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Henryk MELCER (1859-1928)
Trio for piano, violin and cello in G minor, Op. 2 [41:39]
Sonata for piano and violin in G major [29:06]
Dumka for violin and piano [3:47]
Natalya Zubko (piano); Joanna Oko? (violin); Anna Wróbel (cello)
rec. 30 May, 23-24 June 2014, Concert Hall of Music School nr 1, Warsaw, Poland

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Kimber Music for violas

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0332 [63'10]

 

Review

Józef WIENIAWSKI (1837-1912)
Overture, Guillaume le Taciturne, Op. 43 [15:20]
Symphony in D major, Op. 49 [35:05]
Podkarpacka Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra/Piotr Wajrak
rec. 12-14 March 2014, Filharmonia Podkarpacka, Rzeszów, Poland


ACTE PRÉALABLE AP 0331 [50:25]

 

Review

Beethoven Piano sonata no 8 Pathetique
Chopin Etudes op10, berceuse, Scherzo
Debussy Bruyeres, Estampes

Katarzyna Pietron´ piano

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0328 [49:34]

 

Review

Tansman, Alexander

Piano Music

Elzbieta Tyszecha

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0326 [48.36]

 

 

Folk songs for Jazz ensemble

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0324 [44:13]

 

Review

Felix Fourdrain
Songs

Liliana Gorska (mezzo) Piotr Ejsmont (piano)

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0323 [47' 13]

 

 

Naji Hakim
Violin works
Capriccio for violin and organ
Salve Regina for violin and organ
Fantasia on violin solo
Sonata for violin and piano
Concerto for violin and string orchestra

Agnieska Marucha violin

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0322 [68.55]

 

Mar 2014

Michael Kimber
Music for Viola Vol 2
Emerald Isle
6 caprices
Echoes of Greece
Rustic Dances
Concertino pour alto et orchastre a cordes
Fantasia Hispana
Tweleve-tone

Marcin Murawski (viola) Orkiestra Kameraina Concertino, Merk Siwka (conductor)

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0321 [59:46]

 

 

Joseph Christoph Kessler
Preludes op31
Etudes op20 vol 1

Magdalena Brzozowska Piano

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0319 [61.26]

 

Review

Antoni Rutkowski (1859-1884)
Piano Trio op. op. 13
Violin Sonata op. 5

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0292 [54:04]

 

Review

Jozef Wieniawski
Piano works 2

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0291 [75:36]

 

Review

The Nightingale
Dondalska Katarzyna, coloratura soprano
Mikolon Anna, piano
Dondalski Natan, violin
Czerwinska-Gosz Katarzyna, flute

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0290 [68:39]

 

Review

WA Mozart
Piano works Vol 2
Sonata in A minor KV310
Sonata in D Major KV311
Sonata in C major KV330
Sonata in F major KV332
Sonata in C major KV545

Gabriele Tomasello (piano)
ACTE PREALABLE AP 0289

 

 

Otton Mieczyslaw Zukowski (1867 - 1939(?)
Opera omnia religiosa Volume 1
including Missa Polonica
Katarzyna Dondalska (soprano)
Ewa Marciniec (alto)
Piotr Kusiewicz (tenor)
Robert Kaczorowski (baritone)


ACTE PREALABLE AP 0288

 

Review

Grzegorz Fitelberg (1879-1953)
5 Lieder op. 21 (words: Richard Diehmel)
6 Lieder op. 22 (words by German poets)
Trio for violin, cello and piano in F minor op. 10

Biegas Ewa, soprano
Makowska Katarzyna, piano
Mokrus Adam, violin
Kurzac Natalia, cello
booklet: (Polish, English)

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0287 [70,07]

 

Review

Lili & Nadia Boulanger
Songs
Lili Boulanger - Clairieres dans le ciel
Nadia Boulanger - Mélodies

Fabrello Anna, soprano
Lewandowski Rafal, piano

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0286 [45'57]

 

 

Maliszewski, Witold

Sonata for Violin and piano op1
Quatre morceaux for violi and piano

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0285 [59.18]

 

Review

Michael KIMBER (b.1945)
Music for Viola
Three Armenian Impressions (2002) [10:55]
Six Caprices (from: Twelve Caprices (1996)) [13:14]
Murovisation (2013) [5:42]
Viola Fight Song (2004) [1:52]
*La Folia (1995) [5:47]
*Christmas Medley (2005) [5:24]
*Jingle Bells (2004) [2:02]
*Two Pieces in Spanish Style (2008) [3:32]
*Dancing Viola (2011) [5:35]
*I Really Love to Play Viola (2005) [4:00]
*I Am Lost without my Beautiful Viola (2005) [3:34]
Caprice in A flat (from: Twelve Caprices (1996)) [3:15]
Marcin Murawski (viola)
*Edyta Hedzielska, Justyna Kowalczyk, Aleksandra Bazan (violas II, III, IV)
rec. Paderewski Academy of Music, Poznan, Poland, 27 March and 17 April 2013.

ACTE PREALABLE AP 0284 [65:02]

 

Review

Maria SZYMANOWSKA (1789-1831)
Complete Piano Works
Slawomir P. Dobrzanski (piano)
with Janka Krajciova, Eduardo Orozco, Thomas Alberici, Barry Chi Zhang and Virginia Houser (piano)
Cheung Chau (cello)
Blanka Bednarz (violin)
rec. 2011-2012, All Faiths Chapel, Kansas State University, Manhattan and Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania (works with violin and cello)
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Ignacy Feliks DOBRZYNSKI (1807-1867)
Chamber Works with Piano - 2
Fantaisie, for violin and piano, op.32 [17:19]
Introduction and Variations, for violin and piano, op.9 [20:12]
Les Larmes, for violin and piano, op.41 (1843) [6:57]
Souvenir de Dresde, for violin, cello and piano, op.47 (1846) [8:20]
Introduction and Variations, for flute and piano, op.18 (1831) [15:14]
Andante e Rondo alla Polacca, for flute and piano, op.42 [11:55]
Les Explorateurs (Joanna Lawrynowicz (piano); Anna Orlik (violin); Lukasz Tudzierz (cello); Jagoda Sokolowska-O'Donovan (flute))
rec. Polish Radio, Warsaw, 13-14 October 2012 (opp. 41, 47), 23-24 February 2013 (opp. 32, 9), 27-28 April 2013 (opp. 18, 42).
ACTE PREALABLE AP0279 [79:59]

