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Krzysztof Penderecki - Jutrznia / Utrenya (1989)  Music

Posted by peachfuzz at March 10, 2008
Krzysztof Penderecki - Jutrznia / Utrenya (1989)

Krzysztof Penderecki: Jutrznia / Utrenya (1989)
Classical | EAC (APE & CUE) | 356 MB
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Performed by the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with various soloists, and composed in 1969-1970, Jutrznia I (Utrenya I: The Entombment of Christ) is a magnificent contemporary oratorio in five parts for two mixed choirs, five solo voices and symphony orchestra is a spine-tingling evocation of deep religious and otherworldly experience; the text is taken from Old Church Slavic writings concerning the Russian Orthodox liturgy of Great Saturday and Vespers of Good Friday. The elegant choral and orchestral material consists of tone clusters with major/minor chords embedded in them, wordless drones, chants in the rhythmically repeated chord style of the Russian Orthodox Church and ecstatic reaching for the highest notes in the soloists' range. Whispered speaking, percussive and brass punctuations, random rushing sounds, steely bow cymbal sustains, and more, take us into an inter-dimensional world of boundless interior and exterior. The second part of the diptych (of which Utrenya I: The Entombment of Christ is the first part), Jutrznia II (Utrenya II: The Resurrection of Christ), composed during 1970-71, is for five vocal soloists, boys choir, two mixed choirs and symphony orchestra. In contrast to Utrenya I, this work is one of unrestrained joy and wonder, the spirit of a more earthy world of two thousand years ago projected onto a contemporary landscape of cosmic dimensions. A remarkable and moving set of works.
—"Blue" Gene Tyranny, All Music Guide
Krzysztof Penderecki & Warsaw Philharmonic Choir - Warsaw Philharmonic: Penderecki Conducts Penderecki Vol. 2 (2017)

Krzysztof Penderecki & Warsaw Philharmonic Choir - Warsaw Philharmonic: Penderecki Conducts Penderecki Vol. 2 (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:33:32 | 220 MB
Label: WM Poland

The first album from the series Warsaw Philharmonic: Penderecki conducts Penderecki was widely acclaimed and garnered several awards, including a GRAMMY (Best Choral Music Album) along with major prizes from the Fryderyks, O!Lśnienie (the website) and many others. These accolades affirm that the release of this album is not only a historic event – the composer conducting his own works for the first time recording with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir – but also serves as a reminder that classical music is a great source of pride for Poland and a major attraction on the international scene.

AUKSO Orchestra - Krzysztof Penderecki / Jonny Greenwood (2012)  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 10, 2017
AUKSO Orchestra - Krzysztof Penderecki / Jonny Greenwood (2012)

Krzysztof Penderecki: Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima; Polymorphia
Jonny Greenwood: Popcorn Superhet Receiver; 48 Responses To Polymorphia
AUKSO Orchestra; Krzysztof Penderecki, conductor; Marek Moś, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 228 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 127 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Contemporary, Avant-Garde | Label: Nonesuch | # 7559-79625-1 | 00:53:05

Inspired early on by the experimental pieces of Krzysztof Penderecki, Radiohead's guitarist and composer Jonny Greenwood has pursued the idea of shaping orchestral sounds in enexpected ways to produce startling and innovative works. Just as Penderecki wrote for conventional instruments and turned dense bands of microtonal dissonances and extended techniques into the agonized cries of Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima and the pulsating roars and shrieks of Polymorphia, Greenwood achieves comparable effects in his multilayered and highly varied orchestral music. The massed harmonies and swooping glissandi of Popcorn Superhet Receiver owe a considerable debt to Threnody, which Greenwood would gladly admit; because the title 48 Responses to Polymorphia openly acknowledges the connection to that work, it is easy to identify Greenwood's raw materials and how he brilliantly reworks them to his purposes. This 2012 release from Nonesuch consists of recordings made with the Aukso Orchestra in Kraków, Poland, with Penderecki conducting his own works and Marek Mos conducting Greenwood's compositions.
Polish Symphony Orchestra Iuventus & Krzysztof Penderecki - Penderecki: Concertos for Wind Instruments & Orchestra (2017)

Polish Symphony Orchestra Iuventus & Krzysztof Penderecki - Penderecki: Concertos for Wind Instruments & Orchestra (Special Edition) (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | Digital Booklet | 00:47:14 | 112 MB
Label: DUX

In Krzysztof Penderecki's rich catalogue of works, the ones in which wind instruments play a dominant role actually do not constitute an impressive collection as far as the quantity is concerned, however, they draw attention with their variety. Since the mid-1950's until today, they have regularly marked the composer's creative path as solo, chamber music and concert pieces. The four compositions here represent the Concertare Rules; on the one hand, they document the attempts of investigating the sound nature as well as technical and expressive possibilities of the particular instruments. On the other hand, they serve as a record of Penderecki's change of style within the period of almost 50 years.
Paradisi Gloria - Stabat Mater: Francis Poulenc, Karol Szymanowski, Krzysztof Penderecki, Wolfgang Rihm (2004)

