Karol Szymanowski
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1882-10-06
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Karol Maciej Szymanowski (6 October 1882 – 29 March 1937) was a Polish composer and pianist, the most celebrated Polish composer of the early 20th century. He is considered a member of the late 19th-/early 20th-century modernist movement Young Poland. The early ...

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Karol Maciej Szymanowski (6 October 1882 – 29 March 1937) was a Polish composer and pianist, the most celebrated Polish composer of the early 20th century. He is considered a member of the late 19th-/early 20th-century modernist movement Young Poland.

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Karol Szymanowski, Henryk Wojnarowski, Iwona Hossa, Antoni Wit, Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej, Chór Filharmonii Narodowej, Jarosław Bręk & Ewa Marciniec
Stabat mater Op.53 for soloists, chorus and orchestra
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Stabat mater Op.53 for soloists, chorus and orchestra Stabat mater Op.53 for soloists, chorus and orchestra Stabat mater Op.53 for soloists, chorus and orchestra Stabat mater Op.53 for soloists, chorus and orchestra
Karol Szymanowski & Jerzy Godziszewski
Valse Romantique (1925)
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Valse Romantique (1925) Valse Romantique (1925) Valse Romantique (1925) Valse Romantique (1925)
Jerzy Godziszewski & Karol Szymanowski
Polish Dances
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Polish Dances Polish Dances Polish Dances Polish Dances
Karol Szymanowski & James Ehnes (violin) and Andrew Armstrong (piano)
Myths Op.30
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Myths Op.30 Myths Op.30 Myths Op.30 Myths Op.30
Karol Szymanowski
Kurpish song, arr. Pawel Kochanski for violin and piano [orig. voice and piano]
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Kurpish song, arr. Pawel Kochanski for violin and piano [orig. voice and piano] Kurpish song, arr. Pawel Kochanski for violin and piano [orig. voice and piano] Kurpish song, arr. Pawel Kochanski for violin and piano [orig. voice and piano] Kurpish song, arr. Pawel Kochanski for violin and piano [orig. voice and piano]
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, Marek Pijarowski, Karol Szymanowski & Kazimierz Wiłkomirski
Variations in B flat minor (Op.3) originally for piano
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Variations in B flat minor (Op.3) originally for piano Variations in B flat minor (Op.3) originally for piano Variations in B flat minor (Op.3) originally for piano Variations in B flat minor (Op.3) originally for piano

Variations in B flat minor (Op.3) originally for piano

Orchestra
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra in Katowice
Karol Szymanowski, The BBC Symphony Chorus, Gábor Bretz, BBC Symphony Orchestra & Edward Gardner
Stabat mater Op.53; "Virgin Immaculate, excelling"
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Stabat mater Op.53; "Virgin Immaculate, excelling" Stabat mater Op.53; "Virgin Immaculate, excelling" Stabat mater Op.53; "Virgin Immaculate, excelling" Stabat mater Op.53; "Virgin Immaculate, excelling"
Karol Szymanowski, The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House & Antonio Pappano
Król Roger (King Roger)
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Król Roger (King Roger) Król Roger (King Roger) Król Roger (King Roger) Król Roger (King Roger)
Karol Szymanowski, Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra, Thierry Fischer & Willem Strietmann
Myths - Trois Poemes (La fontaine d'Arethuse & Narcisie)
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Myths - Trois Poemes (La fontaine d'Arethuse & Narcisie) Myths - Trois Poemes (La fontaine d'Arethuse & Narcisie) Myths - Trois Poemes (La fontaine d'Arethuse & Narcisie) Myths - Trois Poemes (La fontaine d'Arethuse & Narcisie)
Karol Szymanowski & Silesian Quartet
Quartet for strings no.1 (Op.37) in C major
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Quartet for strings no.1 (Op.37) in C major Quartet for strings no.1 (Op.37) in C major Quartet for strings no.1 (Op.37) in C major Quartet for strings no.1 (Op.37) in C major
Alina Ibragimova, Karol Szymanowski & Cédric Tiberghien
Three Paganini Caprices – no.1 after Caprice no.20
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Three Paganini Caprices – no.1 after Caprice no.20 Three Paganini Caprices – no.1 after Caprice no.20 Three Paganini Caprices – no.1 after Caprice no.20 Three Paganini Caprices – no.1 after Caprice no.20
Karol Szymanowski, Thomas Hampson, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus & Sir Simon Rattle
King Roger: Final scene
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King Roger: Final scene King Roger: Final scene King Roger: Final scene King Roger: Final scene
Karol Szymanowski, Thomas Hampson, Elzbieta Szmytka, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus & Sir Simon Rattle
King Roger: Roxana’s aria
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King Roger: Roxana’s aria King Roger: Roxana’s aria King Roger: Roxana’s aria King Roger: Roxana’s aria
Karol Szymanowski, Kaja Danczowska & Krystian Zimerman
Roxana's song [from 'King Roger'], arr. P Kochanski for violin and piano
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Roxana's song [from 'King Roger'], arr. P Kochanski for violin and piano Roxana's song [from 'King Roger'], arr. P Kochanski for violin and piano Roxana's song [from 'King Roger'], arr. P Kochanski for violin and piano Roxana's song [from 'King Roger'], arr. P Kochanski for violin and piano
Karol Szymanowski & Royal String Quartet
String Quartet No.2 (Op.56)
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String Quartet No.2 (Op.56) String Quartet No.2 (Op.56) String Quartet No.2 (Op.56) String Quartet No.2 (Op.56)
Jerzy Godziszewski & Karol Szymanowski
Variations on a Polish Folk theme in B minor (Op.10)
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Variations on a Polish Folk theme in B minor (Op.10) Variations on a Polish Folk theme in B minor (Op.10) Variations on a Polish Folk theme in B minor (Op.10) Variations on a Polish Folk theme in B minor (Op.10)
Karol Szymanowski & Cerys Jones and James Baillieu
Roxana’s Song
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Roxana’s Song Roxana’s Song Roxana’s Song Roxana’s Song
Karol Szymanowski, National Forum of Music Symphony Orchestra, National Forum of Music Chorus, Ewa Vesin, Edyta Kulczak, Benjamin Schwartz, Polish National Youth Chorus & Jarosław Bręk
Stabat mater Op.53 for soloists, chorus and orchestra
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Stabat mater Op.53 for soloists, chorus and orchestra Stabat mater Op.53 for soloists, chorus and orchestra Stabat mater Op.53 for soloists, chorus and orchestra Stabat mater Op.53 for soloists, chorus and orchestra

