The present album gathers all currently extant symphonic poems of Eugeniusz Morawski.
This was one of the sensations of the 16th International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw.
It was with genuine joy that I greeted the news of Michał Szymanowski’s first CD release. And so – here it is, for us to listen to, judge and exchange opinions.
The cycle of six Sonatas for solo violin Op. 27 is one of Eugène Ysaÿe’s greatest accomplishments in the field of composition.
This is the second record by the Polish guitarist, Robert Horna. On his debut album the artist recorded a number of compositions in different styles and from different periods, each played with a youthful passion, enthusiasm, and sensibility.
The Romanticism saw a bountiful development of piano music. It was a century which brought not only an abundance of works by the most distinguished composers Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, and others but also added lustre to the century that followed.
What is it like to be a son of the musician of all times and still practise the same profession?
This unparalleled composition of Ponce is virtually an homage to the guitar and brings out the utmost multiplicity of colours. Nonetheless, a purging melancholy lingers over the whole work.
If Wertheimer hadn’t walked past room thirty--three on the second floor of the Mozarteum twenty-eight years ago, precisely at four in the afternoon, he wouldn’t have hanged himself twenty-eight years later in Zizers bei Chur, I thought.
The collection contains both very popular items (like The Dream) and true small masterpieces (like the scene of a child falling asleep – Kind im Einschlummern). Claude Debussy in his collection of six miniatures Children's Corner takes a similar look. However, rather than idealizing the world, he watches it closely from the perspective of his small daughter Chouchou's regular playmate.