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PENDERECKI, K.: Viola Concerto / Cello Concerto No. 2 (Zhislin, Vassiljeva, Warsaw Philharmonic, Wit)

Composer(s)Penderecki, Krzysztof
Period(s) Contemporary
Genre Classical Music
Category Concertos
Catalogue 8.572211
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
USD 6.99

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Penderecki’s concertos are amongst the most communicative, emotionally charged, and important works of the second half of the twentieth century. The Second Cello Concerto was written for Rostropovich and its exploration of Romantic intensity reflected a change in Penderecki’s musical language. Its rich harmonies and dramatic power ensure unflagging interest. Opening with an expressive soliloquy for the soloist, the brooding and complex Viola Concerto incorporates a broad range of techniques from the composer’s maturity into a taut and compact time-span. Grigori Zhislin has long been associated with this work, whilst Antoni Wit is one of the composer’s greatest champions, whose ‘authoritative insight’ (American Record


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PENDERECKI, K.: Viola Concerto / Cello Concerto No. 2 (Zhislin, Vassiljeva, Warsaw Philharmonic, Wit) 57:32   
  Viola Concerto              
      Lento - 6:18    1.59   Add to cart  
      Vivace - 3:04    0.99   Add to cart  
      Meno mosso - 1:28    0.99   Add to cart  
      Vivo - 0:40    0.99   Add to cart  
      Tempo I (Lento) - 3:17    0.99   Add to cart  
      Vivo - 2:48    0.99   Add to cart  
      Lento (Tempo I) 2:45    0.99   Add to cart  
  Cello Concerto No. 2              
      Andante con moto - 5:48    1.59   Add to cart  
      Vivo - 6:11    1.59   Add to cart  
      Tempo I - 3:56    0.99   Add to cart  
      Allegretto - 3:20    0.99   Add to cart  
      Lento - 8:05    1.59   Add to cart  
      Allegretto - 1:43    0.99   Add to cart  
      Poco meno mosso - 4:50    0.99   Add to cart  
      Tempo I 3:19    0.99   Add to cart  
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