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The essential Lutoslawski

Witold Lutoslawski (composer)
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Title
The essential Lutoslawski
Composer
Witold Lutoslawski 1913-1994
Publisher
Philips, 2000
2 cd's
Recording date
1964, 1982, 1985, 1986
EAN
0028946404324
CDR
AFX2024
Placing suggestion
00 - Orkest (NBLC) K1 - Orkest (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Witold Lutoslawski

Witold Roman Lutosławski (Polish: [ˈvitɔld lutɔsˈwafski]; 25 January 1913 – 7 February 1994) was a Polish composer and orchestral conductor. He was one of the major European composers of the 20th century, and one of the preeminent Polish musicians during his last three decades. He earned many international awards and prizes. His compositions (of which he was a notable conductor) include four symphonies, a Concerto for Orchestra, a string quartet, instrumental works, concertos, and orchestral song cycles.

During his youth, Lutosławski studied piano and composition in Warsaw. His early works were influenced by Polish folk music. His style demonstrates a wide range of rich atmospheric textures. He began developing his own characteristic composition techniques in the late 1950s. His music from this period onwards incorporates his own methods of bu…Read more on Wikipedia