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Szymanowski: Concertos, Orchestral & Choral Works

Iwona Sobotka, Timothy Robinson, Katarina Karnéus, Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Elzbieta Szmytka, Jadwiga Rappé, Philip Langridge & Thomas Hampson, Florence Quivar, Jon Garrison & John Connell

City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, with City of Birmingham...

Both these differing works [Song of the Night and Stabat Mater] are sensitively performed, giving the listener an excellent insight into the contrasting aspects of this composer's work. Rattle's... More…

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Contents

Szymanowski: Songs of a Fairytale Princess, Op. 31

Work length9:49
$3.90
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  • Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano), Timothy Robinson (vocals), Iwona Sobotka (soprano)
  • Simon Halsey, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City of Birmingham Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 2006-03-20
  • Recording Venue: 23-25 October 2002, 30 June 2004, 20 March 2006, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

I. Samotny ksiezyc - The lonely moon

Track length4:44
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II. The nightingale

Track length2:54
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III. Taniec - Dance

Track length2:11
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Szymanowski: Harnasie, Op. 55

Work length16:00
$6.50
$8.50
  • Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano), Timothy Robinson (vocals), Iwona Sobotka (soprano)
  • Simon Halsey, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City of Birmingham Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 2006-03-20
  • Recording Venue: 23-25 October 2002, 30 June 2004, 20 March 2006, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Na hali - Tableau I: In the mountain pasture: I. Redyk: Driving the sheep

Track length4:23
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Na hali - Tableau I: In the mountain pasture: II. Scena mimiczna (zaloty) - Mimed scene (courtship)

Track length2:06
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Na hali - Tableau I: In the mountain pasture: III. Marsz zbójnicki - The tatra robbers' march

Track length1:39
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Na hali - Tableau I: In the mountain pasture: IV. Scena mimiczna (Harnas i Dziewczyna) - Mimed scene (The Harnas and the girl)

Track length3:32
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Na hali - Tableau I: In the mountain pasture: V. Taniec zbójnicki. Final - The tatra robbers' dance. Finale

Track length4:20
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Szymanowski: Harnasie, Op. 55

Work length17:45
$7.80
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  • Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano), Timothy Robinson (vocals), Iwona Sobotka (soprano)
  • Simon Halsey, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City of Birmingham Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 2006-03-20
  • Recording Venue: 23-25 October 2002, 30 June 2004, 20 March 2006, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

W karczmie - Tableau II: In the inn: VIa. Wesele - The wedding

Track length2:25
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W karczmie - Tableau II: In the inn: VIb. Cepiny - Entry of the bride

Track length1:57
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W karczmie - Tableau II: In the inn: VIc. Piesn siuhajów - Drinking song

Track length1:08
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W karczmie - Tableau II: In the inn: VII. Taniec góralski - The tatra highlanders' dance

Track length3:49
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W karczmie - Tableau II: In the inn: VIII. Napad harnasiów. Taniec - Raid of the Harnasie. Dance

Track length5:31
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W karczmie - Tableau II: In the inn: IX. Epilog - Epilogue

Track length2:55
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Szymanowski: Hafiz' Love-Songs, Op. 26

Work length21:31
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  • Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano), Timothy Robinson (vocals), Iwona Sobotka (soprano)
  • Simon Halsey, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City of Birmingham Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 2006-03-20
  • Recording Venue: 23-25 October 2002, 30 June 2004, 20 March 2006, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Zyczenia - Desires

Track length1:51
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Zakochany wiatr - The infatuated East wind

Track length1:55
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Taniec - Dance

Track length1:48
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Serca mego perly - Pearls of my soul

Track length1:50
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Wieczna mlodosc - Eternal youth

Track length3:00
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Glos twój - Your voice

Track length2:46
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Piesn pijacka - Drinking song

Track length2:34
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Grób Hafiza - Hafiz' Grave

Track length5:47
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Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 35

Work length25:30
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  • Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Stephen Frost (digital editor)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1995-04-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 April 1995: Symphony Hall, Birmingham; Abbey Rd Studio No 1, NW8

Vivace assai - Tempo comodo: andantino - Subito vivace assai -

Track length11:43
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Vivace scherzando (Fig. 52) - Tempo comodo: allegretto - Vivace -

Track length8:36
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Cadenza (Vivace) - Allegro moderato - Lento assai

Track length5:11
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Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 61

Work length21:06
Album only
Album only
  • Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Stephen Frost (digital editor)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1995-04-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 April 1995, Symphony Hall, Birmingham; Abbey Rd Studio No 1, NW8

Moderato - Andante sostenuto - Tempo I - Cadenza -

Track length11:28
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Allegramente, molto energico (Fig. 26) -

Track length3:51
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Andantino molto tranquillo (Fig. 40) -Tempo I (Allegramente, animato)

Track length5:47
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Szymanowski: Symphony No. 4, Op. 60 (Sinfonia Concertante)

Work length24:36
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  • Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1996-10-12
  • Recording Venue: 11 & 12 October 1996, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Moderato, Tempo comodo

