Halina Czerny-Stefanska

Biography

Born: 1923   Died: July 1, 2001; Kraków, Poland  
This Polish pianist flourished through the Communist era and beyond, standing in good favor enough to tour the West and to perform with such globetrotting conductors as Georg Solti, Zubin Mehta, and Adrian Boult. Her fame in her native land began with a first-prize showing at the Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw in 1949, and she later became a professor at the Krakow Conservatory. Her style fell squarely into the tradition of Read more fiery Romantic playing common in Poland and other eastern European countries. Read less

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Biography

Born: 1923   Died: July 1, 2001; Kraków, Poland  
This Polish pianist flourished through the Communist era and beyond, standing in good favor enough to tour the West and to perform with such globetrotting conductors as Georg Solti, Zubin Mehta, and Adrian Boult. Her fame in her native land began with a first-prize showing at the Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw in 1949, and she later became a professor at the Krakow Conservatory. Her style fell squarely into the tradition of Read more
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17 Songs Op.74 : No.17 "Spiew grobowy : Leca liscie z drzewa" [Hymn from the Tomb : Leaves are falling]
17 Songs Op.74 : No.2 "Dwojaki koniec" [Double Destiny]
17 Songs Op.74 : No.7 "Posel" [The Envoy]
17 Songs Op.74 : No.3 "Smutna rzeka" [The Sad Stream]
17 Songs Op.74 : No.9 "Melodia"
17 Songs Op.74 : No.5 "Gdzie lubi" [There where she loves]
17 Songs Op.74 : No.1 "Zyczenie" [The Wish]
17 Songs Op.74 : No.2 "Wiosna" [Spring]
Dumka [Reverie]
17 Songs Op.74 : No.12 "Moja pieszczotka" [My Darling]
17 Songs Op.74 : No.16 "Piosenka litewska" [Lithuanian Song]
17 Songs Op.74 : No.8 "Sliczny chlopiec" [Handsome Lad]
17 Songs Op.74 : No.14 "Pierscien" [The Ring]
17 Songs Op.74 : No.13 "Nie ma czego trzeba" [I Want What I Have Not]


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