Krzysztof Wołek’s body of work covers a wide spectrum, ranging from purely acoustic and electroacoustic music through improvisations to diverse forms of installations and works verging on multimedia art.
It is not without reason that the musical journey of the LEOPOLDINUM bears a title directly referring to Bach’s Kunst der Fuge
The recordings on this CD offer a rare opportunity to get acquainted with both the beginnings of a composer’s growth and the mature works written at the summit of his artistic life.
Among others, these were the works to be performed in the outdoor, drawing−rooms and palaces. Such situations had not much in common with an atmosphere of the present day concerts.
When composing the "Three Pieces in Old Style" in 1963 Henryk Górecki did not give the work an opus number. Whot turned out to be one of his most popular and most frequently performed works was then considered by Górecki an insignificant composition.
In the beginning... there was Maksymiuk. The first recordings of the famous founder of the orchestra and the history of a great career.