Stabat mater Op.53 for soloists, chorus and orchestra

Orchestra
National Forum of Music Symphony Orchestra
Choir
National Forum of Music Chorus
Polish National Youth Chorus
Singer
Ewa Vesin
Edyta Kulczak
Jarosław Bręk
Karol Szymanowski, National Forum of Music Symphony Orchestra, Rafał Bartmiński & Benjamin Schwartz
Symphony no. 3 Op.27 (The Song of the night) for high voice, chorus and orchestr
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Symphony no. 3 Op.27 (The Song of the night) for high voice, chorus and orchestr Symphony no. 3 Op.27 (The Song of the night) for high voice, chorus and orchestr Symphony no. 3 Op.27 (The Song of the night) for high voice, chorus and orchestr Symphony no. 3 Op.27 (The Song of the night) for high voice, chorus and orchestr

Symphony no. 3 Op.27 (The Song of the night) for high voice, chorus and orchestr

Orchestra
National Forum of Music Symphony Orchestra
Karol Szymanowski, Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej & Witold Rowicki
Concert Overture in E major, Op.12
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Concert Overture in E major, Op.12 Concert Overture in E major, Op.12 Concert Overture in E major, Op.12 Concert Overture in E major, Op.12
Karol Szymanowski, James Baillieu & Cerys Jones
Roxana's Song
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Roxana's Song Roxana's Song Roxana's Song Roxana's Song
Karol Szymanowski, Baiba Skride, Oslo-Filharmonien & Vasily Petrenko
Violin Concerto No 1 (Op. 35)
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Violin Concerto No 1 (Op. 35) Violin Concerto No 1 (Op. 35) Violin Concerto No 1 (Op. 35) Violin Concerto No 1 (Op. 35)
Karol Szymanowski & Ashley Wass
20 Mazurkas for piano (Op. 50) - no. 1 in E major; no. 2; no 13
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20 Mazurkas for piano (Op. 50) - no. 1 in E major; no. 2; no 13 20 Mazurkas for piano (Op. 50) - no. 1 in E major; no. 2; no 13 20 Mazurkas for piano (Op. 50) - no. 1 in E major; no. 2; no 13 20 Mazurkas for piano (Op. 50) - no. 1 in E major; no. 2; no 13
Jerzy Godziszewski & Karol Szymanowski
Prelude and fugue in C sharp minor
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Prelude and fugue in C sharp minor Prelude and fugue in C sharp minor Prelude and fugue in C sharp minor Prelude and fugue in C sharp minor
Karol Szymanowski, Karol Szymanowski, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo, Anu Komsi & Sakari Oramo
Songs of a fairy-tale princess Op.31, arr. composer for voice & orch
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Songs of a fairy-tale princess Op.31, arr. composer for voice & orch Songs of a fairy-tale princess Op.31, arr. composer for voice & orch Songs of a fairy-tale princess Op.31, arr. composer for voice & orch Songs of a fairy-tale princess Op.31, arr. composer for voice & orch
Karol Szymanowski, Thomas Zehetmair, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Sir Simon Rattle
Violin Concerto No. 1
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Violin Concerto No. 1 Violin Concerto No. 1 Violin Concerto No. 1 Violin Concerto No. 1
Jadwiga Rappé, Karol Szymanowski, Sofia Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chór Polskiego Radia w Krakowie
Demeter
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Demeter Demeter Demeter Demeter
Karol Szymanowski, BBC Symphony Orchestra & Edward Gardner
Concert Overture, op. 12
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Concert Overture, op. 12 Concert Overture, op. 12 Concert Overture, op. 12 Concert Overture, op. 12
Karol Szymanowski, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Vladimir Jurowski
Concert Overture
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Concert Overture Concert Overture Concert Overture Concert Overture
The BBC Symphony Chorus, Karol Szymanowski, BBC S O., Ben Johnson & Edward Gardner
Symphony no. 3 Op.27 (The Song of the night) for high voice, chorus and orchest
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Symphony no. 3  Op.27 (The Song of the night) for high voice, chorus and orchest Symphony no. 3  Op.27 (The Song of the night) for high voice, chorus and orchest Symphony no. 3  Op.27 (The Song of the night) for high voice, chorus and orchest Symphony no. 3  Op.27 (The Song of the night) for high voice, chorus and orchest

