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Lucie Skeaping explores the 'golden age' of Polish music, introducing sacred works and lute miniatures by Pekiel, Lilius, Zielinski and Dlugoraj.

Lucie Skeaping presents the first of two programmes this weekend, looking at the "Golden Age" of Polish music. The programme includes sacred works and lute miniatures by composers including Bartłomej Pękiel, Franciszek Lilius, Mikołaj Zieleński & Wojciech Długoraj as well as music by some of the Italian masters brought to Poland in the 17th Century by King Sigismund Augustus II.

In tomorrow's programme, there are highlights from a concert given at the 2011 Lufthansa Festival by Retrospect and Matthew Halls, with contributions from Polish expert Adrian Thomas.

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Sat 25 Feb 2012 13:00

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Music Played

  • Johann Adolf Hasse

    March of the King of Poland

    Performers: Warsaw Chamber Orchestra, Marek Sewen (conductor)

    • OLYMPIA.
    • OCD 382.
  • Waclav de Szamotuly

    3 Cantiques Polonais

    Performers: The New Polish Singers

    • LE CHANT DU MONDE.
    • LDC 278 1063.
  • Giovanni Francesco Anerio

    Jubilemus in arca Domini Dei

    Performers: Choir of St John’s College Cambridge, George Guest (director)

    • MERIDIAN.
    • CDE 84163.
  • Mikołaj Zieleński

    Magnificat

    Performers: Ensemble Européen William Byrd, Ensemble Ventosum, Graham O’Reilly (director)

    • AMBRONAY.
    • AMY 010.
  • Bálint Bakfark

    Czarna krowa (Black Cow)

    Performer: Jacob Heringman (lute)

    • DISCIPLINE GLOBAL MOBILE.
    • DGM 9906.
  • Matthäus Waissel

    Polish Dance

    Performer: Jacob Heringman (lute)

    • DISCIPLINE GLOBAL MOBILE.
    • DGM 9906.
  • Wojciech Dlugoraj

    Fantasia

    Performer: Jakob Lindberg (lute)

    • BIS.
    • SACD 1505.
  • Wojciech Dlugoraj

    Chorea Polonica

    Performer: Konrad Ragossnig (lute)

    • BIS.
    • SACD 1505.
  • Bartlomiej Pekiel

    Dialogue: Audite mortales / O vita ista misera

    Performers: Ensemble Européen William Byrd, Ensemble Ventosum, Graham O’Reilly (director)

    • AMBRONAY.
    • AMY 010.
  • Franciszek Lilius

    Tua Jesu dilectio

    Performers: Ensemble Européen William Byrd, Ensemble Ventosum, Graham O’Reilly (director)

    • AMBRONAY.
    • AMY 010.
  • Johann Adolf Hasse

    Dance of the King of Poland

    Performers: Warsaw Chamber Orchestra, Marek Sewen (conductor)

    • OLYMPIA.
    • OCD 382.

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