Karol Szymanowski
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1882-10-06
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Karol Szymanowski

Karol Szymanowski Biography (Wikipedia)

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 works show the influence of the late Romantic German school as well as the early works of Alexander Scriabin, as exemplified by his Étude Op. 4 No. 3 and his first two symphonies. Later, he developed an impressionistic and partially atonal style, represented by such works as the Third Symphony and his Violin Concerto No. 1. His third period was influenced by the folk music of the Polish Górale people, including the ballet Harnasie, the Fourth Symphony, and his sets of Mazurkas for piano. King Roger, composed between 1918-1924, remains the most popular opera by Szymanowski.

He was awarded the highest national honors, including the Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta, the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland and other distinctions, both Polish and foreign.

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3 Paganini Caprices for violin and piano, Op.40
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3 Paganini Caprices for violin and piano, Op.40
Karol Szymanowski
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
Karol Szymanowski
The Fountain of Arethusa from Myths for violin and piano (Op.30)
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The Fountain of Arethusa from Myths for violin and piano (Op.30)
Karol Szymanowski
Study No 1 in E flat minor, Op 4
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Study No 1 in E flat minor, Op 4
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)
Karol Szymanowski
String Quartet No.2 (Op.56)
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String Quartet No.2 (Op.56)
Karol Szymanowski
Myths op.30: No.1 - The Fountain of Arethusa
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Myths op.30: No.1 - The Fountain of Arethusa
Karol Szymanowski
Mazurka Op.50 No.2
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Mazurka Op.50 No.2
Karol Szymanowski
Piano Sonata No.3 (Op.36)
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Piano Sonata No.3 (Op.36)
Karol Szymanowski
Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor
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Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor
Karol Szymanowski
Violin Concerto No. 1, op. 35
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Violin Concerto No. 1, op. 35
Karol Szymanowski
Nocturne and Tarantella
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Nocturne and Tarantella
Karol Szymanowski
Concert Overture in E major, Op 12
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Concert Overture in E major, Op 12
Karol Szymanowski
Roxana's Song arr Kochanski
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Roxana's Song arr Kochanski
Karol Szymanowski
Violin Concerto No.2 (Op.61)
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Violin Concerto No.2 (Op.61)
Karol Szymanowski
Variations in B flat minor (Op.3) originally for piano
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Variations in B flat minor (Op.3) originally for piano
Karol Szymanowski
Concerto No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra
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Concerto No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra
Karol Szymanowski
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

Singer
Ewa Vesin
Edyta Kulczak
Jarosław Bręk
Choir
National Forum of Music Chorus
Polish National Youth Chorus
Orchestra
National Forum of Music Symphony Orchestra
Karol Szymanowski
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
Karol Szymanowski
Nocturne and Tarantella, Op 28
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Nocturne and Tarantella, Op 28
Karol Szymanowski
Sheherazade - no.1 of "Masques" for piano (Op.34)
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Sheherazade - no.1 of "Masques" for piano (Op.34)
Karol Szymanowski
Preludes for piano, Op.1
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Preludes for piano, Op.1
Karol Szymanowski
Quartet for strings no.1 (Op.37) in C major
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Quartet for strings no.1 (Op.37) in C major
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