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Modern times

Karol Szymanowski (composer)
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Title
Modern times
Composer
Karol Szymanowski 1882-1937
Publisher
Capriccio, 2016
1 cd
Recording date
2016
Playing time
01:01:37
EAN
0845221052809
CDR
ECX1432
Placing suggestion
41 - Verzamel-cd's klassiek (NBLC) K9 - Klassieke muziek verzamelingen (Flemish music schema)

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More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Karol Szymanowski

Karol Maciej Szymanowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˌkarɔl ˌmat͡ɕɛj ʂɨmaˈnɔfskʲi]; 6 October 1882 – 29 March 1937) was a Polish composer and pianist, the most celebrated Polish composer of the early 20th century. He is considered a member of the late 19th-/early 20th-century modernist movement Young Poland and widely viewed as one of the greatest Polish composers.

The early works show the influence of the late Romantic German school as well as the early works of Alexander Scriabin, as exemplified by his Étude Op. 4 No. 3 and his first two symphonies. Later, he developed an impressionistic and partially atonal style, represented by such works as the Third Symphony and his Violin Concerto No. 1. His third period was influenced by the folk music of the Polish Górale people, including the ballet Harnasie, the Fourth Symphony, and his sets of Maz…Read more on Wikipedia