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Szymanowski: Symphony No. 2; Lutoslawski: Livre & Musique Funebre

Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Release Date: 01/29/2016 
Label:  Accentus   Catalog #: 30349   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Karol SzymanowskiWitold Lutoslawski
Conductor:  Alexander Liebreich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews



Polish composers Karol Szymanowski and Witold Lutoslawski are heralded as twentieth century masters, who compose with “exquisite compositional refinement of the highest order, born of an awareness of the European tradition” (Alexander Liebreich). Acting as a musical emissary for Poland, the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, led by Alexander Liebreich, has a longstanding tradition for being the country’s leading performance ensemble, as well as one of Europe’s most excellent broadcasting orchestras. This album, the second with Liebreich as principal conductor, was recorded at the NOSPR Concert Hall in Katowice, Poland. The hall opened in 2014 and is distinguished
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 19 by Karol Szymanowski
Conductor:  Alexander Liebreich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
2.
Livre pour Orchestre by Witold Lutoslawski
Conductor:  Alexander Liebreich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; Poland 
3.
Musique funèbre by Witold Lutoslawski
Conductor:  Alexander Liebreich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

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