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In his opinion religious music should above all express feelings, and as a consequence he preferred polish over latin. Szymanowskis deeply personal choral work, stabat mater, completes the cycle and stars sally matthews and. This second, starstudded instalment of gergievs szymanowski cycle features toby spence as soloist in the third symphony, song of the night and internationally renowned pianist, denis matsuev in the virtuosic symphonie concertante, symphony no 4. Karol szymanowski 18821937 symphony no 3 in b flat major, song of the night, op 27 191416 stabat mater, op 53 192526 symphony no 4, symphonie concertante, op 60 1932 valery gergiev london symphony orchestra sally matthews soprano ekaterina gubanova mezzosoprano toby spence tenor kostas smoriginas bassbaritone denis matsuev piano. Stabat mater dolorosa is considered one of the seven greatest latin hymns of all time. The two completed sections of the unfinished litany to the virgin mary are the perfect choices to open the disc precisely because of their inconclusive nature the music of the second hangs suspended in the air as though designed precisely to usher in the. Karol maciej szymanowski 18821937 stabat mater, op. Shop and buy stabat mater, vocal score sheet music.

The polish text and a free english translation are given here with the standard latin and english versions for comparison. Szymanowski stabat mater veni creator litany to the. In latin, the hymn consists of twenty couplets which describe the sorrows. It is based upon the prophecy of simeon that a sword was to pierce the heart of our lords mother, mary lk2. Stala matka bol ejaca stabat mater dolorosa for soprano, sa choir, and orchestra 2. Szymanowskis deeply personal choral work, stabat mater, completes the cycle and stars sally matthews and ekaterina gubanova, and.

Szymanowski, k stabat mater veni creator litany to. He chose the myth of the greek goddess for the piece, influenced by the important classical philologist tadeusz zielinski. Karol szymanowski cbsosimon halseysimon rattle title of album. Karol szymanowski stabat mater for soloists, choir and orchestra, op. Stabat mater dolorosa the greatest latin hymn of all time. It contains a very musical interpretation of one of karol szymanowskis best works, the stabat mater 1926, as well as successful interpretations of one of the musicians last, the 10minute long litany for the virgin mary, and the earlier 3rd symphony, for tenor, chorus and orchestra. His setting of the veni creator was composed for the opening of the warsaw academy of music, of which he was the first rector. It was a requested to be a dedication to krystalls deceased wife but during production szymonowskis beloved nephew alusia.

Stabat mater valery gergiev, london symphony orchestra on allmusic 20 for the second of their two sacds of the. Stabat mater, vocal score by karol szymanowski 18821937. This is an outstanding recording, by an allpolish team, of three of szymanowskis most sumptuously beautiful works. The piece was meant as a requiem dedicated to the memory of krystalls prematurely deceased wife. However, the death of szymanowski s niece alusia made the composer decide to change the contract, and compose a stabat mater instead of a requiem.

He is considered a member of the late 19thearly 20thcentury modernist movement young poland and widely viewed as one of the greatest polish composers. Stabat mater was commissioned by the warsaw patron of the arts, dr bronislaw krystall. He wrote collected songs and several stageworks, notably. Litany to the virgin mary by jarosaw brek, jaroslaw brek, karol szymanowski, antoni wit, ewa marciniec, warsaw philharmonic orchestra, iwona hossa, warsaw national philharmonic choir from amazons classical music store. Stabat mater is a thcentury roman catholic poem attributed to jacopone da todi. The two completed sections of the unfinished litany to the virgin mary are the perfect choices to open the disc precisely because of their inconclusive nature the music of the second hangs suspended in the air as though designed precisely to usher in the stabat mater. He is considered a member of the late 19thearly 20thcentury modernist movement young poland and widely viewed as one of the greatest polish. For the second of their two sacds of the symphonies of karol szymanowski, valery gergiev and the london symphony orchestra present the symphony no. Szymanowski symphonies nos 3 4 stabat mater albums. The work is divided into six movements and uses jozef janowskis 18651935 polish translation of the marian hymn, stabat mater.

Drawing on his musical roots and mother tongue, he wrote a transparent score for soloists, mixed choir and orchestra. Szymanowski described his stabat mater as a peasant requiem. Szymanowskis stabat mater written by bluesever sunday, march 2016 17. Jun 28, 2019 the stabat mater is an especially beautiful setting. Karol szymanowski composer 18821937 play streams in full or download mp3 from classical archives, the largest and best organized classical music site on the web. In fact, its pairing of polish musical elements with liturgical text is entirely unique, and a clear reflection of the composers nationalistic convictions. Flute traversiere, 2 hautbois, 2 clarinettes, 2 bassons, 2 cors, 2 trompettes, 3 trombones, ins sheet music. Szymanowski, k stabat mater veni creator litany to the virgin mary demeter penthesilea wit karol szymanowskis stabat mater, set to a polish translation of the medieval poem, makes extensive use of traditional polish musical ideas. Unlike the works karol szymanowski composed during the first two decades of the 20th century, his stabat mater could only have been written in a country with slavic culture.

