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Welcome to the Acte Préalable Website

Afin que les oeuvres humaines accomplies durant les siècles ne se perdent pas dans la nuit de l'oubli, il est bon et juste de maintenir leur mémoire et de la léguer à la postérité.

Henryk Sienkiewicz

The Acte Préalable Publishing House is an unquestionable worldwide leader on the classical music market in terms of premiere recordings of Polish music. The label was founded in 1996 with a principal aim of promoting Polish classical music and the following figures attest to this dedication: over 400 CDs available in the catalogue, including over 100 Polish composers, of which over 50 were recorded for the first time, accounting for more than 500 Polish works, mostly first recordings, unavailable elsewhere. Our albums are recorded by the foremost Polish artists, being an excellent introduction into the Polish musical culture. What is more, the covers to our records present outstanding works of mostly Polish painting and contemporary photography. The booklet notes, written by distinguished specialists, provide in many cases an indispensable compendium of knowledge that could hardly be found anywhere else. Our recordings are popular with music connoisseurs around the world and are well reviewed by the international press.

Jan A. Jarnicki

 

 

210 rocznica urodzin
Chopina w 2020 r.

Szanowni Melomani,

1 marca 2020 r., z okazji 210. rocznicy urodzin Fryderyka Chopina opublikujemy komplet 17. płyt zawierający wszystkie jego dzieła. Jest to wydarzenie wyjątkowe w skali Polski, i jedno z niewielu w skali świata. To pierwsze takie przedsięwzięcie w Polsce wykonane przez jednego artystę. Jesteśmy dumni, że mogliśmy stworzyć to wyjątkowe dzieło we współpracy ze znakomitą pianistką Joanną Ławrynowicz.

Albumy będą sprzedawane pojedynczo w normalnej cenie, albo jako komplet 17 płyt w cenie 400 zł. w Polsce i 100 Euro lub 120 US$ poza Polską.

Jan A. Jarnicki,
producent, wydawca i pomysłodawca

210th anniversary of
Chopin’s birth in 2020

Dear Music Lovers,

On March 1, 2020, on the occasion of the 210th anniversary of the birth of Fryderyk Chopin, we will publish a set of 17 CDs containing all of his works. This is an exceptional event in Poland, and one of the few in the world. This is the first such undertaking in Poland made by one artist. We are proud that we could create this unique work in cooperation with the excellent pianist Joanna Ławrynowicz.

Albums will be sold individually at a normal price or as a set of 17 CDs for PLN 400 in Poland and 100 Euro or 120 US $ outside Poland (including the shipping price).

Jan A. Jarnicki,
producer, publisher and originator

 

 

 

 

 

Dowlnoad the catalogue (pdf file)
Since we are introducing our catalogue to online sales, some of the covers on the internet are not the same as the ones of the physical albums.

You can hear now:

Fryderyk Chopin - Nocturne in C minor op. 48 no. 1 (AP0312) - Rondo in C minor op. 1 (AP0308) - Étude op. 10 in C minor no. 12 (AP0307)
René de Boisdeffre - Trois Pieces pour clarinette et piano op. 20 - Piece dans le style ancien (AP0464)
Aleksandr Garbal - Concert Etude (AP0465)
Bernadetta Matuszczak - Resurrexit (AP0466)
Joachim Kaczkowski - Violin Concerto no. 2 in B minor op. 17 - Romance. Adagio (AP0470)
Adam Wesolowski - Euphory Concerto - Allegretto con umore (AP0471)
Raul Koczalski - Piano Concerto no. 5 in D major op. 140 - Adagio (AP0503)
Raul Koczalski - So war's, mein König (AP0601)

 

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Ludomir Różycki (1883-1953)
Piano Works 2

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Otton Mieczysław Żukowski (1867-1942)
Opera Omnia Secularia 3

AP0445 AP0445

René de Boisdeffre (1838-1906)
Works for Oboe and Piano

AP0446 AP0446

René de Boisdeffre (1838-1906)
Works for Piano Trio

AP0447 AP0447

Aleksander Tansman (1897-1986)
Piano Four-Hands Music

AP0448 AP0448

Joseph & Michael Haydn
Organ Concertos

AP0449 AP0449

Stanisław Diwiszek
In honorem Sancti Nicolai

AP0450 AP0450

Tansman - Majerski - Fitelberg - Rathaus
Organ Works

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Joaquim Antonio Barrozo Netto (1881-1941)
Works for PIano 1

AP0452 AP0452

Joaquim Antonio Barrozo Netto (1881-1941)
Works for PIano 2

AP0454 AP0454

Jerzy Gablenz (1888-1937)
Songs 3

AP0455 AP0455

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Myrten op. 25

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Artur Cieślak (1968)
Selected Works

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In natali Domini
Christmas songs from Staniątki Cantional

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Adolphe Blanc (1828-1885 )
Works for Viola and Piano 1

AP0459 AP0459

Wagner - Tarnowski - Stojowski - Morawski
String Quartets

AP0460 AP0460

Giya Kancheli (1935-2019)
18 Miniatures

AP0464 AP0464

René de Boisdeffre (1838-1906)
Works for Clarinet or Cello and Piano

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Aleksandra Garbal (1970)
Selected Works for Piano

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Ad fontes
Gregorian chant - Dvořák - Moniuszko - Matuszczak

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Joanna Bruzdowicz (1943)
A la tombée du jour

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Józef Wieniawski (1837-1912)
Complete Chamber Works 1

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Józef Wieniawski (1837-1912)
Complete Chamber Works 2

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Joachim Kaczkowski (1789-1829)
Works for Violin and Orchestra

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Inception
Saint-Saëns - Moss - Maksymiuk - Wesołowski

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Colours of the Harpsichord from 17th & 21st centuries
Scheidt - Froberger - Forqueray - Rameau - Garbal

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Raul Koczalski (1885-1948)
Piano Concertos 1

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Raul Koczalski (1885-1948)
Piano Concertos 2

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Raul Koczalski (1885-1948)
Piano Concertos 3

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Raul Koczalski (1885-1948)
String Concertos

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Raul Koczalski (1885-1948)
Complete Songs 1