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SZYMANOWSKI, K.: Stabat Mater / Veni Creator / Litany to the Virgin Mary / Demeter / Penthesilea (Wit)


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SZYMANOWSKI, K.: Stabat Mater / Veni Creator / Litany to the Virgin Mary / Demeter / Penthesilea (Wit)

Karol Szymanowski’s Stabat Mater, set to a Polish translation of the medieval poem, makes extensive use of traditional Polish musical ideas. His setting of the Veni Creator was composed for the opening of the Warsaw Academy of Music, of which he was the first rector. The Litany for the Virgin Mary is a more meditative work, yet rises at times to a level of rhapsodic intensity. All the choral works on this recording are as firmly embedded in Christian musical tradition as they are recognisably of their period.

Szymanowski, Karol

  Stabat Mater, Op. 53
1.   Stala matka bolejaca (Stabat mater dolorosa) 00:07:05
2.   I ktoz widzac tak cierpiaca (Quis est homo qui non fleret) 00:02:48
3.   O Matka, zrodlo wszechmilosci (Eia Mater, fons amoris) 00:04:11
4.   Spraw, niech placze z Toba razem (Fac me tecum pie flere) 00:03:17
5.   Panno slodka, racz mozolem (Virgo virginum praeciara) 00:03:00
6.   Chrystus niech mi bedzie grodem (Christe, cum sit hinc exire) 00:04:36

Szymanowski, Karol
Wyspianski, Stanislaw, lyricist(s)

  Veni Creator, Op. 57
7.   Veni Creator, Op. 57 00:10:22

Szymanowski, Karol
Liebert, Jerzy, lyricist(s)

  Litania do Marii Panny (Litany to the Virgin Mary), Op. 59
8.   Dwunastodzwieczna cytaro 00:04:10
9.   Jak krzak skarlaly 00:05:01

Szymanowski, Karol
Szymanowska, Zofia, lyricist(s)

  Demeter, Op. 37b
10.   Demeter, Op. 37b 00:07:58

Szymanowski, Karol
Wyspianski, Stanislaw, lyricist(s)

  Penthesilea, Op. 18
11.   Penthesilea, Op. 18 00:06:56

Total Playing Time: 00:59:24

Szymanowski, Karol

Liebert, Jerzy; Szymanowska, Zofia; Wyspianski, Stanislaw

Wit, Antoni

Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Warsaw Philharmonic Choir

Brek, Jaroslaw; Hossa, Iwona; Marciniec, Ewa

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Sacred; Choral - Secular; Vocal

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.570724

Barcode: 0747313072477

Physical Release: 09/2008

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