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A Music for Poland

With Donald Macleod. Szymanowski spent long periods of time in Zakopane and he wrote music with the aim of affirming a contemporary Polish musical language.

Szymanowski spent long periods of time in Zakopane, situated at the foot of the Tatra mountains. Having immersed himself in the customs of the local people, he published articles and wrote music which reflected these studies, with the aim of affirming a contemporary Polish musical language. Presented by Donald Macleod.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 14 Oct 2011 18:45

Music Played

  • Karol Szymanowski

    20 Mazurkas Op.50 for piano

    Performer: Marc-Andre HAMELIN - Piano

    • HYPERION.
    • cda-67399.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Quartet no. 2 Op.56 for strings

    Performer: Royal String Quartet

    • Hyperion.
    • CDA67684.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Harnasie - ballet pantomime Op.55

    Conductor: Antoni WIT Performer: Alexander PINDERAK - Tenor Performer: Ewa MARCZYK - Piano Performer: Wieslaw OCHMAN - Tenor Performer: Warsaw Philharmonic Choir Performer: Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Naxos.
    • 8570721.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Symphony no. 4 Op.60 (Symphonie concertante) for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Simon RATTLE Performer: Leif Ove ANDSNES - Piano Performer: City Of Birmingham S O.

    • EMI.
    • CDS5568232.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Piesni ksieznicki z basni Op.31, arr. composer for voice & orch [Songs of a fairy-tale pri

    Conductor: Robert SATANOWSKI Performer: Izabella KLOSINSKA - Soprano (Soprano) Performer: Polish National Opera Orchestra

    • Koch.
    • CD 314-001H1.

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