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SELECTED RECORDINGS OF POLISH MUSIC
Compiled by Wanda Wilk in 1996

PART IV: COMPOSERS (S-Z)


SAPIEYEWSKI , Jerzy (1932-)
( Sa - pye - yev -ski )
CRYSTAL CD 751: Arioso for woodwind quintet

SCHAEFFER , Boguslaw (1929- )
Composer, theorist, teacher and author of many music text-books. One of the leading avant- gardists in Poland. Recipient of numerous prizes and awards.
PRO VIVA ISPV 102: Projekt for tuba

SCHARWENKA, Xaver (1850-1924)
Polish-German pianist, composer, and teacher.
HYPERION CDA66790: Piano concertos

SEROCKI , Kazimierz (1922-1981)
( Seh - rohts '-key, Kah - zhee - myesh )
Important twentieth century Polish composer. Co-founder of the Warsaw Autumn International Contemporary Music Festival.
QUALITON BIS 538: Concerto for trombone
OLYMPIA OCD 316: piece for piano
OLYMPIA OCD 324: piece for percussion

SIKORA , Elzbieta (1943-)
(She- koh '-rah)
PRO VIVA ISPV 102: Il vaggio por tuba

SKROWACZEWSKI , Stanislaw (1923-)
( Skroh - vah - tchev '-skey, Stah -nee'-suave)
World famous master conductor and composer. For years director of the Minnesota Symphony Orchestra; presently leads the Halle Orchestra in Manchester, England and popular guest conductor with leading symphony orchestras of the world.
DESTO 7126; 47126: Concerto for English horn
INNOVA MN 102: Trio for clarinet, bassoon & piano
LOUISVILLE LOU 778: Music at night (1949)

STACHOWSKI , Marek (1936-)
( Stah - hov '-skey)
PON 76: Divertimento for string orchestra; Madrogali dell estate; Quartet for strings; Sapphic odes
PRO VIVA ISPV 129: Pezzo grazioso

STAROMIEYSKI , J. ( 18th c.)
( Stah - roh - myey '-skey)
OLYMPIA OCD 322: Laudate pueri

SZABELSKI , Boleslaw (1896-1979)
(Shah-bel'-skey, Boh- le '-suave)
OLYMPIA OCD 300: Toccata; Etude; Concerto grosso ; Preludes; Flute concerto; Symphony no. 5 and other works

SZELIGOWSKI , Tadeusz (1896-1963)
( Sheh -lee-gov'-skey, Tah - deh '- oosh )
OLYMPIA OCD 316: Sonatina for piano