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Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski (1807-1867)
Chamber works with piano Vol 1
trio for piano, violin and cello op17
Souvenir de Dresde for oboe cello and piano Op47
Les Larmes for cello and piano opo41
Introduction et Variations for violin and piano op.18

ACTE PRÉALABLE APO278

 

 

Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski (1807-1867)
Chamber works with piano Vol 2
Introduction et variations for violin and piano op. 9
Fantaisia for violin and piano op. 32
Les Larmes for cello and piano op. 41
Souvenir de Dresde for violin, cello and piano op. 47
Introduction et variations for flute and piano op. 18
Andante e Rondo alla Polacca for flute and piano op. 42
ACTE PRÉALABLE APO279

 

Review

Wladyslaw Zelenski 91837-1921)
Chamber music with piano
Piano trio op22
Romance Op40 for cello and piano
Lyrischer Waltzer op 15 for cello and piano
Berceuse op 32 for cello and piano

ACTE PRÉALABLE APO277

 

Review

Roman MACIEJEWSKI (1910-1998)
Works for violin and piano
Sonata (1938) [20:46]
Notturno (1950) [8:58]
Caprice no.24 (after Paganini op.1) [5:39]
Caprice no.16 (after Paganini op.1) [1:41]
Caprice no.5 (after Paganini op.1) [2:50]
Caprice no.9 (after Paganini op.1) [2:58]
Caprice no.13 (after Paganini op.1) [2:43]
Caprice no.14 (after Paganini op.1) [1:22]
Caprice no.17 (after Paganini op.1) [3:43]

Maciej Labecki (violin)
Elzbieta Tyszecka (piano)
rec. Filharmonia Lódzka, Lódz, Poland, March & June 2012.

ACTE PREALABLE AP0275 [50:44]

 

Review

Baird - Krauze - Bruzdowicz - Luciuk
Polish contemporary chamber music with mezzo-soprano
Tadeusz Baird - Piesni truwerów
Zygmunt Krauze - Pantuny malajskie
Joanna Bruzdowicz- Rysunki z przystani
Juliusz Luciuk - Portrety liryczne
Górska Liliana, mezzo-soprano

ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0274 [42'51]

 

Review

MECYJE
Kwintet Slaskich Kameralistów
trad. - Tschiribim, Tschiribom
David Zehavi - Eli, Eli
Wojtek Mrozek - Smiech Samuela
trad. - Esa Einai (Psaume 121)
trad. - Hava Nagila
Mordehai Zeira - Hayu Leylot
trad. - Kingdom
Mordehai Yacovson - Hine Ma Tov (Psaume 133)
Naomi Shemer - Hoy Artzi Moladti
Mordehai Zeira - Layla, Layla
John Williams - Schindler's List (main theme)
Jeremy Bock - If I Were a Richman
Samuel Cohen - Hatikvah (The National Anthem of Israel)
trad. - Ajde Jano
Yair Dalal - Through the Mist of Your Eyes

ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0273 [51'52]

 

Review

Mozart
Piano Works Volume 1`
Sonata in G major KV 283
Sonata in C major KV 309
Sonata in D major KV 311
Fantasia in D minor KV 397
Sonata in B flat major KV 570
Tomasello Gabriele, piano
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0272 [72'29]

 

Review

Franciszek Brzezinski (1867-1944) -
Sonata for violin and piano in D major op. 6
Józef Zygmunt Szulc (1875-1956) -
Sonata for violin and piano in A minor op. 61

Pakura Barbara, piano
Kalinowska-Grohs Irena, violin

ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0271 [62'07]

 

Review

Aleksander Tansman
Children at play
Recreations
Piano in progress
Easy pieces
Tyszecka Elzbieta, piano
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0270 [72'29]

 

 


Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873-1943)
Piano Sonata no.2 in B flat minor, op.36 (1913/1931) [16:44]
Felix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847), arr. Franz LISZT (1811-1886), arr. Vladimir Horowitz
Wedding March and Variations [6:36]
Fryderyk CHOPIN (1810-1849)
Andante Spianato - Grande Polonaise Brillante, op.22 [12:35]
Scherzo no.4, op.54 [10:12]
Modest MUSSORGSKY (1839-1881)
Pictures at an Exhibition [31:02]
Krystian Tkaczewski (piano)
rec. Studio S1, Polish Radio, Warsaw, 25-26 July 2012.
ACTE PREALABLE AP0269 [77:20]

 

Review

Maciej Malecki
The Dream of Frédéric
String Quartets nos. 1-3

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Franciszek Brzezinski (1867-1944)
Complete Piano works
Triptique - suite de préludes et fugues op. 5
Suite polonaise op. 4
Toccata (Allegro vivace) op. 7
Waltz
Tema con variazioni op. 3
Pakura Barbara, piano

ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0267 [64'29]

 

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Hans Huber
Works for Violin and Piano
Sonata no. 2 in B flat major op. 42
Sonata no. 7 in G major op. 119 "Graziosa"
Poetic Pieces op. 99 (selection)
Marucha Agnieszka, violin
Pawlowski Tomasz, piano
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0266 [71'50]

 

Review

Jan Baptysta Kleczynski (1756-1828)
3 String trios Op 4 Nos 3-5
Trio Alegrija

ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0265 [44'21]

 

Review

Jan Baptysta Kleczynski (1756-1828)
3 String trios Op 4 Nos 1,2,6
Trio Alegrija

ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0264 [44'47]

 

Review

Ludomir Rózycki
Piano works Vol 1
Gra fal op. 4
4 Impromptus op. 6
3 Morceaux op. 15
Balladyna op. 25
4 Intermezzi op. 42
5 Fantasiestücke op. 46
Rossignol op. 55
Seferinova Valentina, piano
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0263 [71'50]