Paradisi Gloria - Stabat Mater: Poulenc, Szymanowski, Penderecki, Rihm (2004)
Munich Radio Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Chorus, Soloists
conducted by Marcello Viotti, Krzysztof Penderecki, Helmuth Rilling

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 271 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 184 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Choral, Sacred | Label: Profil | # PH04035 | Time: 01:06:02

This 2004 survey of modern settings of the medieval sequence Stabat Mater Dolorosa is part of conductor Marcello Viotti's project to record the little-known but worthy sacred works of the twentieth century, in conjunction with the Munich Radio Orchestra and the Bavarian Radio Chorus for their concert series Paradisi gloria. The four works by Francis Poulenc, Karol Szymanowski, Krzysztof Penderecki, and Wolfgang Rihm are dramatically different in conception and musical content, and may be regarded more as reflections of personal faith than as practical works for ecclesiastical purposes.
Gustav Rivinius & Edicson Ruiz - Mendelssohn & Penderecki: Sextets (Live) (2017) [Official Digital Download]

Gustav Rivinius & Edicson Ruiz - Mendelssohn & Penderecki: Sextets (Live) (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 58:54 minutes | 578 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Two live recordings of Piano Sextets from the 2016 SPANNUNGEN Festival – a highly regarded Chamber music Festival. Highly rated young artists interpreting chamber music which can only be heard on rare occasions.
Krzysztof Penderecki - Clarinet Concerto; Flute Concerto; Concerto Grosso No.1 (2014)

Krzysztof Penderecki - Clarinet Concerto; Flute Concerto; Concerto Grosso No.1 (2014)
The Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra, conducted by Krzysztof Penderecki
Michel Lethiec, clarinet; Łukasz Długosz, flute; Arto Noras, cello;
Bartosz Koziak, cello; Rafał Kwiatkowski, cello

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 330 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 185 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: DUX | # DUX 1186 | Time: 01:17:05

The instrumental concerto occupies a very prominent place in the music of Krzysztof Penderecki. This fact is related to the great life force exhibited by this genre in twentieth century and in contemporary music. It is stimulated by commissions from virtuosos and by audience expectations; also favourable is the composers’ flexibility in approaching the form, whose chief idea continues to be the juxtaposition of the solo instrument and the orchestra. The violin and viola works presented on this CD are not only interesting, concrete realizations of the concertare idea in Penderecki’s music, but also examples of this composer’s sonic language and style in the period of his creativity which Mieczyslaw Tomaszewski called a "time of dialogue with the regained past".
Warsaw Philharmonic & Krzysztof Penderecki - Penderecki Conducts Penderecki, Vol. 1 (2016)

Warsaw Philharmonic & Krzysztof Penderecki - Penderecki Conducts Penderecki, Vol. 1
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 50:56 min | 117 MB
Label: Warner Classics | Tracks: 14 | 2016

“My art, with its deep Christian roots, aims to restore the human metaphysical space, shattered by 20th-century cataclysms. Restoring the sacred dimension of reality is the only way in which man can be saved.” - Krzysztof Penderecki
Tamsin Waley-Cohen - Soli: Bartok, Benjamin, Penderecki, Carter, Kurtag (2015)

Tamsin Waley-Cohen - Soli: Bartók, Benjamin, Penderecki, Carter, Kurtág (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 378 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 185 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Signum Classics | # SIGCD416 | Time: 01:16:31

On Soli, Tamsin Waley-Cohen's 2015 release on Signum Classics, the violinist explores modernist repertoire composed between 1944 and 2005. Because these solo violin pieces by Béla Bartók, George Benjamin, Krzysztof Penderecki, Elliott Carter, and György Kurtág are challenging for both the player and the listener, one should approach this CD with some awareness that they reflect different phases of the avant-garde movement that dominated music in the last half of the 20th century. In quieter selections where the moods are primarily brooding or lyrical, Waley-Cohen produces a vibrant tone and smooth phrasing that make her playing easy to appreciate, even when the music isn't recognizably tonal. However, in louder, dissonant passages, notably in sections of the Bartók Sonata, Benjamin's Canon for Sally, Carter's Remembering Aaron, and Kurtág's Anziksz Kellerannanak, the close microphone placement makes her bowing sound overly resinous and scratchy, which can be hard to enjoy. Even so, few violinists dare approach this bracing material, and Waley-Cohen is to be commended for devoting a whole album to such cutting-edge pieces solely on her terms, without making compromises.
Krzysztof Penderecki - The Complete Symphonies (Special Edition, 5CD) [2013]

Krzysztof Penderecki - The Complete Symphonies (Special Edition, 5CD) [2013]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 5cd, 1.14 GB
Classical | Label: DUX | Catalog Number: DUX0947 | TT: 4:50;11

To celebrate the 80th birthday of the composer, DUX Recordings presents Krzysztof Penderecki symphonies conducted by the maestro himself. Penderecki’s symphonies have a special place in composer’s legacy as they have never been recorded in a series before under the artistic direction of the maestro. Penderecki said that the DUX recordings present the best performances of his works and therefore making the series even more appealing. This very special project is presented for the first time as a box set, at a very special price.