Translation of prelude in Spanish:

prelude

preludio, n.

Pronunciation /ˈprɛlˌ(j)ud//ˈprɛljuːd//ˈpreɪˌl(j)ud/

noun

  • 1

    (introduction)
    preludio masculine
    prelude to sth preludio de algo
    • Freshers' Cuppers - a prelude to the Freshers' Varsity match taking place on 7 November - saw a good turnout of athletes and many strong performances from athletes old and new.
    • As a prelude to the main event, the team will walk the 25 km from Changi Prison to Tanjung Pagar Railway Station in Singapore.
    • The Lubavitcher Rebbe emphasizes that these remarkable events are merely a prelude to the final redemption.
    • The event is a prelude to the Hong Kong International Races on December 12.
    • Freedom of expression is therefore, one of the very first freedoms to be curtailed when a democracy is being undermined, either as a prelude to a coup d'état or as an early step in the process of gradual tyrannization.
    • That, though, was just a prelude to the disastrous events that have befallen the new school.
    • A contest and talent hunt will be held as a prelude to the event.
    • It now expects prices to drop 10% - 15% as a prelude to stagnation.
    • Organised by the Avishkar Kala Kendram, as a prelude to its second anniversary celebrations, the programme at the Kerala Fine Arts Hall has been staged more than 55 times in the country.
    • Hopefully it forms a brief diversion from the main action, and a prelude to the character development and genuinely shocking revelations of the third volume.
    • I think of Thanksgiving as a prelude to the big event of December and all the wonderful foods I will undoubtedly be consuming.
    • The Woodland Trust, as a prelude to National Tree Week, is holding family planting events from November 18-23 in its Tree For All initiative.
    • While on its voyage, and after it had left Indonesian waters, but not yet reached Australian waters the ship became progressively unseaworthy - a prelude to the disaster that saw its demise.
    • The state of emergency is a prelude to the introduction of a raft of measures presented to parliament on Tuesday in an 80-clause Bill.
    • The channel will telecast exclusive footage on Nikita on June 1 at 9 p.m. as a prelude to the telecast of the event.
  • 2

    Music
    preludio masculine
    • On this occasion he will be performing one prelude and fugue by Bach, a Hungarian Rhapsody by Liszt and ‘Airs of Spain’ by Albeniz.
    • The prelude of the first suite was played dizzyingly fast but without any perceptible regular pulse, as was that of the fifth suite.
    • Considered as a collection, these preludes provide variety in terms of musical style, tempo, overall mood and organ registrations.
    • The core group plays the first three items, Antheil's second violin sonata, three preludes for piano by Gordon Rumson, and Takemitsu's piano trio, Between Tides.
    • The orchestral prelude of the work isn't necessarily my favorite and part of why I find the piece itself fraught with a few problems.
    • One clue was provided by Bach himself in his C minor cello suite, which begins with a prelude and fugue for solo cello.
    • The Beethoven Violin Sonata in C minor is admirably played, and arrangements of Shostakovich piano preludes make an attractive opener to a stimulating programme.
    • Other works include The Nativity for soprano and orchestra, sacred choral anthems, hymn preludes for organ and works for trumpet and organ.
    • King opts for slower tempos than expected, illuminating every stately arpeggio in the opening instrumental prelude until the explosive entry of the voices.
    • There is a long orchestral prelude, and the orchestra plays an extremely important role throughout.
    • Hurried, resounding strains of a Rachmaninoff prelude are abruptly cut short.
    • After the Brahms and the Haydn he learned three preludes and fugues of Bach, two Beethoven sonatas, a nocturne by Chopin, and pieces by Schumann and Ravel.
    • Bach, in ordering his preludes and fugues, moved up the keyboard from C Major to C Minor to C# Major to C# Minor to D Major, and so forth.
    • When I was studying Bach - the preludes and the fugues - it was very hard for me because my hands were playing different voices at different times.
    • This collection of preludes for piano is a treasure waiting to be explored.
    • The original 1857 orchestral prelude is only rarely being heard these days and so the Chailly CD is a true gem for connoisseurs of Verdi operas.
    • The suites mostly have four short movements, a prelude or allemande, courante, sarabande and gigue, with some variants.
    • From the opening orchestral prelude, the depth and intensity of Bloch's vision of the Old Testament roll over the listener.
    • He's also found time to be the pianist on this unusual release, which includes seventeen of his short works for saxophone and twelve equally short preludes for piano.
    • Ruth Foss, from the Music Division of the Library of Congress, guides us through the preludes with a short and precise sentence on each of them.
    • The majority of these preludes are short in length, ranging from sixteen to thirty-two measures.
    • There are various Dutch titled preludes rather similar to the more erstwhile Bach style but at the same time retaining that unique Sweelinck touch.
    • The latter part of the book includes a guide to the individual preludes and fugues that digs into the influences reflected in each piece, its stylistic background and provenance.
    • British composer Colin Matthews is orchestrating all 24 of Debussy's piano preludes, a project which many will find either foolhardy or sacrilegious.
    • For At the Edge of Night Baynes used seven Rachmaninoff piano preludes to generate an atmosphere of dreams and remembrance.
    • Gone are the days of programming a Bach prelude & fugue, a Beethoven sonata, a Chopin ballade and then ending with the Prokofiev Toccata.
    • There is also the legacy of an enormous quantity of piano music, including two and three-part inventions and thirteen volumes (each containing twenty-four preludes and fugues) of The tempered piano.
    • His surviving output consists solely of instrumental music, including organ preludes and fugues, concertos for two harpsichords, and trio sonatas, much of it strongly influenced by Bach.
    • The Five Star Brass Navy Band Northwest Brass Quintet provided a musical prelude to the Opening Session.
    • Accompanied by Debussy piano preludes interpreted by Steve Gosling, the dancers took wing, as though they were laughing through the air.
    • I've used Berrini's Op. 29 Etudes for years, but I never knew he made his own four-hand arrangements of Bach's twenty-four preludes and fugues.
    • A recent project of yours has been the orchestration of Debussy preludes.
    • When I first heard these pieces, they reminded me of the Bach 48 preludes and fugues in form and coherence, if not in content and style