 

Review

Julian FONTANA (1810-1869)
Complete Piano Works Volume 3
Souvenir de Weber; Pot-pourri sur les motifs d’Oberon de Weber Op.5 (1843) [8:11]
L’Inquiétude Op.1 No.2 from Deux Caprices [3:22]
Rhapsodie à la Polka Op.19 [3:05]
Douze Morceaux caractéristiques en forme d’Études Op.9 Book 1 [15:11]
Lolita; Grande Valse Brillante Op.11 (1846) [6:24]
Deuxième Fantaisie Brillante sur les Motifs de Somnambule de Bellini Op.16 [7:05]
Philippe Devaux (piano)
rec. July 2010, April 2011, Polish Radio Studio S1
Includes Appendix CD [5:00] with a performance of Nocturne Op.20 performed by Joanna Lawrynowicz (piano) and the Acte Préalable 2012 catalogue and MP3 samples readable on all computers
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0262 [43:22]

 

 

Henryk Melcer (1869-1928)
Piano Works
Trois morceaux caracteristiques op. 5
Morceau fantastique (Phantasiestück)
Etude in D major op. 8
Nocturne in A major
Prelude in C major
Fugue in C sharp minor
Variations sur un theme populaire polonais
Quasi mazurka sur le theme W.M.S.
Valse a la Chopin
La Fileuse de l'opera "Maria"

Asikainen Matti, piano
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0261 [70'19 ]

Review [SA]

Review [JW]

Maria SZYMANOWSKA (1789-1831)
Ballads and Romances
Elizabeth Zapolska (mezzo), Bart van Oort (piano – Broadwood, 1825)
rec. The Dutch Reformed Church of Rhoon, Netherlands, 20-22 June 2011
List of songs at end of review
ACTE PREALABLE AP0260 [71:54]

 



 

Review

Julian FONTANA (1810-1869)
Deux Romances, op.18 (1855) [8:05]
Feuilles d'Album - Deux Mazureks, op.15 [5:54]
12 Morceaux Caractéristiques en Forme d'Etudes, op.9, nos.7-12 (Livre II) (1905) [14:51]
Deuxième Grande Valse Brillante, op.13 [5:10]
Fantaisie Brillante sur les Motifs du 'Freyschütz', op.6 (1843) [8:32]
Philippe Devaux (piano)
rec. Polish Radio Studio S1, Warsaw, July 2010, April 2011. DDD
ACTE PREALABLE AP0259 [42:32]

 

Review


Adolf MIŠEK (1875-1955)
Double Bass Sonatas and Miniatures 2
Double Bass Sonata No.3 in F major Op.7 (pub. 1955) [32:04]
Fantasy on opera themes by Bedrich Smetana [14:45]
Legende Op.3 [6:49]
Szymon Marciniak (double bass)
Joanna Lawrynowicz (piano)
rec. August and December 2011, Polskie Radio, Warsaw, Studio S1
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0258 [53:42]

 

Review


Adolf MIŠEK (1875-1955)
Double Bass Sonatas and Miniatures 1
Double Bass Sonata No.1 in A major Op.5 (1905) [23:50]
Double Bass Sonata No.2 in E minor Op.6 (1911) [27:03]
Concert-Polonaise (1903) [6:25]
Szymon Marciniak (double bass)
Joanna Lawrynowicz (piano)
rec. August and December 2011, Polskie Radio, Warsaw, Studio S1
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0257 [57:22]

 

Review

Fryderyk CHOPIN (1810-1849)
Nostalgy: Chopin for Flute and Marimba
Prelude in A major op.28 no.7 [0:55]
Waltz in A minor op. posth. [2:54]
Nocturne in B flat minor op.9 no.1 [5:34]
Waltz in B minor op.69 no.2 [4:08]
Nocturne in C sharp minor op. posth. [4:24]
Mazurka in B flat major op.7 no.1 [2:11]
Prelude in E minor op.28 no.4 [2:26]
Waltz in D flat major op.64 no.1 [2:05]
Waltz in A minor op.34 no.2 [4:33]
Prelude in D flat major op.28 no.15 [5:06]
Prelude in C minor op.28 no.20 [1:56]
Nocturne in E flat major op.9 no.2 [2:39]
Variations on Non più mesta from Rossini's La Cenerentola [5:28]
Prelude in A major op.28 no.7 [0:52]
Krzysztof Kaczka (flute)
Nicholas Reed (marimba, vibraphone)
rec. Hochschule für Musik, Freiburg, 28 July 2011. DDD
ACTE PREALABLE AP0256 [45:17]

 

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Aleksander TANSMAN (1897-1986)
Pour les enfants pour piano de difficulté progressive [54:11]*
1er Recueil, très facile [11:16]; 2e Recueil, facile [12:13]; 3e Recueil, assez facile [12:47]; 4e Recueil, moyenne difficulté [17:55]
Piano miniatures (1945)[6:56]*
Elzbieta Tyszecka (piano)
rec. Kameralna Hall named after Henryk Czyza, Lódz Philarmonia, Lódz, Poland, July and October 2011. *World première recordings.
ACTE PREALABLE AP0255 [61:32]

 

Review

Ludomir Rózycki
Chamber works with piano
Piano Quintet, Piano Trio, Cello Sonata
Jerzy Godziszewski (piano) Wilanow String Quartet
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0253 [72.43]

 

Review

Ireneusz LUKASZEWSKI (b. 1938)
Choral Works

Polski Chor Kameralny/Jan Lukaszewski, conductor
rec. May 2011, Augsburg Evangelical Church, Sopot
Texts included, no translations from Polish
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0252 [57:04]

 

Review

Wilhelm Friedmann BACH (1710-1784) Six Duos for two flutes
Gudrún Birgisdóttir and Martial Nardeau (flutes)
rec. August 2011, The Evangelic Church, Mikolów
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0251 [68:48]

 

