This is masterful music. Both instruments display the whole expressive and technical range. There is no show-off whatsoever, and still the richness of the ideas is truly dazzling.
his recording will surely be an important voice on our phonographic marketplace, due to the quality of the recorded repertoire, the performance aesthetics inspired by early music performance practice and the output of both instrumentalists featured on this album.
The compositions were written between 2013 and 2015 especially for these performers. Ignacy Zalewski, Mikołaj Majkusiak, Marcin Markowicz, and Aleksander Nowak are composers of the younger generation.
Available source material on Bartłomiej Pękiel – one of the finest old-Polish composers of the Baroque era – relates to his activities in Warsaw, Kraków and possibly Vienna.
From the depths of human history, all the same for millennia. The human being. A speck of dust under a milliard of stars.