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Meyer: New Chamber Music

Release Date: 01/05/2018 
Label:  Dux Records   Catalog #: 1414  
Composer:  Krzysztof Meyer
Performer:  Anna Kreetta GribajcevicOliver TriendlRadoslaw SzulcJakob Spahn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wieniawski String QuartetNotabu
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A recording of the series devoted to Krzysztof Meyer 's works includes his latest chamber music. Born in 1943, the composer has worked out the original style of 56 years of creative work, combining modern means of expression and intellectualism with a traditionally understood narrative of music influencing the emotions of the listeners. Three sound performances on this album are excellent examples of this. The virtuoso piano quartet abounds in contrasts and changes, the atmospheric String Quartet falls on its background in a much quieter, expressive climax brings the Quintet to four saxophones and piano , unexpectedly reminiscent of the last Bach to chant. These works are, of course, performed by some of the finest ensembles and chamber Read more musicians in Poland. Read less

Works on This Recording

Quartet for Piano and Strings, Op. 112 by Krzysztof Meyer
Performer:  Anna Kreetta Gribajcevic (Viola), Oliver Triendl (Piano), Radoslaw Szulc (Violin),
Jakob Spahn (Cello)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Poland 
Quartet for Strings No. 14, Op. 122 by Krzysztof Meyer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wieniawski String Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2014; Poland 
Quintet for 4 Saxophones and Piano, Op. 107 by Krzysztof Meyer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Notabu
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Poland 

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