Review

Jaroslaw ADAMUS (b.1960)
Logos et Sentiment
Au commencement était la parole op. 6 (2005) [5:30]
Clair - obscur op. 3 (2004) [12:37]
Musique provisoire op. 14 no 1 (2011) [9:01]
Sixieme vanité pour violon in scordatura op. 1 no 6 (2002-03) [12:25]
Omne trinum perfectum op. 2 (2004) [8:32]
Eau. Pain. Amitié. Philosophie op. 13 (2007) [12:21]
Esquisses dune musique définitive op. 14 no 2 (2007) [2:15]
Joyful Song op. 5 no 2 (2011) [6:31]
Ensemble Cello Fan; Ensemble Chromatica; Zespólim G.P. Telemanna
Delphine Georges (voice); Jaroslaw Adamus (violin); Hanna Holeska (piano)
rec. April 2011, Katowice, July 2011, Callian and Marseille
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0247 [69:16]

 

Review

Aleksander TANSMAN (1897-1986)
Happy Time, on s’amuse au piano [44:13]*
Book I (Primary) [11:36]; Book II (Elementary) [16:29]; Book III (Intermediate) [16:08]
Ten Diversions for the Young Pianist [14:04]*
Elzbieta Tyszecka (piano)
rec. Kameralna Hall named after Henryk Czyza, Lódz Philarmonia, Lódz, Poland, March and July 2011. *World première recordings.
ACTE PREALABLE AP0246 [58:42]

 

Review

Andrzej KOSZEWSKI (b.1922) Trio for violin, cello and piano (1950)* [28:49]
Tadeusz SZELOGOWSKI (1899-1963) Trio for piano, violin and cello* [22:57]
Andrzej PANUFNIK (1914-1991) Piano Trio [16:46]
Poznan Piano Trio (Laura Sobolewska (piano), Anna Ziólkowska (violin), Dagny Czarnecka (cello))
rec. Studio S1 Polish Radio, Warsaw, Poland, 25-28 October 2009
*World Première recordings
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0243 [68:35]

 

Review

In the Circle of Nadia Boulanger
Antoni SZALOWSKI
(1907-1973)
Sonatine for oboe and piano (1946) [5:45]
Grazyna BACEWICZ (1909-1969)
Sonata for oboe and piano (1937) [12:13]
Sonatina for oboe and piano (1955) [10:33]
Sonata da camera, for violin and piano (1945) [11:54]
Jerzy BAUER (b.1936)
Dualistyl, for oboe and piano (2004) [5:52]
Mieczyslaw Pawlak (oboe)
Barbara Trojanowska (violin)
Elzbieta Tyszecka (piano)
rec. January 2004 (Sonata da camera), Radio Lódz, April-June 2007, Filharmonia Lódz, Sala Kameralna im. Henryka Czyza
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0242 [46:24]

Review

Julian FONTANA (1810-1869)
Deux Romances, op.18 (1855) [8:05]
Feuilles d'Album - Deux Mazureks, op.15 [5:54]
12 Morceaux Caractéristiques en Forme d'Etudes, op.9, nos.7-12 (Livre II) (1905) [14:51]
Deuxième Grande Valse Brillante, op.13 [5:10]
Fantaisie Brillante sur les Motifs du 'Freyschütz', op.6 (1843) [8:32]
Philippe Devaux (piano)
rec. Polish Radio Studio S1, Warsaw, July 2010, April 2011. DDD
ACTE PREALABLE AP0259 [42:32]

 



 

Review

Wladyslaw ZELENSKI (1837-1921)
Piano Quartet in C minor, Op.61 [38:53]
Variations on an original theme in G minor, Op.21 [15:17]
Joanna Lawrynowicz (piano): Four Strings Quartet
rec. September 2010 (Variations) and May 2011 (Piano Quartet), Szymanowski School of Music, Katowice (Piano Quartet), The Palace and Park Complex in Mloszowa (Variations)
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0237 [54:11]

 



 

Review

Zygmunt NOSKOWSKI (1846-1909)
String Quartet No. 3 in E minor, Fantasy Quartet [33:59]
Variations and Fugue on a theme by Viotti [9:34]
Humorous Quartet, As You Like It [4:20]
Vis-à-vis, tram duet for violin and cello [1:19]
Four Strings Quartet
rec. 5-6 October 2012, Evangelic Church, Mikolow, Poland (quartet), 15 December 2012, Panstwowa Music School concert hall, Chorzów, Poland (shorter works)
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0235 [49:12]

 



 

Review

J H Hummel (1778-1837)
Sonata No 5 Viola and piano
Arioso Viola and piano
Potpourri Op94 Viola and Orchestra
Sonata Op104 No. 3 Cello and piano
Valse Viola and piano

Marcin Murawski viola
Urszula Szyrynska piano
Hummelproject orchestra - Ryszard Handke conductor


ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0226 [67'26]

 





Juliusz Luciuk (1927)
Gesang am Brunnen - oratorio
Harasimowicz-Haas Bozena, soprano
Laszczkowski Jacek, tenor
Borowski Janusz, baritone
Florencio José Maria, conductor

booklet: Grzegorz Majka (Polish, English)
ACTE PREALABLE AP0240 [54:51]

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Ivan KRIZHANOVSKY (1867-1924)
Cello Sonata in G minor, op.2 (1903) [24:11]
Nikolai POTOLOVSKY (1878-1927)
Two Pieces for cello and piano, op.3 [6:02]
Cello Sonata in D minor, op.2 (1905) [29:46]
Jaroslaw Domzal (cello)
Lubow Nawrocka (piano)
rec. Polish Radio Studio S1, Warsaw, August 2009. DDD
ACTE PREALABLE AP0220 [60:02]