Track length9:50
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Andante molto sostenuto

Track length8:15
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Allegro non troppo, ma agitato ad ansioso

Track length6:31
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Szymanowski: Król Roger

Work length1:27:12
$33.80
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  • Philip Langridge (tenor), Robert Gierlach (bass), Lisa Milne (soprano), Ryszard Minkiewicz (tenor), Thomas Hampson (bass-baritone), Jadwige Rappe (vocals), Andrew Burden (tenor), Adrian Partington (director), Elzbieta Szmytka (soprano), Jadwiga Rappé (alto), Jadwiga Rappé (contralto)
  • Simon Halsey, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1998-07-25
  • Recording Venue: 21-25 July 1998, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Hagios! Hagios! (Chorus / Youth Chorus / Archbishop)

Track length2:41
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Boze poblogoslaw (Chorus / Youth Chorus / Solo Tenor / Archbishop / Deaconess)

Track length2:28
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Czys slyszal? (King Roger / Edrisi / Archbishop / Chorus / Deaconess / Roxana / Youth Chorus)

Track length4:23
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Oto bluznierca! (Chorus / King Roger / Shepherd / Deaconess / Archbishop / Roxana)

Track length1:20
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Mój Bóg jest piekny (Shepherd / Chorus)

Track length4:18
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Wjego usmiechu! (Roxana / King Roger / Shepherd / Deaconess / Archbishop / Edrisi)

Track length3:55
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Niech odejdzie Pasterz (King Roger / Chorus / Roxana / Shepherd / Solo Tenor)

Track length5:37
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Start

Track length1:56
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Niepokój bladych gwiazd (King Roger / Chorus / Edrisi)

Track length5:22
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A / Roxana! jej spiew! (King Roger / Roxana / Edrisi / Chorus)

Track length4:18
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Ktos mglisty przeszedl (King Roger / Edrisi / Chorus / Shepherd)

Track length1:14
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Vivace. Allegramente. - O przychodze sam (Shepherd / King Roger)

Track length5:04
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A A uspij swoj lek (Roxana / Shepherd / King Roger / Edrisi)

Track length3:05
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Tajemmych glebin (Shepherd)

Track length2:37
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Shepherd's Dance

Track length1:43
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Roxana's entrance - W Radosnym (Chorus / Roxana / Shepherd / King Roger)

Track length2:09
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Kto smie mój czar (Shepherd / Roxana / Chorus)

Track length2:15
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Sluchajcie (Shepherd / Roxana / Chorus / King Roger / Edrisi)

Track length5:34
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Appendix: Roxana's Aria [with concert ending] - A / Roxana! jej spiew! (King Roger / Roxana / Edrisi / Chorus)

Track length4:49
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Start (introduction)

Track length1:57
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Wokól martwota (King Roger / Edrisi)

Track length4:36
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Rogerze! Rogerze! (Roxana / Edrisi / King Roger / Chorus / Solo Soprano / Solo Soprano)

Track length1:34
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Nasad, nasad (Chorus / King Roger / Shepherd / Edrisi / Roxana)

Track length5:46
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Syc ofiarny wartky plomien! (Roxana / King Roger / Shepherd / Chorus / Edrisi)

Track length4:19
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Edrisi, juz swit! (King Roger)

Track length1:36
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Slonce! Slonce! (King Roger)

Track length2:36
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Szymanowski: Stabat Mater, Op. 53

Work length23:17
$7.80
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  • Florence Quivar (mezzo-soprano), John Connell (bass), Elzbieta Szmytka (soprano)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Halsey, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1993-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 3 & 4 April 1993, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

I. Stala Matka bolejaca (Stabat Mater dolorosa)

Track length6:11
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II. I któz widzac tak cierpiaca (Quis est homo qui non fleret)

Track length2:25
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III. O Matko, zródlo wszechmilosci (Eia Mater, fons amoris)

Track length3:51
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IV. Spraw, niech placze z Toba razem (Fac me tecum pie flere)

Track length3:01
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V. Panno slodka racz mozolem (Virgo virginum praeclare)

Track length2:53
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VI. Chrystus niech mi bedzie grodem (Christe, cum sit hinc exire)

Track length4:56
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Szymanowski: Litania do Marii Panny (Litany to the Virgin Mary), Op. 59

Work length8:02
$2.60
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  • Elzbieta Szmytka (soprano)
  • Simon Halsey, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1993-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 3 & 4 April 1993, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

I. Dwunastodzwieczna cytaro

Track length3:26
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II. Jak krzak skarlaly

Track length4:36
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Szymanowski: Symphony No. 3 'The Song of the Night', Op. 27

Work length24:41
$3.90
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  • Jon Garrison (vocals), Peter Thomas (violin)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1993-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 1 & 2 October 1993, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

I. Moderato assai (O, nie spij, druhu, nocy tej!) -

Track length7:41
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II. Vivace, scherzando

Track length7:14
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III. Largo (Jak cicho. Inni spia...)

Track length9:46
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