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GÓRECKI, H.: Concerto-Cantata / Little Requiem for a Certain Polka / 3 Dances (Gorecka, Wincenc, Warsaw Philharmonic, Wit)

Composer(s):Gorecki, Henryk Mikolaj
Artist(s)
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber MusicConcertosOrchestral
Catalogue 8.572872
Label Naxos
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These four works, written between 1973 and 1993, fully reflect Górecki’s expressive variety. The Little Requiem for a Certain Polka, for piano and thirteen instruments, combines a wide range of moods. The Concerto-Cantata, which received its world première from the soloist on this recording, alternates a moving vein of melancholy with a charged, violent energy. The radical, energetic Harpsichord Concerto is heard here in the version for piano, performed by the composer’s daughter. The Three Dances are hugely approachable and full of exciting contrast.


   




Review By Benoît Fauchet,Diapason,


8.572872_Diapason_fr.pdf


Review By Giuseppe Rossi,Musica,


8.572872_MUSICA_102012_IT.pdf


Review By Bertrand Dermoncourt,Classica,July 2012

Górecki glaçant et grinçant

NAXOS A EU LA BONNE IDÉE DE RÉUNIR QUATRE OEUVRES D’HENRYK GÓRECKI NOUS PERMETTANT AINSI D’APPROCHER AU PLUS PRÈS L’OEUVRE SENSIBLE ET EXPRESSIVE DU COMPOSITEUR POLONAIS.

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