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La Musique de la Chasse Royale: Muzyka Królewskich Lowów
Jean Joseph MOURET (1682-1738) Iere Suite de Symphonies - Gavotte (part 4) [3:23]
Luigi CHERUBINI (1760-1842) Iere Sonate [2:05]
Henry PURCELL (1659-1695) Trumpet Tune [2:42]
Jean Joseph MOURET Iere Suite de Symphonies - Menuet (part 6) [2:29]; Iere Suite de Symphonies - Allegro (part 2) [2:37]
Carl Maria von WEBER (1786-1826) Der Freischütz: Huntsmen’s Chorus [1:50]
George Frideric HANDEL (1685-1759) Water Music – Overture [1:58]; Water Music - Alla Hornpipe [3:30]
? Carillon [3:02]
Georg Philipp TELEMANN (1681-1767) Horn Concerto in D [5:33]
Joseph HAYDN (1732-1809) Horn concerto in D major – first movement (?)* [5:55]
Jacek Smoczynski (hunting horn)
Quartetto da caccia (Anna Kaczmarek, Helena Matuszewska (violins), Julia Hanasz (viola), Cecylia Stanecka (cello); Jan Bokszczanin (organ)*
rec. Church of St Rosalie, near Szelków, Poland, October/November 2010 and Church of St Anna, Warsaw, Poland, 2004*. DDD.
Booklet in Polish, English, French and German
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0218 [35:11]

Review

Ludomir ROZYCKI (1883-1953)
Ballade for piano and orchestra op. 18 (1904) [10:01]
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor op. 43 (1918) [32:08]
Krystyna Makowska-Lawrynowicz
Polish Radio and TV SO in Cracow/Szymon Kawalla; Andrzej Straszynski
rec. Filarmonia Krakowska, Polish Radio, 1984, 1990. DDD
ACTE PREALABLE AP0217 [42:11]

review

Yoshinao NAKADA (1923-2000)
Songs

Waleria Przelaskowska-Rokita (mezzo)
Witold Woloszynski (piano)
rec. Concert Hall, State Music School no.1, Warsaw, 8-12 February 2010. DDD
ACTE PREALABLE AP0214 [62:08]

Review

Dariusz MAZUROWSKI (b.1966)
Electronic music
Pseudaria (2011) [30:59]
Divertimento (2010) [31:58]
Music composed, performed and engineered by Mazurowski
rec. Oct 2010-Feb 2011, De e M Studio.
World Premiere Recordings
ACTE PREALABLE AP0241 [63:02]

Review

Mieczyslaw WEINBERG (Moishei VAINBERG) (1919-1996)
Violin Sonata No. 3 Op.37 (1947) [24:56]
Violin Sonata No. 4 Op.39 (1947) [19:20]
Barbara Trojanowska (violin)
Elzbieta Tyszecka (piano)
rec. June 2008 (No. 3) and March 2010 (No.4), Filharmonia Lódzka, Sala Kamerlan im. Henryka Czyza
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0209 [44:19]

review

François DEVIENNE (1759-1803)
Six Duos Concertants for Flute and Viola Op. 5: No. 1 [11:51]; No. 2 [14:25]; No. 3 [10:43]; No. 4 [11:02]; No. 5 [10:35]; No. 6 [13:47]
Ewa Murawska (flute), Marcin Murawski (viola)
rec. 21-22 November 2008, Chamber Hall, POSM II st. im. M Karlowicza in Poznán, Poland, DDD
ACTE PREALABLE APO222 [69:04]

Zygmunt NOSKOWSKI (1846-1909)
Chamber Works – vol. 3

Trois pièces pour violon et piano Op.24 (c.1890) [12:59]
Chansonnette d’Ukraine Op.26 No.2a (1890) [1:01]
Berceuse Op.11 (1880) [3:10]
Violin Sonata in A minor (before 1875) [39:47]
Jolanta Sosnowska (violin)
Donát Deáky (piano)
rec. July 2009 and February 2010, Vienna
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0248 [57:01]

Review

Polish Songs
Fryderyk CHOPIN (1810 – 1849)
Stanislaw MONIUSZKO (1819 – 1872)
Mieczyslaw KARLOWICZ (1876 – 1909)
Ignacy Jan PADEREWSKI (1860 – 1941)
Olga Maroszek (alto); Elzbieta Tyszecka (piano)
rec. Sala Kameralna im Henryka Czyza at Filharmonia Lodzka, October 2009
Sung texts in Polish printed in the booklet with English translations of the songs by Chopin and Paderewski
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0201 [41:54]

Review

Wladislaw ZELENSKI (1837-1921)
String Quartet in F major, Op.28 (before 1885) [36:15]
String Quartet in A major, Op.42 [35:13]
Four Strings Quartet
rec. August-September 2010, The Palace and Park Complex, Mloszowa
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0236 [71:33]

Review

Grzegorz FITELBERG (1879-1953)
Complete works for violin and piano

Violin Sonata No.1 in A minor Op.2 (1894) [19:50]
Violin Sonata No.2 in F major Op.12 (1901) [19:28]
Romances for violin and piano Op.11; No.1 in D major (1892) [3:29]: No.2 in A major (1900) [3:36]
Chanson triste for piano solo [3:48]
Recitative for clarinet and piano (1918) arr. for violin by Andrzej Gebski [4:09]
Berceuse for violin and piano [3:45]
Mazurka for violin and piano [4:19]
Andrzej Gebski (violin)
Soyeon Lim (piano)
rec. March and May 2010, Polish Radio Studio S2, Warsaw
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0207 [62:28]

Review

Michael GARRETT (b.1944)
Piano Works
Aux pas I – 12 Preludes Op.15, ‘From The Highlands’ Nos. 1, 2 and 11 (1981-82) [11:33]
Aux pas II – 12 Preludes Op.21, Nos, 1-5, 7, 10 and 13 (1983) [22:51]
Aux pas IV – 24 Preludes Op.118, Nos. 1-4 and 10 (1997) [6:41]
Two Preludes in Triple Measure Op.187 (2007) [2:03]
The Book of Circe Op.10 – excerpts (1968-76) [22:06]
Barbara Karaskiewicz (piano)
rec. August 2009, Studio S1, Warsaw
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0232 [65:26]

Review

 

