirteen, and they explore a wide range of moods and characters.

The scores are no longer available from Spartan Press

Set One complete may be purchased as an individual download from Sheet Music Plus or  Sheet Music Direct  and printed copies to special order (UK only) at £10.95 plus postage, from Colne Edition

Set Two complete may be purchased as an individual download from Sheet Music Plus or  Sheet Music Direct) and printed copies to special order (UK only) at £10.95 plus postage, from Colne Edition

Prelude no. 9 from Set One (a set pice for ABRSM Grade 7), may be purchased as an individual download from Sheet Music Plus  (or from Sheet Music Direct ) and printed copies (UK only) at £3.95 plus postage, from Colne Edition

‘Within apparently conventional harmonic frameworks Bullard is miraculously but logically able to find novel and surprising chordal connections…Within a serene and neatly packaged ‘classical’ aesthetic Bullard shows a wide range of characterisation and mood…
Overall Bullard shows a consistent ease, awareness of pianistic ‘comfort’ and also a sensitivity for colour and texture. His ideas are to the point and memorable. Pianists of grade 8 level onwards will find much to enjoy here. The follow up set of minor key Preludes is eagerly awaited! ‘ Murray McLachlan, International Piano

The composer plays the complete Set 1 on YouTube  and the same performance with scrolling score here

The composer plays the complete Set 2 on YouTube and the same performance with scrolling score here

The composer plays Prelude No. 9, Set One on Youtube (ABRSM Grade 7 2021-22) and the same recording, with a scrolling score here

Orchestral arrangement of Prelude No. 9

The composer plays Prelude No. 8, Set One on Youtube (Trinity TCL Grade 7 2021-22)

Orchestral arrangement of Prelude No. 8

Twelve or Thirteen Preludes Set 1 score extract

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