Symphony no. 3 Op.27 (The Song of the night) for high voice, chorus and orchest

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BBC S O.
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Ben Johnson
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Karol Szymanowski & Alexandra Dariescu
Prelude Op.1 No.2
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Prelude Op.1 No.2 Prelude Op.1 No.2 Prelude Op.1 No.2 Prelude Op.1 No.2
Karol Szymanowski, The BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Ben Johnson & Edward Gardner
Symphony no. 3, Op. 27 (The song of the night)
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Symphony no. 3, Op. 27 (The song of the night) Symphony no. 3, Op. 27 (The song of the night) Symphony no. 3, Op. 27 (The song of the night) Symphony no. 3, Op. 27 (The song of the night)
Karol Szymanowski, BBC Symphony Orchestra & Edward Gardner
Symphony no. 1 in F minor, op. 15
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Symphony no. 1 in F minor, op. 15 Symphony no. 1 in F minor, op. 15 Symphony no. 1 in F minor, op. 15 Symphony no. 1 in F minor, op. 15
Karol Szymanowski & Martin Roscoe
9 Preludes Op.1 - No 8 Andante ma non troppo
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9 Preludes Op.1 - No 8 Andante ma non troppo 9 Preludes Op.1 - No 8 Andante ma non troppo 9 Preludes Op.1 - No 8 Andante ma non troppo 9 Preludes Op.1 - No 8 Andante ma non troppo
Karol Szymanowski, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Ben Johnson & Edward Gardner
Love songs of Hafiz (Des Hafis Liebeslieder), Op. 26
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Love songs of Hafiz (Des Hafis Liebeslieder), Op. 26 Love songs of Hafiz (Des Hafis Liebeslieder), Op. 26 Love songs of Hafiz (Des Hafis Liebeslieder), Op. 26 Love songs of Hafiz (Des Hafis Liebeslieder), Op. 26
Polish Radio Choir, Karol Szymanowski & Włodzimierz Siedlik
6 Piesni kurpiowskie [6 Kurpian songs] for chorus [1929]
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6 Piesni kurpiowskie [6 Kurpian songs] for chorus [1929] 6 Piesni kurpiowskie [6 Kurpian songs] for chorus [1929] 6 Piesni kurpiowskie [6 Kurpian songs] for chorus [1929] 6 Piesni kurpiowskie [6 Kurpian songs] for chorus [1929]
Karol Szymanowski & Alexandra Dariescu
Prelude in C minor Op.1 No.7
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Prelude in C minor Op.1 No.7 Prelude in C minor Op.1 No.7 Prelude in C minor Op.1 No.7 Prelude in C minor Op.1 No.7
Karol Szymanowski, BBC Philharmonic & Василий Серафимович Синайский
Concert overture in E major Op.12
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Concert overture in E major Op.12 Concert overture in E major Op.12 Concert overture in E major Op.12 Concert overture in E major Op.12
Karol Szymanowski, Cédric Tiberghien & Alina Ibragimova
Romance in D major Op.23 for violin and piano
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Romance in D major Op.23 for violin and piano Romance in D major Op.23 for violin and piano Romance in D major Op.23 for violin and piano Romance in D major Op.23 for violin and piano
Karol Szymanowski, Antoni Wit, Frank Peter Zimmermann & Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Violin Concerto No. 2 Op. 61
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Violin Concerto No. 2 Op. 61 Violin Concerto No. 2 Op. 61 Violin Concerto No. 2 Op. 61 Violin Concerto No. 2 Op. 61
Karol Szymanowski, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, Thomas Hampson, Elzbieta Szmytka & Sir Simon Rattle
King Roger: Act 2: Roxana's plea for mercy
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King Roger: Act 2: Roxana's plea for mercy King Roger: Act 2: Roxana's plea for mercy King Roger: Act 2: Roxana's plea for mercy King Roger: Act 2: Roxana's plea for mercy

King Roger: Act 2: Roxana's plea for mercy

Orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus & Orchestra
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Karol Szymanowski & Sakari Oramo
Songs of The Fairy-Tale Princess
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Songs of The Fairy-Tale Princess Songs of The Fairy-Tale Princess Songs of The Fairy-Tale Princess Songs of The Fairy-Tale Princess
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