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AP0536 Roman Statkowski - Works for Piano 3
AP0537 Roman Statkowski - Works for Violin and Piano
AP0538 Koncepcja


 
       
  Koncepcja

André Waignein (1942-2015) – Deux Mouvements
William Grant Still (1895-1978) – Romance for alto saxophone and piano
Erwin Schulhoff (1894-1942) – Hot-Sonate (Jazz-Sonate) for alto saxophone and piano
Marcin Kopczynski (1973) – Sonata na saksofon i fortepian op. 85

Koncepcja
Justyna Jazdzyk, piano
Michal Maslak, saxophone

AP0538 [41.53]

 
 

Roman Statkowski
(1859-1925)
Works for Violin and Piano

Feuilles d’album op. 32
Alla Cracovienne op. 7
Trois Pièces op. 17
Trois Mazurkas op. 8
Dumka
Deux Pièces op.34

Natan Dondalski, violin
Anna Paras, piano

AP0537 [49.16]

 
 

Review


Roman Statkowski (1859-1925)
Piano Works 3

Krakowiak-Rêverie op. 23 no. 2 in G major
Oberek op. 22 no. 4 in E-flat major
Dumka
4 Mazurkas op. 24
Niesmiertelniki op.19
Krakowiak op.23 no. 4 in F minor

Anna Paras, piano

AP0536 [53.21]

 
 
Anton Katski (1817-1899)
Romances and Songs

Romances and Songs
Ave Maria
Mnie tylko zal ciebie (I only feel sorry for you). Dumka
L’inconstant – Cangio d’amor (The inconstant – Love song)
Dream of Love

Magdalena Molendowska, soprano
Donata Zuliani, mezzo-soprano
Anna Mikolon, piano
Anna Sawicka, cello

AP0534 [74.02]

 
 
Juliusz Wertheim
(1880-1928)
Selected Songs

4 Songs op. 8
4 Songs op. 10
7 Songs op. 16
Cien Chopina
Zale
Czarne motyle
Blada róza
Ici-bas

Beata Zawadzka-Klos, soprano
Elzbieta Tyszecka piano


AP0533 [49.10]

 
 
René de Boisdeffre (1838-1906)
Complete Piano Works

Suite pour Piano à quatre mains op. 44
Scherzo-Sérénade pour deux pianos op. 9
Romances sans paroles op. 1
Romances sans paroles op. 2
Deux Pièces op. 7
Douze Pièces op. 38 (selection)
Au bord d’un ruisseau. Sérénade champêtre op. 52
By the Brook op. 52

Anna Mikolon piano
Rafal Lewandowski, piano
Stanislaw Maryjewski, organ


AP0532 [71.43]

 

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  AP0531


Let me stand beneath the cross with You
Niech pod krzyzem z Toba stoje

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736) – Stabat Mater
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) – Ave verum Corpus
Javier Busto Sagrado (1949) – Salve Regina
Juozas Naujalis (1869-1934) – Unus ex discipulis
Juozas Naujalis – Caligaverunt op. 7
Zdenek Lukáš (1928-2007) – Pater Noster op. 263
Urmas Sisask (1960) – Sanctus – Benedictus
Jacobus Gallus (1550-1591) – Duo Seraphim
Beata Dunin-Wasowicz, soprano
Bogumila Tarasiewicz, mezzo-soprano

Chór Zenski Instytutu Muzyki Uniwersytetu Zielonogórskiego
Chór Mieszany Instytutu Muzyki Uniwersytetu Zielonogórskiego
Lucja Nowak, conductor

AP0531 [55'35]

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AP0530

Review

Józef Krogulski (1815-1842)
Sacred Music 1

Hymn W imie Ojca i Syna i Ducha Swietego
Msza C-dur Na stopniach Twego upadamy tronu
Hymn blagalny do Matki Boga op. 16
Msza F-dur Z odglosem wdziecznych pieni
Graduale in G major
Koleda Hej, bracia, czyli spicie
Msza D-dur Na stopniach Twego upadamy tronu

Hanna Zajaczkiewicz, soprano
Donata Zuliani, mezzo-soprano
Marcin Pomykala, tenor
Robert Kaczorowski, baritone
Michal Kaleta, organ

AP0530 [78'04]

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  AP0529
3rd National Academic and Artistic Conference – Polish Chamber Music
III Ogólnopolska Konferencja Naukowo-Artystyczna – Polska Muzyka Kameralna

Recorded: 2021

Stalmierski Janusz (1959) – Przestrzenie liryki
Pawlik Piotr (1968) – Moze stanie sie cud
Cieslak Artur (1968) – Toccata postmodernistyczna
Szymon Wieczorek (2002) – Hospital of the Transfiguration – Hommage à Stanislaw Lem
Szymon Wieczorek – Das Produkt
Michal Gronowicz (1986)– Sonata per flauto contrabasso e pianoforte
Klimek Piotr (1973) – Arytmia nr 1

AP0529 [72'38]

 

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  APo528
Clarinet and New Polish Chamber Music

Tadeusz Karol Mazurek (1957) – Fantasmagoria for clarinet and piano
Artur Cieslak (1968) – Bagatelle for clarinet and accordion
Piotr Klimek (1973) – Entangled Particles for Clarinet, Upright Piano and Tape
Piotr Pawlik (1968) – Concertino for clarinet, piano and electronics
Piotr Pawlik – Un cantaro roto II – A broken pitcher II
Janusz Stalmierski (1959) – Short History for clarinet and harp
Janusz Stalmierski – Blue Hourglass for soprano, flute, clarinet, cello and harp


AP0528 [61.59]

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  AP0527
Andrzej Mozgala
(1975)
Kantata dla Wykletych Kwatera L (Cantata for the Damned Quarters L)

