A collection of the best Polish symphonies from the second part of the 19th century. Their composers enjoyed huge popularity and recognition in their time.
The Missa Paschalis evokes late Renaissance counterpoint more as an idea than a set of strict principles. Gorczycki was too much a man of his time to do so, having experimented with the concertante technique, contemporary harmonic idiom and the melodic contrasts typical of the Baroque era.
Thanks are due first of all to Marcel Pére`s who invited our ensemble to participate in a masterclass devoted to Baroque plainchant (Royaumont, 1992).
My Cantata is written as a tribute to all victims of the Nazi Holocaust and is dedicated to the memory of those who perished in the most disastrous event of the 20th century.
The last studio recording of maestro Witold Lutoslawski featuring the outstanding pianist Ewa Poblocka and the Polish Radio Symphonic Orchestra in Katowice.
These are no doubt the most famous works of Polish greatest composer. The F Minor concerto (Op.21) was actually created before the E Minor (Op.11) but was published later.