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PENDERECKI, K.: Powiało na mnie morze snów… (A sea of dreams did breathe on me…) (Pasichnyk, Marciniec, Bręk, Warsaw Philharmonic, Wit)

    
      

 

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PENDERECKI, K.: Powiało na mnie morze snów… (A sea of dreams did breathe on me…) (Pasichnyk, Marciniec, Bręk, Warsaw Philharmonic, Wit)

Composed for the final concert of the Chopin bicentenary celebrations in Warsaw in 2010, Powiało na mnie morze snów… (A sea of dreams did breathe on me…) is an extended song cycle comparable in scale to the Eighth Symphony [Naxos 8.570450]. The individual songs, settings of both Romantic and contemporary Polish poetry, are grouped into larger movements and chart a progression from an almost impressionistic lightness to monumentality, the expressive tenor of the music ranging widely—nostalgic for loss, but also tense and impassioned.


Penderecki, Krzysztof
Mickiewicz, Adam / Wat, Aleksander / Lesmian, Boleslaw / Norwid, Cyprian Kamil / Przerwa-Tetmajer, Kazimierz / Wierzynski, Kazimierz / Galczynski, Konstanty / Staff, Leopold / Korab-Brzozowski, Stanislaw / Witwicki, Stefan / Miciński, Tadeusz / Herbert, Zbigniew, lyricist(s)

  Powiało na mnie morze snów… (A sea of dreams did breathe on me)
1.   Play with flash player Part I: The enchanted garden: No. 1. Dzieci w makach (Children among poppies) 00:02:28
2.   Play with flash player Part I: The enchanted garden: No. 2. Pod jednym drzewem niezbadanym (Beneath a mysterious tree) 00:02:51
3.   Play with flash player Part I: The enchanted garden: No. 3. Prośba o wyspy szczęśliwe (Request for the happy isles) 00:03:07
4.   Play with flash player Part I: The enchanted garden: No. 4. Jesienne lasy poczerwienione (The autumn woods, their leaves already turning) 00:02:43
5.   Play with flash player Part I: The enchanted garden: No. 5. Próżnia (Drzewo samotne) (Emptiness (A solitary tree)) 00:02:35
6.   Play with flash player Part I: The enchanted garden: No. 6. Anioł Pański (The Angelus) 00:02:53
7.   Play with flash player Part II: What is the night saying: No. 1. Niebo w nocy (Sky at night) 00:02:18
8.   Play with flash player Part II: What is the night saying: No. 2. Cisza (Silence) 00:01:56
9.   Play with flash player Part II: What is the night saying: No. 3. Co mówi noc (What is the night saying) 00:03:14
10.   Play with flash player Part II: What is the night saying: No. 4. Powiało na mnie morze snów (A sea of dreams did breathe on me) 00:01:11
11.   Play with flash player Part II: What is the night saying: No. 5. O nocy cicha, nocy błękitna (O silent night, blue - hued night) 00:02:47
12.   Play with flash player Part III: I visited you in these near - final days…: No. 1. Requiem: Fortepian Szopena I (Requiem: Chopin's piano I) 00:02:05
13.   Play with flash player Part III: I visited you in these near - final days…: No. 2. Widzę kraj jakiś w oddali (I can see some land far away) 00:02:47
14.   Play with flash player Part III: I visited you in these near - final days…: No. 3. Fortepian Szopena II (Chopin's piano II) 00:01:17
15.   Play with flash player Part III: I visited you in these near - final days…: No. 4. Zahuczał wicher (The wind, an autumn wind, howled) 00:01:26
16.   Play with flash player Part III: I visited you in these near - final days…: No. 5. Jeśli Cię zapomnę walcząca Warszawo (If I forget you, fighting Warsaw) 00:03:09
17.   Play with flash player Part III: I visited you in these near - final days…: No. 6. Pan Cogito myśli o powrocie do rodzinnego miasta (Mr Cogito thinks about returning to his home town) 00:03:28
18.   Play with flash player Part III: I visited you in these near - final days…: No. 7. Fortepian Szopena III (Chopin's piano III) 00:01:30
19.   Play with flash player Part III: I visited you in these near - final days…: No. 8. Grób Potockiej (Countess Potocka's grave) 00:01:26
20.   Play with flash player Part III: I visited you in these near - final days…: No. 9. Do sosny polskiej znalezionej w jednym z ogrodów w Chatenay (To a Polish pine…) - No. 10. Fortepian Szopena VI (Chopin's piano VI) 00:04:18
21.   Play with flash player Part III: I visited you in these near - final days…: No. 11. Anioł Pański (The Angelus) 00:06:54

Total Playing Time: 00:56:23






Composer(s):
Penderecki, Krzysztof

Lyricist(s):
Galczynski, Konstanty; Herbert, Zbigniew; Korab-Brzozowski, Stanislaw; Lesmian, Boleslaw; Miciński, Tadeusz; Mickiewicz, Adam; Norwid, Cyprian Kamil; Przerwa-Tetmajer, Kazimierz; Staff, Leopold; Wat, Aleksander; Wierzynski, Kazimierz; Witwicki, Stefan

Conductor(s):
Wit, Antoni

Orchestra(s):
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Choir(s):
Warsaw Philharmonic Choir

Artist(s):
Bręk, Jarosław; Marciniec, Ewa; Pasichnyk, Olga

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Secular

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.573062

Barcode: 747313306275

Release Date: 10/2015

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