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EMI 20th Century Classics - Szymanowski


Release Date: 07/22/2008 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 06870   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Konstanty Andrzej KulkaPeter PalecznyWieslaw OchmanJadwiga Gadulanka,   ... 
Conductor:  Jerzy MaksymiukJerzy SemkowAntoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra KatowiceCracow Polish Radio/TV Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 22 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Violin no 1, Op. 35 by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Konstanty Andrzej Kulka (Violin)
Conductor:  Jerzy Maksymiuk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Poland 
Length: 25 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2. Concerto for Violin no 2, Op. 61 by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Konstanty Andrzej Kulka (Violin)
Conductor:  Jerzy Maksymiuk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; Poland 
Length: 22 Minutes 35 Secs. 
3. Symphony no 4, Op. 60 "Symphonie concertante" by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Peter Paleczny (Piano)
Conductor:  Jerzy Semkow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Poland 
Length: 23 Minutes 37 Secs. 
4. Symphony no 3, Op. 27 "Song of the Night" by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Wieslaw Ochman (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jerzy Semkow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice,  Cracow Polish Radio/TV Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; Poland 
Length: 24 Minutes 58 Secs. 
5. Litany to the Virgin Mary, Op. 59 by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Jadwiga Gadulanka (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice,  Cracow Polish Radio/TV Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930-1933; Poland 
Length: 9 Minutes 35 Secs. 
6. Demeter, Op. 37b by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Jadwiga Rappé (Alto), Jadwiga Rappé (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice,  Cracow Polish Radio/TV Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917/1924; Poland 
Length: 8 Minutes 4 Secs. 
7. Stabat mater, Op. 53 by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Jadwiga Rappé (Mezzo Soprano), Jadwiga Gadulanka (Soprano), Jadwiga Rappé (Alto),
Andrzej Hiolski (Baritone)
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice,  Cracow Polish Radio/TV Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925-1926; Poland 
Length: 25 Minutes 15 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Violin Concerto No. 1 Op. 35 (cadenza by Pawel Kochanski) (1995 Digital Remaster): Vivace assai - Tempo comodo: andantino - Subito vivace assai -
Violin Concerto No. 1 Op. 35 (cadenza by Pawel Kochanski) (1995 Digital Remaster): Vivace scherzando (Fig. 52) - Tempo comodo: allegretto - Vivace -
Violin Concerto No. 1 Op. 35 (cadenza by Pawel Kochanski) (1995 Digital Remaster): Cadenza (Vivace) - Allegro moderato - Lento assai
Violin Concerto No. 2 Op. 61 (cadenza by and solo vln pt written in collab. with Pawel Kochanski) (1995 Digital Remaster): Moderato - Andante sostenuto - Tempo I - Cadenza -
Violin Concerto No. 2 Op. 61 (cadenza by and solo vln pt written in collab. with Pawel Kochanski) (1995 Digital Remaster): Allegramente, molto energico (Fig. 26) -
Violin Concerto No. 2 Op. 61 (cadenza by and solo vln pt written in collab. with Pawel Kochanski) (1995 Digital Remaster): Andantino molto tranquillo (Fig. 40) -Tempo I (Allegramente, animato)
Sinfonia Concertante, Op.60 (Symphony No.4) (1994 Digital Remaster): Moderato - tempo comodo
Sinfonia Concertante, Op.60 (Symphony No.4) (1994 Digital Remaster): Andante molto sostenuto
Sinfonia Concertante, Op.60 (Symphony No.4) (1994 Digital Remaster): Allegro non troppo, ma agitato d ansioso
Symphony No. 3 'Song of the Night' Op. 27 (1994 Digital Remaster): I. Moderato assai (O, nie spij, druhu, nocy tej!) -
Symphony No. 3 'Song of the Night' Op. 27 (1994 Digital Remaster): II. Vivace, scherzando
Symphony No. 3 'Song of the Night' Op. 27 (1994 Digital Remaster): III. Largo (Jak cicho. Inni spia...)
Litany to the Virgin Mary, Op.59
Demeter, Op.37b
Stabat Mater Op. 53: I. Stala Matka bolejaca (Stabat Mater dolorosa)
Stabat Mater Op. 53: II. I któz widzac tak cierpiaca (Quis est homo qui non fleret)
Stabat Mater Op. 53: III. O Matko, zródlo wszechmilosci (Eia Mater, fons amoris)
Stabat Mater Op. 53: IV. Spraw, niech placze z Toba razem (Fac me tecum pie flere)
Stabat Mater Op. 53: V. Panno slodka racz mozolem (Virgo virginum praeclare)
Stabat Mater Op. 53: VI. Chrystus niech mi bedzie grodem (Christe, cum sit hinc exire)

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