SZYMANOWSKI, Karol (1892-1937)
( Shih - mah - nov '-skey, Kah - rol )
Poland's greatest composer after Chopin; regarded as the father of Polish contemporary music because of his influence on the younger generation of Polish composers. Composed more than 240 works, including operas, ballets, and instrumental pieces. Introduced elements from Oriental and Polish folk music into art music, credited with creating a new violin style. Superb orchestrator; his compositions create an unusual sound world of a great emotional intensity.
ABC CLASSICS FROM AUSTRALIA426479: Concerto No. 1 for Violin
ADAGIO 65082:Concert Overture in E Major, Op.12; Symphony No.2 in B flat, Op.19; Symphony No. 3 for tenor, chorus and orchestra.
ADDA 581054: Piano music (complete works)
CAPRICCIO CAP 10379: Songs of the Infatuated Muezzin (for the orchestra)
CCS 9110:Piano Collections(Masques Op.34;Metopes Op.29;Four Studies;Fantasy Op.14)
CHANDOS CHA 8747: Sonata in d, Op.9; Nocturne & Tarantella; Three Myths (Violin)
DECCA 436837 -2DH : Concertos for violin & orchestra no. 1 op. 35; no. 2 op. 61
DENON CO-78954: Violin Sonatas
DELOS DEL 1002: Masques; Etudes
DENON DEN 9462: String Quartet no. 1 in C major op. 37; String Quartet no. 2 op. 56
DEUTSCHE GRAMOPHON DG 2531 330: Mythes , Roxanne's aria; Kurpie Song ( Kaja Danczowska , violin, Krystian Zimmerman, piano)
DIVERTIMENTO CD 31009: Notturn and Tarantella for violin
EB - SKO 1004: Notturn & Tarantella
EB - SKO 1006: Romance for violin & piano; Sonata in D for violin
EMI IMPORTS 2CO69 -03597: Violin Concertos 1 & 2
EMI IMPORTS CDM5 65082-2: Symphony no. 2 in b flat op. 19; no. 3 the Song of the Night op. 27; Concert Overture in E op. 12
CDM5 65418-2: Concertos for Violin and Orchestra - No. 1, Op. 35, No. 2, Op. 61
ETCETERA ETC 1090: Four song cycles: Love Songs of Hafiz, Op. 24; 6 Chants de la Princesse des Contes de Fees, Op. 31; Vier Gesange, Op. 41; 7 Songs
FORLANE 16589: Concerto No. 1 for Violin, Op. 35
HONG KONG/MARCO POLO 223290: Concerto overture in E Major, Op. 12; Symphony No.3; Symphonie concertante No. 4
" " " 223291: Concerto No. 1 for Violin, Op. 35, Concerto No.2 for Violin, Op.61
" " " 223293: Stabat Mater
HYPERION HYP 66409: Piano Collections (Masques Op. 34; Metopes Op.29; Four Studies Op. 4; Fantasy Op. 14)
LAUREL 123: String Quartets nos. 1 & 2
LONDON LDR 436 45: L' Isle des Sirenes & Calypso from Metopes, op. 29
" " " 71026: Symphony no. 3 "Song of the Night" & Symphony no. 2 (Detroit Symphony, Antal Dorati cand . )
LYRICHORD LYR 722: String Quartets nos. 1 & 2
MARCO POLO B. 223258: Symphonies 1 & 2
MOSS MUSIC MMG 10013: Violin Concertos nos. 1 & 2
MUSICAL HERITAGE SOCIETY MHS 3136L: Piano Sonatas no. 1& 3
MUZA SXL 0980: Songs
" " " 0981: Symphony no. 2; Roxanne's song
" " " 1317: Ballet "Harnasie"
" " " 1545: Symphony no. 3
" " " 1546: 3 Fragments to Litany to Virgin Mary
" " " 1563: Songs
" " " 1564: Mythes for violin
ONDINE OND 759: Violin Sonata, Romance in D; Nocturne & Tarantella; Myths; Three Paganini Caprices; Lullaby (Violin Collections)
ORFEO S-084831A: Masques for piano
ORION 73111: Sonata no. 2 for piano
" " " 75195: Fountain of Arethusa, op. 30 no. 1
" " " 77277: Notturna & tarantella for violin & piano
" " " 79349: Sonata in D for violin & piano
" " " 80382: Variations in B on a Polish theme for piano
PAVANE ADW 7123: Metopes & Mazurkas for piano
" " " 7204: Symphonie Concertante no. 4;
" " " 7219: Masques for Solo Piano; Sonata for piano No. 1
" " " 7280: Myths (Three Poems) for violin & piano, op. 30 (1915)
" " " 7283: Sonata for Violin in D, Op. 9
POLSKIE NAGRANIA COMPACT DISCS:
PNCD 062: Vol. 1 Orchestral works, Symphony No. 2 in B flat, Op.19; Symphonie Concertante No. 4
" " " 063: Vol. 2 Choral works
" " " 064: Vol. 3 Violin Concertos
" " " 065: Vol. 4 Violin works
" " " 066: Vol. 5 Piano music
" " " 067: Vol. 6 Songs
PRELUDIO PDO 2149: Concerto no. 2 for violin
PRG 1138: Silesian String Qrt. Nos. 1 & 2
PROTONE PR 149: Sonata no. 3 for piano; Mazurkas
RCA 5670-2RC: Four Mazurkas (In memoriam Artur Rubinstein)
" " " 0046: Symphonie concertante No. 4, Op. 60
SCHWANN AMS 3538: Stabat Mater
" " " CD314-001-H1: Songs with orchestra (Songs of a Fairy princess; Love Songs of Hafiz; Songs of Infatuated Muezzin; Three songs, op.5
SOLSTICE SOL 29: Songs of Infatuated Muezzin; Kurpie songs; Zuleika; Labedz (Swan)
SPECTRUM SR 160: Songs of the Infatuated Muezzin; Slopiewnie; Children's rhymes; Four songs
SPECTRUM SR 318: Concerto no. 1 & 2 for violin & orchestra
2SVS 12306 (STRADIVARIUS): Concerto No. 2 for Violin & Orchestra, Op. 61; Stabat Mater
SCHWANN SWN 311064: Harnasie, Op. 55 ; Mandragora, op. 43
" " " 2SWN 314014: King Roger
" " " 311442: Mythes, Op. 30
" " " 311552: String Quartet Nos. 1 & 2, Mythes, Notturno e Tarantella
" " " 312652: Three songs; Op.5; Stabat Mater; Symphony No. 3 " " " 314001: Songs of a Fairy-tale Princess; Love songs of Hafiz; Songs of the Infatuated Muezzin (for the orchestra)
TELARC CD 80362: Stabat mater op. 53
THOROFON MTH 175: Sonata no. 1 & 2 for piano
" " " MTH 181: 9 preludes for piano; Sonata no. 3
" " " 2057: Concerto No. 1 for Violin, Op. 35
" " " 2141: Philharmonia String Quartet Berlin No. 2

SZYMANSKI, Pawel (1953-)
SILVA CLASSICS CD 6001: 5 Pieces for string quartet

TANSMAN, Aleksander (1897-1986)
ETCETERA KTC 2017: String Quartets no. 2-8; Triptyque
ETCETERA KTC 2021: Piano sonatinas no. 1; no. 2, Transatlantique ; no. 3. Piano Sonatas no. 1"Rustica ; no. 2; no. 3; no. 4; no. 5; Suite variee
MARCO POLO 8.223379: Symphony no. 5; Stele in memoriam d Igor Strawinsky; Four Movements
MARCO POLO 8.223757: Concerto for Orchestra, Etudes, Capriccio

