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Songs / Arias / Overtures

seria: HERITAGE (3 CD)

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  • Cat. no. 70026010

  • Kod producenta: ANA 006


Andrzej Hiolski – baritone
Antonina Kawecka – soprano
Bernard Ładysz – bass
Maria Kunińska-Opacka – soprano
Bogdan Paprocki – tenor
Halina Słonicka – soprano
and others

Warsaw Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra
Poznań Opera Orchestra and Choir
Warsaw Opera Orchestra
The Great Symphony Orchestra of Polish Radio in Katowice

Walerian Bierdiajew, Grzegorz Fitelberg, Zdzisław Górzyński, Jan Krenz,
Jerzy Semkow – conductors

“The Best of…” compilations are a product of long-established music markets. They caught on when the catalogues of popular composers’ and performers’ albums became too large to follow even for the most fervent fans looking for their favourite numbers. Though such an approach to the legacy of one of the greatest composers in Polish music history may seem blasphemous, we suggest that this 3CD release should be treated rather as a kind of guiding map, which makes possible a bold plunge into the world of Moniuszko’s music and its numerous interpretations. Our carefully selected programme includes songs for voice and piano (sung here by Maria Kunińska-Opacka and Andrzej Hiolski), arias from the operas The Raftsman, The Haunted Manor, and Halka, as well as operatic overtures. The album seems successfully to sum up the Moniuszko Year as well as proving that twelve months is much too little to get thoroughly acquainted with, and ensure proper recognition for his music.

  • Series: ANAKLASIS
  • No. of edition: 1
  • Published: 2019
  • Type: CD

24,00 EUR
Suggested retail price.

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