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Lutoslawski: Vocal & Orchestral Works

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Multiple Set of 5 CDs
Lutoslawski: Vocal & Orchestral Works
Running Time: 342:28
UPC Code: 095115522325

Release Date: February 2018
Originally recorded in 2010
Solo soprano
Lucy Crowe
Solo tenor
Toby Spence
Solo baritone
Christopher Purves
Solo piano
Louis Lortie
Solo cello
Walhtamstow Assembly Hall, London
Solo cello
Paul Watkins
Solo violin
Tasmin Little
Solo clarinet
Michael Collins
Conductor
Edward Gardner
Producer
Brian Pidgeon
Engineer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer assistant
Jonathan Cooper
Engineer
Neil Pemberton
Engineer assistant
Adele Conlin
Venue 29-30 June 2011
Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London
Venue 5 & 6 December 2011
Watford Colosseum
Genre:
Vocal & Song
Orchestral & Concertos

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COMPACT DISC 1

WITOLD LUTOSLAWSKI

Symphony No. 3 (1981-83)

30:50
For Sir Georg Solti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
1.
Vivo - Lento - Vivo - Lento - Vivo - Stesso movimento - Lento -
3:42
2.
Vivo - Stesso movimento - Lento -
2:39
3.
Vivo - Stesso movimento - Adagio - Più mosso - Lento -
4:37
4.
Vivo - Poco meno mosso - Meno mosso -
4:48
5.
Tempo I -
5:03
6.
Meno mosso - Tempo I - Meno mosso - Tempo I - Meno mosso - Ancora meno mosso -
3:00
7.
A tempo - Poco meno mosso - Presto - Stesso movimento -
6:59
8.

Chain 3 (1986)

10:53
for Orchestra
Presto - [ ] - Presto - [ ] - Presto - [ ] - Presto

Concerto for Orchestra (1950-54)

27:51
Witoldowi Rowickiemu
9.
Intrada. Allegro maestoso
6:34
10.
Capriccio, Notturno e Arioso. Vivace - Stesso movimento - Stesso movimento
5:41
11.
Passaccaglia, Toccata e Corale. Andante con moto -
5:47
12.
Allegro giusto (alla breve) - Poco sostenuto - Quasi stesso movimento -
9:38
Total time: 69:56
5 and 6 July 2010
COMPACT DISC 2

Tryptyk slaski (1951)

9:28
(Silesian Tryptych)
for Soprano and Symphony Orchestra
1.
I
Allegro non tropo. 'Oj mi sie owiesek wysypywa'
2:57
2.
II
Andante quieto. 'Ach, w tej studni zrodlo bije'
3:23
3.
III
Allegro vivace. 'Kukuleczka kuka'
3:02
4.

Lacrimosa (1937)

4:07
for Soprano and Orchestra
Andante
Solo: Lucy Crowe soprano

Piroles tissees (1965)

16:22
Quatre Tapisseries pour la Châtelaine de Vergi
for Tenor and Chamber Orchestra
To Peter Pears
5.
'Un chat qui s'émerveille'. -
3:12
6.
'Quand le jour a rouvert les brances du jardin'. Quieto - Andante con moto -
3:30
7.
'Mille chevaux hors d'haleine'. Allegro molto - Lento - Lento, accelerando -
4:19
8.
'Dornez cette pâleur nous est venue de loin'. Quieto
5:21
Solo: Toby Spence tenor
9.

Spijze, spij (1954)

2:04
(Sleep, sleep)
No. 3 from four Children's Songs
for Soprano and Chamber Orchestra
Allegretto moderato - Poco meno mosso
Solo: Lucy Crowe soprano

Les Espaces du sommeil (1975)

15:11
for Baritone and Orchestra
To Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
10.
'Dans la nuit il ya a naturellement les sept merveilles'.
5:42
11.
'Il y a toi l'immolée, toi que j'attends'. Tranquillo -
4:47
12.
'Il y a toi sans doute que je ne connais pas'. - meno mosaso - [Tempo I] -
4:41
Solo: Christopher Purves baritone

Chantefleurs et Chantefables (1990)

19:48
Song Cycle for Soprano and Orchestra
To Paul Sacher
13.
1
La Belle-de-nuit
2:32
14.
2
La Sauterelle
1:26
15.
3
La Véronique
2:40
16.
4
L'Églantine, l'aubépine et la glycine
1:43
17.
5
La Tortue
1:57
18.
6
La Rose
2:34
19.
7
L'Alligator
2:46
20.
8
L'Angélique
2:23
21.
9
Le Papillon
1:44
Solo: Lucy Crowe soprano
Total time: 67:40
29-31 March 2011
COMPACT DISC 3

Symphonic Variations (1936-38)

9:29
1.
Andante -
1:41
2.
Allegro - Stesso movimento -
2:41
3.
Adagio - Andante -
3:22
4.
Allegro non troppo - Subito poco meno mosso - Vivace
1:45

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1987-88)

26:20
For Krystian Zimerman
5.
1
dotted crotchet=c. 110 - crotchet=c.70 -
5:41
6.
2
Presto (crotchet=c. 160) - Poco meno mosso - Lento -
4:41
7.
3
quaver=c. 85 - Largo (crotchet=40 - 45) -
8:13
8.
4
crotchet=c. 84 - Poco meno mosso - Più mosso (crotchet=c. 110) -
7:44
Solo: Louis Lortie piano
9.

