A Spring Shower of Gifts to PMC

Krzysztof Meyer at PMC, April 2022

In addition to four manuscript scores of works by Krzysztof Meyer personally delivered by the composer during his recent PMC visit, we have received other fascinating items for our library, including a variety of CD recordings as well as books and commemorative albums. Most importantly, our Manuscript Collection has been augmented by four new scores…Continue Reading A Spring Shower of Gifts to PMC

PMC Gifts: February 2022

Musical Messages Praised for their recordings of string quartets by Szymon Laks, Stanisław Moniuszko, Andrzej Panufnik and Krzysztof Penderecki, the Messages String Quartet has yet another exciting release to their credit. Joined by pianist Julia Kociuban, the Messages’ latest album (DUX 1792) features two Piano Quintets by Grażyna Bacewicz and Aleksander Tansman’s Musica a cinque…Continue Reading PMC Gifts: February 2022

Paderewski Connects Łącko and Vinnytsia

This year’s Małopolska Akademia Talentów [Małopolska Talent Academy] was held June 27 – July 4 in the charming southern Polish mountain town of Łącko. Organized and headed by the Kraków Music Academy professors Jan Kalinowski (cello) and Marek Szlezer (piano), this summer music camp attracted a total of 44 students from the Małopolska region and…Continue Reading Paderewski Connects Łącko and Vinnytsia

Rathaus Sonata and More!


On August 20, the violin and piano duo of Judith Ingolfsson and Vladimir Stoupel released an exciting new CD (OC 491). Recorded at the Jesus-Christus-Kirche in Berlin-Dahlem—a space with superb acoustics—the repertoire on this Oehms Classic CD features sonatas for violin and piano by Karol Rathaus (1895-1954), Heinz Tiessen (1887-1971), and Paul Arma (1905-1987). These…Continue Reading Rathaus Sonata and More!

The Quittner Collection Donation

Quittner donation

A sizeable collection of scores by Polish contemporary composers was recently donated to us by Katherine Quittner, a film music composer, orchestrator, music editor and music supervisor on dozens of big Hollywood films since the mid-1980s. Some of the titles Ms. Quittner worked on included Father of the Bride, A River Runs Through It, Dracula,…Continue Reading The Quittner Collection Donation

Laks—Viva Voce

EDA Laks songs

By Marek Zebrowski Long dedicated to the promotion of lesser-known composers and repertoire from Central Europe, EDA Records just came out with a terrific new offering—a two-CD set of songs by Szymon Laks (1901-1983). This recording is a truly remarkable achievement for many reasons, especially because Laks is remembered these days mainly for only one…Continue Reading Laks—Viva Voce