Zygmunt Noskowski (1846-1909)
Chamber works 1
String Quartet No 1 in D minor Op. 9
String Quartet No 2 in E major
Four Strings Quartet,
Fiedukiewicz Lucyna, Ist violin
Witek Grzegorz, IInd violin
Raszewska Beata, viola
Tudzierz Lukasz, cello
AP0234

Chamber works Vol 2
String Quartet No 3 etc
Four Strings Quartet

AP0235



Romuald TWARDOWSKI (b. 1930)
Exegi monumentum
(2009) [25.49] (1)
Three Frescoes for Orchestra (1986) [14.40] (2)
Ioannes Rex (1983) [20.32] (3)
Anna Mikoljczyk-Niewiedzial (soprano) (1); Jarosslaw Brek (bass) (1); Andrzeu Hiolski (baritone) (3); International University Choir, International Symphony Orchestra/Marcin Nalecz-Niesiolowski (1); Festival Symphony Orchestra, Odessa/Boris Rosenfeld (2); Zielona Gora Philharmonic Orchestra/Szymon Kawalla
rec. Poznan, 20 June 2009 (1); Odessa, 18 May 2001 (2); Zielona Gora, 25-26 June 1982 (3)

ACTE PREALABLE AP0231 [61.05]

Review

Romuald TWARDOWSKI (b. 1930)
Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (2007) [69.14]
ACTE PREALABLE AP0193 [69.14]

Review

 

Zygmunt STOJOWSKI (1870-1946)
Sonata for violin and piano No. 2 in E major
Romance for violin and orchestra
Concerto for violin and orchestra in G major
Agnieszka Marucha (violin);
ACTE PREALABLE AP0221 [64'28"]

Review

Henryk PACHULSKI (1859-1921)
Piano Works Vol 1
Variations sur un thème original Op.1 [9:51]
Deux pièces pour le piano Op.2 [6:43]
Polonaise Op.5 [5:06]
Valse-Caprice Op.6 [4:45]
Deux Etudes de Concert Op.7 [10:32]
Six Preludes Op.8 [8:27]
Sonata in F major Op.27 (1910) [20:56]
Lubow Nawrocka (piano)
rec. May 2008, Polish Radio Studio S1
ACTE PRÉALABLE APO 187
AP0188
Zygmunt NOSKOWSKI (1846-1909)
Piano Works 1
Impressions Op.29
3 Pièces Op.35
Moments mélodiques Op.36
Contes Op.37
Feuille de trèfle
Valentina Seferinova (piano)
rec. May 2008, Review

Roman STATKOWSKI (1859-1925)
Piano Works – vol. 2
Two Idylls Op.18 [6:43]
Three Obereks Op.22 [7:00]
Three Mazureks Op.24 [10:32]
Three Piècettes polonaises Op.9 [8:27]
Three Krakowiaks Op.23 [8:08]
Six Pièces Op.16 [20:56]
Barbara Karaskiewicz (piano)
rec. December 2007, Polish Radio Studio S1
ACTE PRÉALABLE APO176 [61:56]

Review

 

Chopin
Transcriptions
Jolanta Stopka

ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0208

Review

Review

AP0174
Agata Szymczewska (violin)
Cwojdzinski, Bacewicz, Penderecki, Rozbicki

Review

APO178
Franciszek LESSEL (1780-1838)

Three Grand Duetts for two German Flutes
Elżbieta Gajawska, Hanna Turonek (flutes)

Review

AP 0182
Karol SZYMANOWSKI
(1882-1937)
Piano Music: Nine Preludes Op. 1 Variations in B flat minor Op. 3 ; Etude in B flat minor Op. 4 no. 3 ; Métopes Op. 29 ; Mazurkas Op. 50 nos. 1-4
Eri Iwamoto (piano)

review

AP0156
Michelle Mascitti
String Sonatas
Vol 1

Review

AP0157
Michelle Mascitti
String Sonatas
Vol 2

Review

AP0163
Henryk Melcer
Piano Concertos
Joanna Lawrynowicz
Earlier releases
AP0001

AP0001
Christmas Carols
AP0002

AP0002
Baroque Flute Sonatas
AP0003

AP0003
Vitrail de Jeanne d'Arc
AP0004

AP0004
Wojciech Lukaszewski (1936-1978)
AP0005

AP0005
The New Polish Music Panorama I
Choral and Organ Music
AP0006

AP0006
Franciszek Lessel (1780-1838)
String & Flute Quartets
Review
AP0007

AP0007
Wladyslaw Zelenski (1837-1921)
Organ preludes
AP0008

AP0008
The New Polish Music Panorama II
Chamber Music
AP0009

AP0009
Pawel Lukaszewski (1968)
Missa pro Patria
review
AP0010

AP0010
The New Polish Music Panorama III
Symphonic Music
AP0011-12

AP0011-12
The New Polish Music Panorama IV
Master and his pupils - 1
AP0013

AP0013
Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941)
Complete Songs
AP0014

AP0014
The New Polish Music Panorama V
Electro-Acoustic Music
AP0015

AP0015
Claude Bolling (1930)
Suite for Flute and Piano Jazz Trio
AP0016

AP0016
XXth Century Polish Piano Music
AP0017-18

AP0017-18
Alexander Tansman
2nd International Competition
AP0019

AP0019
Grazyna Bacewicz (1909-1969)
The Complete Works for String Quartet vol. I
Review

Review

Deleted AP0019-21

AP0019-21
Grazyna Bacewicz (1909-1969)
The Composer's 95th birthday and 35th death anniversary edition

Review

Deleted
AP0020

AP0020
Grazyna Bacewicz (1909-1969)
The Complete Works for String Quartet vol. II
Review

Review

deleted
AP0021

AP0021
Grazyna Bacewicz (1909-1969)
The Complete Works for String Quartet vol. III
Review

Review

Out of Print AP0022-23

AP0022-23
Franciszek Lessel (1780-1838)
Complete Piano Works
AP0024

AP0024
Silvius Leopold Weiss (1686-1750)
Lute works from Grüssau manuscript
AP0025

AP0025
Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)
San Casimiro, Re di Polonia
Review
AP0026