TURSKI, Zbigniew (1908-1979)
OLYMPIA 327: Concerto for violin no. 1; Symphony no. 2 Olympian

TWARDOWSKI, Romuald (1930-)
(Tvarhr-dov'-skey)
OLYMPIA OCD 316: Little sonata
OLYMPIA OCD 383: Piano trio
OLYMPIA OCD 394: Improvvisazione e Toccata

WACLAW Z SZAMOTUL (16 c.)
CHANT DU MONDE 278 1063: Six Polish Religious songs

WANSKI, Jan (1762-after 1800)
(Vahn-skey, Yahn)
Composed operas, symphonies, vocal-instrumental pieces in the classical style.
OLYMPIA OCD 315: Symphonies in D & G

WIENIAWSKA, Irena (1879-1932)
Also known as Lady Dean Paul, published as Mr. Poldowski.
POLSKIE NAGRANIA CK 1197 (Casette): Songs for voice and piano to French texts by Paul Verlaine and others (21 songs); recorded in 1991.

WIENIAWSKI, Henryk (1835-1880)
(Vyeh-nyav'-skey)
Great violin virtuoso whose violin works are part of the standard vilin repertoire.

ANGEL ANG 47107: Violin Concerto no. 2
" " " 64251: Concerto for Violin no. 1, op. 14; Concerto for violin no. 2, op. 22
ARABESQUE Z-6597: Violin Concerto no. 2; Paganini variations
CBS M4K-42003: Concerto no. 2 for violin
CHANT DU MONDE LDC 278902: Concerto in G minor for piano & orchestra op. 20
DEUTSCHE GRAMOPHON DG 410526-2GH: Violin Concerto no. 2
DEUTSCHE GRAMOPHON 431 815: Concerto for Violin no. 1, op. 14; Concerto for violin no. 2, op. 22; Legende
DIVERTIMENTO CD-31009: Kujawiak Obertas; Scherzo-tarantelle
EMI IMPORTS CDH7 64251-2: Violin concerto no. 2 in D minor op. 22
FREQUENZ 011=045: Violin Concerto no. 1; Fantaisie brillante on Gounod's Faust; Kujawiak; Obertas for violin & orch.
LONDON 421716-2 LH: Concerto for violin no. 1, op. 14; Violin Concerto no. 2
OLYMPIA OCD 309: Violin Concerto no. 2; Polonaise; Etude Caprices Scherzo; Tarantella; violin collections
MUSICAL HERITAGE SOCIETY MHS 3294X: Polonaise brillante
" " " 3979Y: Scherzo
PAVANE 7213: Violin collections
PLATZ 550: Concerto for violin no. 1, op. 14
QUALITON GEGA 108: Caprice op. 18 no. 1
RCA SILVER SEAL 60927: Concerto for violin no. 2, op 22
" " " 61210: Legende
SONY SK 48 373: Violin Concerto no. 2
UNICORN KANCHANA UKCD 2048: Polonaise in d; Obertass Mazurka; Scherzo Tarantelle, Capriccio Valse, Souvenir de Moscow; Violin collections

WISZNIEWSKI, Zbigniew (1922-)
(Veesh-nyev'-skey, Zbeeg-nyevh)
PRO VIVA ISPV 111: Sonata for cello solo (1976)
" " " 139: Duos
" " " 141: Ballade

WROBEL, Feliks (1894-1954)
(Vroo'-bell, Feh'leeks)
PRO VIVA ISPV 102: Tema cantabile for tuba
" " " 119: Missa in annuntiatione beatae Mariae Virginis
" " " 125: Metabasis
" " " 141: Accenti
" " " 144: Caro mea

ZARZYCKI, Aleksander (1834-1895)
LAB 061/2: Mazurka in G op.26

ZAREBSKI, Juliusz (1854-1885)
OLYMPIA 383: Piano Quintet

ZEBROWSKI, Marcin (18th c.)
(Zheb-rohv'-skey, Mahr-cheen)
Violinist & singer; composer of vocal-instrumental music of high virtuoso quality.
OLYMPIA OCD 317: Magnificat

ZELENSKI, Wladyslaw (1837-1921)
(Zheh-len'-skey, Vlah-dih'-suave)
OLYMPIA OCD 322: Fantasia secunda; tetria; Offertoria; Magnificat; Communiones
OLYMPIA OLY 381: Quartet for piano in C minor op. 61

ZIELENSKI, Mikolaj (c. 1550-1615)
OLYMPIA 321: Choral Collections

ZWIERZCHOWSKI, Mateusz (1720-1768)
(Zvyesh-hov'-skey, Mah-te-oosh)
Organist and composer whose works are an example of the late Polish Baroque style.
OLYMPIA OCD 319: Requiem


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