SWR Presents ‘Polska’ for Choir

POLSKA : Choral Music – Szymanowski, K. / Penderecki, K. / Górecki, H. / Lutosławski, W. 
Karol Szymanowski: Piesni kurpiowskie (Kurpie Songs); Krzysztof Penderecki: Veni creator; Song of Cherubim; Roman Haubenstock-Ramati: Madrigal; 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 – cond.
SWR Classic SWR19017CD; Available on Amazon

Thematically, this collection of great Polish choral works turns between religion, war and Polish folk culture. The wide range and compositional depth of the pieces are simply spectacular.

 [Source: naxos.com]