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SZYMANOWSKI, K.: Symphonies Nos. 3 and 4 (Minkiewicz, Broja, Warsaw Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Wit) (Blu-Ray Audio)

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SZYMANOWSKI, K.: Symphonies Nos. 3 and 4 (Minkiewicz, Broja, Warsaw Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Wit) (Blu-Ray Audio)

Szymanowski’s Symphony No. 3 ‘Song of the Night’ creates a potent atmosphere of Persian mysticism in its rich blend of voices and exotic orchestration. His Symphony No. 4 is largely extrovert in character and has a prominent rôle for piano. Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 can be found on NBD0021. The CD release of Symphony No. 3 was Gramophone Editor’s Choice and given 5 STARS by ClassicFM (8.570721), and Symphony No. 4 an ‘unbeatable’ 10/10 from (8.570722); the complete cycle acclaimed as ‘revelatory’ (

Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

Note: This Blu-ray Audio Disc is only playable on Blu-ray Disc players and not compatible with standard CD or DVD players.

Szymanowski, Karol
Rumi, Jalal al-Din, lyricist(s)

  Symphony No. 3, Op. 27, "Piesn o nocy" (The Song of the Night)
1.   I. Moderato assai 00:08:48
2.   II. Allegretto tranquillo 00:07:34
3.   III. Largo 00:09:47

Szymanowski, Karol

  Symphony No. 4, Op. 60, "Symphonie Concertante"
4.   I. Moderato - Tempo comodo 00:11:26
5.   II. Andante molto sostenuto 00:09:37
6.   III. Allegro non troppo, ma agitato ed ansioso 00:07:00

Szymanowski, Karol

Rumi, Jalal al-Din

Wit, Antoni

Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Warsaw Philharmonic Choir

Broja, Jan Krzysztof; Minkiewicz, Ryszard

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: NBD0022

Barcode: 730099002264

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Listening samples in stereo only.

Physical Release: 09/2011

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