Szturm (Assault)
Bema pamieci zalobny rapsod (A Funeral Rhapsody in Memory of General Bem)
Kantata dla Wykletych Kwatera L (Cantata for the Damned Quarters L)

Chór Akademicki Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego
Przemyska Orkiestra Kameralna
Katarzyna Sobas, conductor


AP0527 [50'14]

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  AP0526 Artur Cieslak (1968)
Niepodlegla (Independent) – oratorio
DDD – TT: 43’17”
©2021 – ?9 XII 2021
Recorded: 2021

Niepodlegla (Independent) – oratorio for soprano, tenor, bass-baritone, reciter, mixed choir and chamber orchestra
Joanna Tylkowska-Drozdz, soprano
Tomasz Krzysica, tenor
Janusz Lewandowski, bass-baritone
Grzegorz Pelutis, reciter
Chór Kameralny Akademii Sztuki w Szczecinie
Barbara Halec, chorus master
Zespól instrumentalny Akademii Sztuki w Szczecinie
Norbert Twórczynski, conductor

AP0526 [43.17]

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  AP0525 Maria Parczewska (1862-1918)
Helena Lopuska (1886-1920)
Selected Piano Works

Maria Parczewska – Trois Morceaux op. 1
Maria Parczewska – Quatre Mazourkas op. 2
Maria Parczewska – Trois Valses de Salon op. 3
Maria Parczewska – Cztery Mazurki op. 4
Maria Parczewska – Trzy Walce op. 5
Maria Parczewska – Compositions op. 6
Helena Lopuska – Chanson sans paroles op. 2
Helena Lopuska – Au crepuscule op. 3
Helena Lopuska – Le Soir op. 4
Helena Lopuska – Matinée printanière op. 5
Helena Lopuska – Question op. 6

Elzbieta Tyszecka, piano

AP0525 [47'52]

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AP0524

Review


Edward Swan Hennessy (1866-1929)
Viola and Piano Works 2

Sonate en style irlandais op. 14
Mazurka et Polonaise op. 17
Quatre Morceaux op. 71
Étude op. 25
Rapsodie gaélique op. 63
À la manière de Frédéric Chopin
Deuxième Sonatine op. 80
Sonatine op. 81

Marin Murawski, viola
Hanna Holeksa, piano

AP0524 [53'58]
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AP0523

Review

Ignacy Friedman (1882-1948)
Complete Songs

Three Songs op. 1
Krakowiak op. 3
Three Songs op. 4
Three Songs op. 5
Two Songs op. 17
Two Songs op. 23
Three Songs op. 25
Three Songs op. 35
Five Songs op. 41
Four Songs op. 55
Four Poems
Three Songs
Folkevisec

Sen Acar, soprano
Szymon Chojnacki, baritone
Jakub Tchorzewski, piano

AP0523 [79'41]

 

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  AP0522 Songs to the poetry of Kazimierz Przerwa-Tetmajer

Wladyslaw Zelenski (1837-1921)– Zawód (Regret)
Wladyslaw Zelenski – Blada róza (My Pale Rose)
Wladyslaw Zelenski – Widze ja (I See Her)
Mieczyslaw Karlowicz (1876-1909) – Rdzawe liscie (Rustic Leaves Of Autumn)
Mieczyslaw Karlowicz – Pamietam ciche, jasne, zlote dnie… op. 1 no. 5 I Remember Quiet, Bright, Golden Days…)
Mieczyslaw Karlowicz – Mów do mnie jeszcze op. 3 no. 1 (Speak To Me Endlessly)
Karol Szymanowski(1882-1937) – Czasem, gdy dlugo na pól sennie marze op. 2 no. 4 (Sometimes When I’m Half-Dreaming)
Karol Szymanowski – Slyszalem ciebie… op. 2 no. 5 (I Thought I Heard Your Voice…)
Karol Szymanowski – Pielgrzym op. 2 no. 6 (The Pilgrim)
Henryk Opienski (1870-1942) – Idzie na pola (The Music of My Soul)
Henryk Opienski – Widze ja (I See Her)
Henryk Opienski – Pamietam ciche, jasne, zlote dnie (I Remember Quiet, Bright, Golden Days)
Jan Skrzydlewski (1867-1943) – A taka swietosc cie otacza… (Such Divinity Surrounds You….)
Jan Skrzydlewski – Kocham cie! (I Love You!)
Jan Skrzydlewski – Ucisz sie ziemio… (Be Silent, Earth … )
Raoul Koczalski (1885-1948) – Zawód op. 68 no. 8 (Regret)
Raoul Koczalski – Mów do mnie jeszcze op. 68 no. 10 (Speak To Me Endlessly…)
Raoul Koczalski – Na mej duszy strunach dlonie ty, o wichrze, zlóz op. 69 no. 8 (You Are On The Wings Of My Soul)
Witold Friemann (1889-1977) – Cudne oczy (Your Wonderful Eyes)
Witold Friemann – Noc majowa (A Night In May)
Witold Friemann – Jeden jest tylko sen op. 51 no. 4 (There Is Only One Dream)
Franciszek Maklakiewicz (1915-1939) – Kocham cie! (I Love You)
Franciszek Maklakiewicz – Zyczenie (Enchanted Wish)
Franciszek Maklakiewicz – Zawód (Regret)

Malgorzata Trojanowska, soprano
Robert Marat, piano
booklet: Malgorzata Trojanowska (Polish, English)

AP0522 [60.10]

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Review


Raul Koczalski (1885-1948)
Chamber Works 4

Sonata in F sharp minor for violin and piano no. 2 op. 89
Sonata in A major for violin and piano no. 3 op. 96
Sonata in E major for violin and piano no. 4 op. 113

Agnieszka Marucha, violin
Jakub Tchorzewski, piano

AP0520 [55.07]

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