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Label: CD Accord

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Chamber Music

Artist: Marcin Danilewski & Grzegorz Biegas

Composer: Krzysztof Penderecki (1933-2020), Witold Lutoslawski (1913-1994), Krzysztof Meyer (1943), Grazyna Pstrokonska-Nawratil (1947)

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  • Krzysztof Penderecki (1933 - 2020): Violin Sonata No. 1:
  • 1Penderecki: Violin Sonata No. 1: I. Allegro03:04
  • 2Penderecki: Violin Sonata No. 1: II. Andante02:53
  • 3Penderecki: Violin Sonata No. 1: III. Allegro vivace02:35
  • Krzysztof Penderecki:
  • 4Penderecki: La follia11:28
  • Witold Lutosławski (1913 - 1994):
  • 5Lutosławski: Subito05:18
  • Krzysztof Meyer (b. 1943):
  • 6Meyer: Capriccio interrotto, Op. 9309:07
  • Krzysztof Meyer: 6 Preludes for Solo Violin:
  • 7Meyer: 6 Preludes for Solo Violin: No. 1, Moderato con moto04:02
  • 8Meyer: 6 Preludes for Solo Violin: No. 2, Precipitato, con sordino01:43
  • 9Meyer: 6 Preludes for Solo Violin: No. 3, Allegretto01:27
  • 10Meyer: 6 Preludes for Solo Violin: No. 4, Larghetto, poco rubato02:20
  • 11Meyer: 6 Preludes for Solo Violin: No. 5, Marcato01:06
  • 12Meyer: 6 Preludes for Solo Violin: No. 6, Vivace05:35
  • Grażyna Pstrokońska-Nawratil (b. 1947):
  • 13Pstrokońska-Nawratil: La vetrata14:07
  • Total Runtime01:04:45

Info for Musica libera

The programme of this album has several threads that allow you to listen to it in many ways. You will find on it a well thought through selection of works written in the second half of the 20th century (except Krzysztof Penderecki?s La Follia) by Polish composers ? doyens of contemporary classical music. Anyone who wants to see their achievements in the field of chamber music, here has a wonderful opportunity to do so. The album shows the specificity of Polish music along with its many colours. These are virtuoso pieces, giving the performers a field to show off, and the listeners the pleasure of admiring their technical skill and musicality.

Marcin Danilewski, violin
Grzegorz Biegas, piano

Marcin Danilewski
Born in 1986, he comes from a family with great musical traditions. At the age of four, he began learning to play the violin. He graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, where he studied with Krzysztof Jakowicz, and the Mozarteum University Salzburg under the guidance of Igor Ozim. He is a laureate of competitions, including the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians in Kurashiki, Japan, Aleksandra Januszajtis National Violin Competition in Gdańsk, a finalist of the International Tadeusz Wroński Solo Violin Competition in Warsaw.

Marcin Danilewski performs as a soloist with such orchestras as NFM Wrocław Philharmonic, Opole Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Tatra Climate Orchestra, West Side Sinfonietta, Salonorchester St. Moritz, and Camerata Pontresina (Switzerland). He is also a valued chamber musician; he performs with the Lutosławski Quartet, Silius Trio, Camerata Galiciana, NFM Ensemble.

As a guest concertmaster, he collaborates with many orchestras and ensembles: Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, Lower Silesian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Neue Lausitzer Philharmonie, I, Culture Orchestra, and Szczecin Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra. Currently, Marcin Danilewski is the concertmaster of NFM Wrocław Philharmonic and Camerata Pontresina.

Since 2018, Marcin Danilewski has been a lecturer at the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław. He is the founder and artistic director of the chamber orchestra West Side Sinfonietta.

He plays a Raffaele and Antonio Gagliano violin made in 1800

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