AP0026
Polish Flute Sonatas
AP0027

AP0027
Claude Bolling (1930)
Suite for Cello and Piano Jazz Trio
AP0028

AP0028
Claude Bolling (1930)
Suite for Violin and Piano Jazz Trio
AP0029

AP0029
Pawel‚ Lukaszewski (1968)
Aniphonae
Review
AP0030

AP0030
Marian Sawa (1937-2005)
Organ Works - I
AP0031

AP0031
Wladyslaw Slowinski (1930)
Works for String Quartet
AP0032

AP0032
Brahms - Ravel
String Quartets
AP0033

AP0033
Beethoven - Grieg
Piano Concertos
AP0034

AP0034
Haydn - Arensky
Piano Trios
AP0035

AP0035
Wojciech Lukaszewski (1936-1978)
Symphonic Works
AP0036

AP0036
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
Songs
Deleted AP0037

AP0037
Johann Schobert (1735-1767)
Sonatas for Harpsichord
AP0038

AP0038
Marian Borkowski (1934)
Symphonic and Sacred Works
Deleted
AP0039

AP0039
Antonio Cesti
Secular cantatas
AP0040

AP0040
Wladyslw Zelenski (1837-1921)
Songs - I
AP0041

AP0041
Musica para una paisaje
Cuentos de la Atlantida
AP0042

AP0042
Galina Gorelova (1952)
Chamber Works & Concertos
AP0043

AP0043
Grazyna Bacewicz (1909-1969)
Complete Oboe Works
Review
AP0044

AP0044
Bacewicz - Kilar - Szeligowski
Wind Quintets
R
eview

AP0045

AP0045
Marcin Blazewicz (1953)
The Darkest Dark


AP0046
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
Piano Works
Deleted AP0047

AP0047
Jan Tarasiewicz (1889-1961)
Piano and Vocal Works
Review
AP0048

AP0048
Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski (1807-1867)
String Quintets

Review

Review

AP0049

AP0049
Thomas D. A. Tellefsen (1823-1874)
Complete Works - I

Review

AP0050

AP0AP0046050
Jozef Surzynski (1851-1919)
Organ and Choral Works
Deleted
AP0051

AP0051
Wladyslaw Slowinski (1930)
Chamber Works
AP0052

AP0052
Milosz Magin (1929-1999)
Piano Works - I
Review
AP0053

AP0053
August Freyer
Organ works 1
AP0054

AP0054
August Freyer
Organ works 2
AP0055

AP0055
Kurpinski - Lessel
AP0056

AP0056
August Freyer
Organ works 3
AP0057

AP0057
Rachel Knobler (1924)
Vocal and Chamber Works
AP0058

AP0058
Twardowski - Rogowski
Choral Orthodox Works
AP0059

AP0059
Romuald Twardowski (1930)
Solo, Chamber and Vocal Works
AP0060

AP0060
Song of Ancient Spain
Review
AP0061

AP0061
Pawel Kochanski in memoriam
Review
AP0062

AP0062
Thomas D. A. Tellefsen (1823-1874)
Complete Works - II

Review

AP0063

AP0063
Love and Passion
Songs by de Falla, Ponce, Siqueira, Pallasz
AP0064

AP0064
Thomas D. A. Tellefsen (1823-1874)
Complete Works - III

Review

AP0065

AP0065
Aleksander Tansman (1897-1986)
Pieces et Morceaux Faciles pour Guitare
AP0066

AP0066
Romuald Twardowski (1930)
Complete piano works
AP0067

AP0067
Dobrzynski - Elsner
Sextet - Septet
AP0068

AP0068
Marian Sawa (1937-2005)
Organ Works - II
AP0069

AP0069
Karol Rathaus (1895-1954)
Complete String Quartets
AP0070

AP0070
The Warsaw Tablature (17th c.)
Deleted AP0071

AP0071
Virtuosi of the Accordion
AP0072

AP0072
Piotr Perkowski (1901-1990)
Piano Works
AP0073

AP0073
Grazyna Bacewicz (1909-1969)
Piano works
AP0074

AP0074
Ksiazek - Piazzolla
Danzabile
AP0075

Review
AP0075
Henryk Opienski (1870-1942)
Complete Songs - Chamber Works
AP0076

AP0076
Krzysztof Meyer (1943)
Chamber Works

AP0077

Review

AP0077
Kazimierz Rozbicki (1932)
Missa festiva
AP0078

AP0078
St. Klemens Hofbauer
Praised with Song
AP0079

AP0079
Bohdanowicz - Elsner - Oginski
Harpsichord works
AP0080

AP0080
Rediscovered Polish Songs
AP0081

AP0081
Marian Sawa (1937-2005)
Organ Works - III
AP0082

AP0082
Boleslaw Woytowicz (1899-1980)
Piano works
AP0083

AP0083
Adolfo - Vesperae
AP0084

AP0084
Joachim Olkusnik (1927)
Chamber and Solo Works
AP0085

AP0085
Feliks Nowowiejski (1877-1946)
Piano Works - I
Review
AP0086

AP0086
Feliks Nowowiejski (1877-1946)
Piano Works - II
Review
AP0087

AP0087
Virtuosi of the Accordion The Voices of Spring
AP0088

AP0088
Tadeusz Paciorkiewicz (1916-1998)
Chamber works for violin and viola
AP0089

AP0089
Romuald Twardowski (1930)
Complete Works for Violin and Piano
AP0090

AP0090
Romuald Twardowski (1930)
Missa Regina caeli & choral works
AP0091-92

AP0091-92
Roman Berger (1930)
Exodus
AP0093

AP0093
Marian Sawa (1937-2005)
Organ Works - IV
Deleted
AP0094

AP0094
Franz List (1811-1887)
Organ Works
AP0095

AP0095
Felix Borowski (1872-1956)
Organ works
AP0096

AP0096
Gaude Mater Festival - 1
Composers Competition "Musica Sacra"
Deleted
AP0097

