Choral Music – Szymanowski, K. / Penderecki, K. / Górecki, H. / Lutosławski, W.
Karol Szymanowski: Piesni kurpiowskie (Kurpie Songs)(1929); Krzysztof Penderecki: Veni creator; Roman Haubenstock-Ramati: Madrigal; Krzysztof Penderecki: Song of Cherubim; Henryk Mikołaj Górecki: Pięć Pieśni Kurpiowskich (5 Kurpian Songs), Op. 75; Witold Lutosławski: 10 Pieśni Ludowych Na Tematy Źołnierskie (10 Polish Folksongs on Soldiers’ Themes) (excerpts)
South West German Radio Vocal Ensemble; Marcus Creed – conductor
SWR Klassik 19017 (September 2016)
With the beginning of the concert season 2016/2017, Germany’s South West Radio launched their own digital recording label called SWR Klassik. The new label encompasses eight classical brands under their new corporate design: the SWR Symphony Orchestra, the SWR Vocal Ensemble, the SWR Experimental Studio, the SWR Big Band, the SWR Schwetzingen Festival, the SWR commitment at the Donaueschingen Festival, SWR Web Concerts and SWR music education. These ensembles and festivals will present themselves on a new online portal and offer classical music fans up-to-date information and posts, video clips of artists and dramaturgical background information on concerts, music education offers, and more. This excellent offering of Polish choral music is one of the newest albums to be released on the SWR Klassik label.