Zygmunt Krauze (b.1938): Hommage à Streminski / Sinfonia Varsovia; Polish Radio SO et al. (rec. 1969-2014)
1 CD / Dux (Poland) / 2015-09-11Conductors: Markowski, Andzej; Krenz, Jan; Tamayo, Arturo;
Ensemble: Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra; Silesian String Quartet; Sinfonia Varsovia
Wladyslaw Strzeminski (1893-1952) was a Polish art theoretician, painter, designer of "functional" prints, pioneer of the Constructivist avant-garde of the 1920s and 1930s, and the...continue...
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov / Martti Talvela, Nicolai Gedda, Leonard Mroz, Aage Haugland, Bozena Kinasz
3 CD / Warner Classics / 2013-03-26Conductors: Semkow, Jerzy
Ensemble: Polish Radio Chorus of Krakow; Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra
MusicWeb International, 13th June 2013
It has many virtues, not least the great Talvela in a role tailor-made for his massive bass. He gives us a...continue...
20th Century Classics: Penderecki: Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima; Symphony no 1; Cello Concerto no 1
2 CD / Warner Classics / 2012-02-07Works: Krzysztof Penderecki: Anaklasis, for string orchestra & percussion; Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima; Fonogrammi, for flute & chamber orchestra; De Natura Sonoris I, for orchestra; Capriccio for...
Performers: Blumental, Felicja; Kontarsky, Alfons; Meyer, Sabine [Clarinet]; Palm, Siegfried; Wilkomirska, Wanda
Conductors: Penderecki, Krzysztof
Ensemble: ; Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra
Krzysztof Penderecki (b1933) first came to international prominence with his Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima of 1960 (track 2 on disc 1 of this...continue...