The stabat mater is an especially beautiful setting. Szymanowski stabat mater for soprano, alto, baritone, mixed. Karol maciej korwinszymanowski 18821937, was a polish composer and pianist, born on the 3rd october 1882 in tymoszowka, poland, he lived between the death of chopin and the rise of the postworld war ii generation of grazyna bacewicz and witold lutoslawski. Its title is an abbreviation of the first line, stabat mater dolorosa the sorrowful mother was standing. Stabat mater for soprano, alto, baritone, mixed choir and orchestra makes use of the words of the famous medieval sequence, which meditates on the despair of the mother of the crucified jesus, present during his torment.

Karol szymanowski and his stabat mater university of. Sally matthews sopran, bernarda fink contralto, hanno mullerbrachmann baritone, rundfunkchor berlin, simon halsey chorus master. This text, one of the most powerful and immediate of medieval poems, meditates on the suffering of mary, jesus christs mother, during his crucifixion. The work is divided into six movements and uses jozef janowskis 18651935 polish translation of the marian hymn, stabat mater szymanowski s first composition on a liturgical text, stabat mater was written during his late period of 19221937. Stabat mater for solo voices, mixed chorus and orchestra. The title comes from its first line, stabat mater dolorosa, which means the sorrowful mother was standing the hymn is sung at the liturgy on the memorial of our. The stabat mater and litany are tricky works to bring off effectively, requiring from the performers a balance between restraint and ecstasy, the spiritual and the sensual. The works of szymanowski include four symphonies, two violin concertos, the operas hagith and king roger, the balletpantomime harnasie, the oratorio stabat mater, as well as many piano, violin, vocal and choral compositions.

The stabat mater has often been ascribed to jacopone da todi, ofm ca. The stabat mater is a paradoxical work in the best way, monumental but intimate, austere in tone but lush in its musical language. Szymanowskis stabat mater is justifiably cited as his greatest work, and is usually included with his veni creator and litany to the virgin mary, as it is here. The first one is by nicolas flagello 19281994 who composed a stabat mater just as a part of a composition dedicated to martin luther king titled the passion of martin luther king, a combination of five texts from the latin liturgy and excerpts of the famous speeches by martin. He became director of the warsaw conservatory in szymanowskis stabat mater for solo voices, mixed chorus, and orchestra reconciles.

It contains a very musical interpretation of one of karol szymanowski s best works, the stabat mater 1926, as well as successful interpretations of one of the musicians last, the 10minute long litany for the virgin mary, and the earlier 3rd symphony, for tenor, chorus and orchestra. Karol szymanowski 1883 1937 was born in tymoszowka, ukraine, and is regarded as one of the founders of modern polish music, elaborating on the work of chopin and scriabin. Stream ad free with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Szymanowski, karol stabat mater for solo voices, mix. The disc provides a good mix of szymanowskis early, lateromantic style with his later more spare approach initiated by his contact with these religious texts. Szymanowski, k stabat mater veni creator litany to the virgin mary demeter penthesilea wit nx 0724. Szymanowski s success in integrating these disparate elements gives it a power and uniqueness that demand attention.

Karol szymanowski free sheet music to download in pdf. I am familiar with six recordings of his stabat mater. Completed in 1931, the choral ballet harnasie is late szymanowski and one of his. Stabat mater litany to the virgin mary symphony 3 release date. Featuring tenor toby spence with the london symphony chorus, the symphony no. Completed in 1931, the choral ballet harnasie is late szymanowski and one of his finest achievements, though even now, when much of his.

Szymanowski used the text of the contemporary polish translation by jozef jankowski 18651935, but outside poland the work. The hymn title means stood the mother, full of grief. Szymanowski wrote stabat mater in 1926 as a commission for bronislaw krystall who was a patron of the arts from warsaw. Thus szymanowski described demeter in a letter to universal edition in 1932. Karol szymanowski free sheet music to download in pdf, mp3. Szymanowski, k stabat mater veni creator litany to the.

Flute traversiere, 2 hautbois, 2 clarinettes, 2 bassons, 2 cors, 2 trompettes, 3 trombones, ins sheet music barenreiter. This 1993 recording led by simon rattle is a beauty. Stabat mater for soprano, alto, baritone, mixed choir and. Szymanowski stabat mater for soprano, alto, baritone. Karol szymanowski 18821937 symphony no 3 in b flat major, song of the night, op 27 191416 stabat mater, op 53 192526 symphony no 4, symphonie concertante, op 60 1932. Score soli satb, choeur mixte satb et orchestre fassung avec 2 hautbois cor anglais, instruments a cordes et fassung avec erweiterter formation a vent.

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