AP0097
Gaude Mater Festival - 2
Jasinski - Lukaszewski
Deleted
AP0098

AP0098
Gaude Mater Festival - 3
Polish Mass
deleted
AP0099

AP0099
Gaude Mater Festival - 4
Music of Various Religions
deleted
AP0100

AP0100
Musica Polonica Nova - Warsaw Composers 1
21st Century Polish Choral Music
AP0101-02

AP0101-02
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Das Wohltemperierte Klavier - Teil I
AP0103-04

AP0103-04
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Das Wohltemperierte Klavier - Teil II
AP0105-06

AP0105-06
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Sonatas for violin and harpsichord BWV 1014-1019
AP0107

AP0107
Musica Polonica Nova - Warsaw Composers 2
Solo, Chamber & Electronic Works
AP0108

AP0108
Musica Polonica Nova - Warsaw Composers 2
Solo, Chamber & Electronic Works
AP0109

AP0109
The New Polish Music Panorama VI
Master and his pupils - 2

Review

AP0110

AP0110
Romuald Twardowski (1930)
Concertos
Review
AP0111

AP0111
Henryk Melcer (1869-1928)
Chamber Music
Review
AP0112

AP0112
Zelenski - Stojowski
Violin Sonatas
Review
AP0113

AP0113
Milosz Magin (1929-1999)
Concertos
Review
AP0114

AP0114
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Piano Works
Deleted
AP0115

AP0115
Jean-Baptiste Senallié(1687-1730)
Sonatas Op. 3
Review
Review 2
AP0116

AP0116
Dedicated to St. Hubertus
AP0117

AP0117
Ariel Ramirez (1921)
Misa Criolla - Navidad Nuestra
AP0118

AP0118
Ecce Lignum Crucis
Liszt - Via Crucis
Deleted AP0119

AP0119
Barbara Kaszuba (1984)
My Music

Review

Deleted AP0120

AP0120
Romuald Twardowski (1930)
Works for string orchestra
Review
AP0121

AP0121
Two Worlds - Dwa Swiaty
Claribel
AP0122

AP0122
Jozef Koffler (1896-1944)
Piano Works I
Review
AP0123

AP0123
Jozef Koffler (1896-1944)
Piano Works II
Review
AP0124

AP0124
Wladyslaw Zelenski (1837-1921)
Piano Works - vol. I
Review
AP0125

AP0125
Marian Sawa (1937-2005)
Missa Claromontana - Organ Works
AP0126

AP0126
Roman Statkowski
Piano works - vol. I
AP0127

AP0127
Clavischordae Aetas Aurea in Polonia
The manuscript of the St. Clare cloister in Stary Sacz - vol. 1
AP0128

AP0128
Clavischordae Aetas Aurea in Polonia
The manuscript of the St. Clare cloister in Stary Sacz - vol. 2
AP0129

AP0129
Clavischordae Aetas Aurea in Polonia
The manuscript of the St. Clare cloister in Stary Sacz - vol. 3
AP0130

AP0130
Fanny Mendelssohn (1805-1847)
Piano Works
Review
AP0131

AP0131
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1949)
Piano Works
AP0132

AP0132
Aleksander Tansman (1897-1986)
Works for violin and piano
AP0133

AP0133
Laboratory of Contemporary Music - 2004
AP0134

AP0134
Derwid - Lutoslawski's Concealed Portrait
Review
AP0135

AP0135
A Musical Journey
AP0136

AP0136
Divertimento
Bartok - Bauer - Finney - Bakki - Hatch - Caubergs
AP0137

AP0137
Polish Flute Music
Dobrzynski - Szeligowski - Tansman - Woytowicz - Paderewski - Chopin

Review

AP0138

AP0138
Jozef Elsner
Chamber works with piano
AP0139

AP0139
Michal Kleofas Oginski
Harpsichord works
AP0140

AP0140
Romuald Twardowski
Chamber Music
AP0196

AP0196
Gaude Mater Festival - 5
Composers Competition "Musica Sacra"
Deleted
AP0197

AP0197
Gaude Mater Festival - 6
Polska sakralna muzyka wspolczesna
Deleted AP0198

AP0198
Gaude Mater Festival - 7
Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki
No longer Available AP0199

AP0199
Gaude Mater Festival - 8
Music of Various Religions - II
Deleted
AP0999

AP0999
Marian Sawa (1937-2005)
Organ Works - Marian Sawa in Memoriam
Deleted

 AP0154
Tellefsen Complete Piano Music Vol 4

Malgorzata Jaworska

Review

 APO161
Szymon KURAN (1955-2005)

Post mortem (1981) [3:45] ¹
Um nóttina (2000) [5:14] ¹
Requiem (2000) [34:13] ²

Review



APO 153 Aleksander TANSMAN (1897-1986)
Recueil de mazurkas pour piano
Hommage à Artur Rubinstein
Elżbieta Tyszecka (piano)
Review

 
Review
APO143
Karol KURPIŃSKI
(1785-1857)

Fantaisie pour quatuor à cordes in C [11:03]
Dumanie nad mogila Wandy in b minor for violin and piano [3:36]
Franciszek LESSEL (1780-1838)
Fantaisie en quatuor in C [11:18]
Adagio et Polonaise in D Op. 9 [9:05]
String Quartet No. 1 in A [4:49]
Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano in E, Op. 5 [18:22]
Pawel Perliński (piano)
Kwartet Wilanów
 
Review
AP0160
Julian FONTANA (1810-1869)
Chopin’s Disciples: Vol. V

Premiere Fantaisie Brilliante sur les motifs de Somnambula de Bellini, Op 14 [8:56]
A la Mazurka in G [1:08]
Caprice Op. 1 No. 1 [4:20]
La Havanne 13:33
Douze Rêveries (Etudes-Preludes) en deux suites Op. 8 [20:58]
Elegie Op. 7 [5:58]
Trois Mazurkas Op. 21 [6:28]
Souvenirs de l’Ile de Cuba Deux Fantaisies Op. 12 [11:39]
Ballade Op. 17
Hubert Rutkowski (piano)
rec. March 2007, Studio S1, Warsaw
[80:51]

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