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Chopin: Transcriptions for Cello & Piano / Strahl, Olejniczak


Release Date: 10/06/2017 
Label:  Dux Records   Catalog #: 1381  
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tomasz StrahlJanusz Olejniczak
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin was a genius who created mainly piano music. All of his creative output is characterized by beautiful lyricism. This new release features Chopin’s piano works transcribed for cello and piano. This project is funded by The Cultural Education Foundation, founded by Roza Paderewska in 2010. The aim of the foundation is cultural animation carried out by varied educational and artistic activities. They also strive to promote Polish culture. This release of transcriptions, performed by outstanding artists Tomasz Strahl and Janusz Olejniczak is the next project which fits into the programme of the Foundation. Tomasz Strahl graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, cello class of Professor Read more Kazimierz Michalik and completed a postgraduate course at Hochschule fur Musik and darstellende Kunst in Vienna under Professor Tobias Kuhne. Janusz Olejniczak is one of the most outstanding contemporary Chopin interpreters. Born in Wroclaw, he was the youngest prize-winner of the 8th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition and also won a prize in the Alfredo Casella International Competition in Naples. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 2 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tomasz Strahl (Cello), Janusz Olejniczak (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
2.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tomasz Strahl (Cello), Janusz Olejniczak (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
3.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 6 in B minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tomasz Strahl (Cello), Janusz Olejniczak (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
4.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 115/Op. 33: no 2 in D major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tomasz Strahl (Cello), Janusz Olejniczak (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; Paris, France 
5.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 67: no 4 in A minor, B 163 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tomasz Strahl (Cello), Janusz Olejniczak (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
6.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 2 in A minor, B 64 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tomasz Strahl (Cello), Janusz Olejniczak (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
7.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 7 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tomasz Strahl (Cello), Janusz Olejniczak (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Paris, France 
8.
Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tomasz Strahl (Cello), Janusz Olejniczak (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
9.
Polish Songs (17), Op. 74: no 2, Spring, B 116 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tomasz Strahl (Cello), Janusz Olejniczak (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1847 
10.
Polish Songs (17), Op. 74: no 3, The sad stream, B 63 no 1 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tomasz Strahl (Cello), Janusz Olejniczak (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1847 
11.
Polish Songs (17), Op. 74: no 6, Out of my sight!, B 48 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tomasz Strahl (Cello), Janusz Olejniczak (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1847 
12.
Polish Songs (17), Op. 74: no 16, Lithuanian song, B 63 no 3 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tomasz Strahl (Cello), Janusz Olejniczak (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1847 

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