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Bacewicz - Kilar - Szeligowski
Wind Quintets
AP0044 , DDD - TT: 61'43"
Copyright (R)1999, (C)2001
World Premiere Recording

  1. Tadeusz Szeligowski (1896-1963) - Wind Quintet (1950)
  2. Grażyna Bacewicz (1909-1969) - Wind Quintet (1932)
  3. Wojciech Kilar (1932) - Wind Quintet (1952)
  4. Grażyna Bacewicz (1909-1969) - Incrustations for horn and chamber ensemble (1965)*

.Cracow Philharmonic Wind Quintet,
Kawula Krzysztof, flute
Pędziałek Mariusz, oboe
Grodecki Piotr, piano
Stuhr Barbara, violin
Zając Agata, cello
Sikorzak-Olek Anna, harp
Pilch Jan, percussion

booklet: Marcin Łukaszewski (Polish, English)

Szeligowski's 1950 piece is almost neo-romantic, Bacewicz' from 1932 almost primitively neo-classical and Kilar's from 1952 right in between. The late "Incrustations" (1965), while not exactly atonal, is concerned with sound and color rather than with themes and form. Records International