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MONIUSZKO, S.: Overtures (Warsaw Philharmonic, Wit)

    
      

 




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Polish Ambition
– Antoni Wit Talks to Jeremy Siepmann

MONIUSZKO, S.: Overtures (Warsaw Philharmonic, Wit)

Stanisław Moniuszko was Poland’s leading opera composer in the 19th century, his work said to ‘bridge the gap between Chopin and Szymanowski’. His skill as a born melodist is apparent in the ‘beautiful and inspired’ overture to Paria, while the dramatic Halka was the work which brought him national acclaim. An affinity with Liszt’s tone poems can be heard in the substantial overture Bajka, while the scene for The Haunted Manor is set with an atmospheric Intrada.


Moniuszko, Stanisław

  Bajka (The Fairy Tale): Overture
1.   Play with flash player Bajka (The Fairy Tale): Overture 00:13:26
  Paria: Overture
2.   Play with flash player Paria: Overture 00:09:46
  Halka: Overture
3.   Play with flash player Halka: Overture 00:08:36
  Verbum nobile: Overture
4.   Play with flash player Verbum nobile: Overture 00:05:16
  Flis (The Raftsman): Overture
5.   Play with flash player Flis (The Raftsman): Overture 00:10:02
  Hrabina (The Countess): Overture
6.   Play with flash player Hrabina (The Countess): Overture 00:09:00
  Straszny dwor (The Haunted Manor): Intrada
7.   Play with flash player Straszny dwor (The Haunted Manor): Intrada 00:04:10
  Jawnuta: Overture
8.   Play with flash player Jawnuta: Overture 00:04:11
  Nowy Don Kiszot, czyli Sto szalenstw (The New Don Quixote, or 100 Follies): Overture
9.   Play with flash player Nowy Don Kiszot, czyli Sto szalenstw (The New Don Quixote, or 100 Follies): Overture 00:07:34
  Kochanka hetmanska: Overture
10.   Play with flash player Kochanka hetmanska: Overture 00:07:25

Total Playing Time: 01:19:26






Composer(s):
Moniuszko, Stanisław

Conductor(s):
Wit, Antoni

Orchestra(s):
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.572716

Barcode: 747313271672

Release Date: 01/2014

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