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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 1997 with a principal aim of promoting Polish classical music and the following figures attest to this dedication: over 300 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

 

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You can hear now:

René de Boisdeffre – Ave Maria op. 35 - Barbara Lewicka, Robert Kaczorowski, Ewa Rytel (already available) AP0416
Raul Koczalski - Piano concerto no. 1 - 2nd movement - Joanna Ławrynowicz, Filharmonia Podkarpacka, Massimiliano Caldi (already available) AP0501
MusicWeb International - recording of the month!



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Władysław Żeleński (1837-1921)
Sacred Choral Works

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Witold Maliszewski (1873-1939)
Chamber Works 2

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Luctus (Żałość)
Marian Sawa - Piotr Tabakiernik - Paweł Łukaszewski - Romuald Twardowski - Marcin Tadeusz Łukaszewski

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

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Piano Etudes
Carl Czerny - Moriz Moszkowski - Grazyna Bacewicz - Marian Sawa

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Konrad Ohrn (1950)
The Flute Music

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Zygmunt Noskowski (1846-1909)
Piano Works 3

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Raul Koczalski (1885-1948)
Chamber Works 1

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Władysław Żeleński (1837-1921)
Songs, Duets ...

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Ignacy Krzyżanowski (1826-1905)
Piano Works 1

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Tivadar Szántó (1877-1934)
Complete Piano Works 1

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Tivadar Szántó (1877-1934)
Complete Piano Works 2

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Antoni Kątski (1817-1899)
Piano Works vol. 1

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Joanna Bruzdowicz (1943)
Symhony - Concertino - Concerto

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Ryszard Sielicki (1916-2005)
Chamber Works

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Otton Mieczysław Żukowski (1867-1942)
Opera Omnia Religiosa 7

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Otton Mieczysław Żukowski (1867-1942)
Opera Omnia Religiosa 8

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Michael Kimber (1945)
Music for Violas 7

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20th century harpsichord music
Grunenwald - Takemitsu - Ligeti - Garbal - Baur - Hawel

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Philipp Scharwenka (1847-1917)
Works for Violin and Piano

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Juliusz Karcz - Katarzyna Kwiecień-Długosz
Piano and Chamber Works

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Chineses Impressions and Polish Music

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Gabriel Kaczmarek (1986)
Królowa Śniegu (Snow Queen)

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Dominus natus est
Christmas Carols

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Artur Cimirro (1982)
Piano Works 1

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René de Boisdeffre (1838-1906)
Works for Viola and Piano 1

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René de Boisdeffre (1838-1906)
Works for Viola and Piano 2

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Otton Mieczysław Żukowski (1867-1942)
Ave Magne Rex Coelorum - Christmas vocal duets

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Maksymiuk - Popielski - Serocki
Works for piano and piano duo

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Józef Wieniawski (1837-1912)
Piano works 3

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Józef Wieniawski (1837-1912)
Piano works 4

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Auf dem Wasser...
F. Schubert - H. Pfitzner - G. Mahler - R. Strauss

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Feliks Nowowiejski (1877-1946)
Organ Concertos - Organ Works

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Marcin Kopczyński (1973)
Przymykam oczy

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Jerzy Gablenz (1888-1937)
Piano and Chamber Works

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Michael Kimber (1945)
the best of Music for viola

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René de Boisdeffre (1838-1906)
Choral Works

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Zygmunt Noskowski (1846-1909)
Piano Works 4

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Marek Jasiński - Jaromir Gajewski
Works for Piano and Saxophone

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Raul Koczalski (1885-1948)
Piano Concertos 1