Polish Music
Reference Center
Newsletter
January 1998
Vol. 4, no. 1


Anniversaries Awards Books Highlights
PMRC Plans for 1998 Some Firsts In 1998


HIGHLIGHTS OF 1997:

(listed alphabetically by topic or name; the name of the month after each category refers to the issue of our Newsletter in which it was discussed)


SOME FIRSTS OF 1997:


SELECTED PREMIERES IN 1997:

World Premieres:

American Premieres:

Polish Premieres:


AWARDS IN 1997:


SOME RARITIES:

Compositions Discovered:

Szymanowski's "Prelude in c minor" (July)
Zarebski's "Three Dances" found in Brussels (November)

Rare Releases on Disc:

Moniuszko and Dobrzynski "String Quartets" (July)
Polish-Jewish composers Koffler and Laks (July)
Polish Operatic Stars in World of Singing (July)
Stars of the Warsaw Opera House (October)
Music for 4 Hands by Moszkowski (October)


BOOKS OF 1997:


ANNIVERSARIES IN 1997:


ANNIVERSARIES IN 1998:

BIRTHDAYS:

Joanna BRUZDOWICZ - 55
Henryk Mikolaj GORECKI - 65
Zygmunt KRAUZE - 60
Witold LUTOSLAWSKI - 85
Krzysztof MEYER - 55
Krzysztof PENDERECKI - 65
Marta PTASZYNSKA - 55
Ludomir ROZYCKI - 110
Stanislaw SKROWACZEWSKI - 75

DEATHS:

Tadeusz SZELIGOWSKI - 35
Ludomir ROZYCKI - 40


PMRC PLANS FOR 1998: