I remember when I arrived in Norway for the first time what draw my attention the most was not the exquisite architecture, the minimalistic design or the scent of raw wood. It was the light.
Although seldom performed and little known to the public, religious songs are an important part of Stanisław Moniuszko’s output.
Maestri of French song - is a suitable title for the brief anthology of works featured in this recording, performed by two outstanding artists whose interpretations ideally convey the essence of individual song styles that emerged within the framework of a collective French style.
The whole set consists of rather humourous songs based on folk rhytms, melancholic dumkas and lyrical or even dramatic romances.
A review of the most beautiful Polish songs composed over a period of a century.