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PWM przenosi się na Wiejską

2023-07-27

PWM Edition is entering the execution phase of the revitalisation of its Warsaw department. With the commencement of the renovation and the implementation of the assumptions of the architectural design, the Hire Department and the editorial office of “Ruch Muzyczny” are moving to a temporary headquarters at 19 Wiejska Street, Warsaw.

 

 

The building at 8 Fredy Street, where the Hire Department of PWM Edition and “Ruch Muzyczny” are located, has a rich and colourful history. The building of the former Bank Dyskontowy from 1897, designed by Kazimierz Loewe, has been listed in the register of monuments since 1965. The publishing house has taken steps to invite artists and music lovers to its headquarters – thanks to the implemented plans related to the modernisation and increasing the functionality of the building, the PWM Edition’s headquarters will become an important place on the cultural map of Warsaw.


For the time of the renovation, which is planned until the end of 2024, both the PWM Edition’s Hire Department and the editorial office of “Ruch Muzyczny” will operate in a temporary headquarters at 19 Wiejska Street in Warsaw. The Karski tenement house located at this address also boasts a significant history: it was inhabited by Jerzy Żurawlew – a composer, pianist and initiator of the International Chopin Piano Competition; and Professor Stanisław Szober, an outstanding linguist. For some time, the building was also the seat of the State Secondary Music School No. 3. PWM Edition overwrites its history, moving to it together with rich archival collections and performance materials for over 3,500 catalogued orchestral works.

 

Moving: what you need to know


Due to the activities related to the relocation of the Department, there may be difficulties in fulfilling orders for orchestral materials until August 30th. The return of materials will be possible after August 20th – parcels that reach the Hire Department before this date will be sent back to the sender. It is worth noting that the later return of materials will not be associated with a fee for a longer rental.


Returns should be sent to the following address: Hire Department of PWM Edition, 19 Wiejska Street, 00-480 Warsaw, Poland.


All materials, books and CD publications for review should be sent to the new, temporary address of the editorial office: “Ruch Muzyczny”, 19 Wiejska Street, 00-480 Warsaw, Poland.

 


New is coming: the renovation of 8 Fredry Street – it’s time to start

 

#Fredry8 will be a modern and open cultural space on the map of Poland. In the modernised headquarters of PWM Edition at 8 Fredry Street, there will be a small concert hall, a jazz club, a music bookstore, a media library, a recording studio and workshop rooms. The rich resources managed by the Hire Department will be properly safeguarded. The editorial office of “Ruch Muzyczny,” the oldest music magazine in Poland, published by PWM Edition, will also reside at 8 Fredry Street.


The general contractor of the architectural design is EBS-BUD company. Completion of the investment is planned for the end of 2024. The main initiator and organiser of the project is PWM Edition. The investment will be financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage from the state budget.


If you have any questions, write or call us:
Sheet Music Department
“Ruch Muzyczny”

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