Meyer: New Chamber Music

Release Date: 1/5/2018
Label: DUX
Catalog Number: DUX1414
Composer: Krzysztof Meyer
Orchestra/Ensemble: Notabu, Wieniawski String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1

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$19.99
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 musicians in Poland.
Works on This Recording
1. Quartet for Piano and Strings, Op. 112 by Krzysztof Meyer
Performer: Jakob Spahn (Cello), Oliver Triendl (Piano), Anna Kreetta Gribajcevic (Viola), Radoslaw Szulc (Violin)
Period: Contemporary
2. Quartet for Strings No. 14, Op. 122 by Krzysztof Meyer
Orchestra/Ensemble: Wieniawski String Quartet
Period: Contemporary
Written: 2014 ; Poland
3. Quintet for 4 Saxophones and Piano, Op. 107 by Krzysztof Meyer
Orchestra/Ensemble: Notabu
Period: Contemporary
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