Skrowaczewski's World

Description: 
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski. Two words. Unsung genius. Also two words.
Composers: 
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Performers: 
Ensemble Capriccio
Chouhei Min
Korey Konkol
Mina Fisher
Catalog Number: 
#568
Genre: 
new classical
Collection: 
strings
chamber
Location: 

Minneapolis, MN

UPC: 
726708656829
Price: 
$15.00
Release Date: 
May 28, 2002
Liner Notes: 
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Format: 
1 CD

Skrowaczewski's World

One Sheet: 

Few musicians are as famous conductors as they are composers: Leonard Bernstein and Stanislaw Skrowaczewski (b. 1923) are perhaps the foremost. In honor of his eightieth year, acclaimed trio, Ensemble Capriccio, with additional guests from the Minnesota Orchestra, have recorded three of Stan’s most intense and lyrical chamber works. Steeped in the late Romantics (his Bruckner recordings are legendary) and post-war Polish modernism (such as Lutoslawski and Panufnik), these are tightly-constructed brooding gems dramatically played by mature virtuosos closely associated with the composer. A rare glimpse for those who know him only from the podiums of Europe (Warsaw, Halle), New York, Minnesota, Pittsburgh and Cleveland, and a delight for classical music connoisseurs everywhere.

Reviews: 

MUSIC AND VISION

The composer's notes for the album are a solid plus. The entire package is recommended for all but the least adventurous listeners. - Ron Bierman