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Hakenberger: 55 Motets from the Pelplin Tableture / Lukaszewski, Musica Fiorita, Kameralny Polish Choir


Release Date: 10/12/2018 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8573743  
Composer:  Andreas Hakenberger
Conductor:  Jan Lukaszewski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musica FioritaPolish Chamber Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Andreas Hakenberger spent his entire professional career within the territory of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland, remaining for 20 years as chapel-master at the Lutheran Church of St. mary’s in Gdansk. Here he wrote his most outstanding works, a sequence of important motets written in cori spezzati, or polychoral technique. The rich tonal coloring obtained through the combinations of vocal parts is enhanced by the variety of the accompanying instrumentation. With astute use of imitation and rhetorical pauses, Hakenberger’s music emerges as richly colorful, graceful and vibrant. There have been very few recordings of the music of Andreas Hakenberger. This release offers by far the most of his music yet to be issued, and contains all of Read more the 55 motets preserved in the Pelplin Tablature. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Pelplin Tablature: Excerpts by Andreas Hakenberger
Conductor:  Jan Lukaszewski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musica Fiorita,  Polish Chamber Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 

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