Variations on a Theme of Paganini (1978)

8:44
for Solo Piano and Orchestra
Arranged by the Composer from a Work for Two Persons (1941)
Allegro capriccioso - Meno mosso - Poco lento - Allegro molto - Più mosso -
Solo: Louis Lortie piano

Symphony No. 4 (1988-92)

22:24
10.
crotchet=c. 55 - crotchet=c. 80 - quaver=c. 160 -
7:08
11.
crotchet=c. 85 - crotchet=c. 115 - Tempo i (crotchet=c. 85) -
5:04
12.
Lento (dotted crotchet=c. 60) - Tempo I (dotted crotchet=c. 85) - crotchet=c. 100 -
6:12
13.
dotted crotchet=c. 70 - crotchet=c. 60 -
3:04
14.
crotchet=c. 160 - 170
0:53
Total time: 67:25
29 and 30 June 2011
COMPACT DISC 4

Mala suita (1950)

10:13
(Little Suite)
for Symphony Orchestra
1.
I
Fujarka (Fife). Allegretto - Poco meno - Poco lento
2:43
2.
II
Hurra polka (Hurrah Polka). Vivace
1:33
3.
III
Piosenka (Song). Andante molto sostenuto
2:50
4.
IV
Taniec (Dance). Allegro molto - Poco più largo - Tempo I - Presto
3:07

Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (1969-70)

23:53
To Mstislav Rostropovich
5.
Introduction -
4:14
6.
Episodes -
7:34
7.
Cantilena -
6:27
8.
Finale
5:36
Solo: Paul Watkins cello
9.

Grave (1982)

5:36
Metamorphoses for Cello and String Orchestra
Orchestration by the composer of version for Cello and Piano (1981)
Stafen Jarocinski in memoriam
crotchet=c. 152 - Lento (minim=c. 40)

Symphony No. 2 (1965-67)

29:51
10.
1
Hésitant -
14:30
11.
2
Direct
15:19
Solo: Paul Watkins cello
Total time: 70:04
5 and 6 December 2011
COMPACT DISC 5

Symphony No. 1 (1941-47)

24:36
Grzegorzowi Fitelbergowi
1.
I
Allegro giusto - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I - Poco meno mosso - Poco sostenuto e poi accelerando - Tempo I -
4:30
2.
II
Poco adagio - Pochissimo più mosso - Tempo I - Poco più largo - A tempo ma molto sostenuto - Lento
10:15
3.
III
Allegretto misterioso - A tempo ma poco meno mosso (Tempo II) - Tempo I
4:24
4.
IV
Allegro vivace - Subito meno mosso - Poco più vivo
5:13
Tempo I - Subito meno mosso -

Partita (1988)

16:45
for Violin and Orchestra
with Piano obbligato
Orchestration by the composr of version for Violin and Piano (1984)
For Anne-Sophie Mutter
5.
I
Allegro giusto - Un poco meno mosso - Ancora meno
4:21
mosso - Tempo I
6.
II
Ad libitum -
1:05
7.
III
Largo - Poco meno mosso - A tempo - Meno mosso -
6:31
8.
IV
Ad libitum -
0:54
9.
V
Presto - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I - Ad libitum - Presto
3:52
Solo: Tasmin Little violin

Chain 2 (1984-85)

19:18
Dialogue for Violin and Orchestra
For Paul Sacher
10.
1
Ad libitum
4:16
11.
2
A battuta. Crotchet=c. 150 [Tempo I] - Tempo II -
4:55
Tempo III
12.
3
Ad libitum
5:43
13.
4
A battuta. Vivace - Ad libitum - A battuta. Presto - Più mosso, furioso
4:17
Solo: Tasmin Little violin

Preludia taneczne (1955)

9:49
(Dance Preludes)
for Clarinet Solo, Percussion, Harp, Piano, and Strings
Orchestration by the composer of version for Clarinet and Piano (1954)
14.
I
Allegro molto
0:57
15.
II
Andantino - Un poco più vivo - Tempo I - Poco meno mosso
2:32
16.
III
Allegro giocoso
1:13
17.
IV
Andante - Tranquillo
3:22
18.
V
Allegro molto - Poco più tranquillo - Avvivando poco
1:35
a poco - Presto
Solo: Michael Collins clarinet
Total time: 71:02
Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Edward Gardner
2 and 3 April (Preludia taneczne, Symphony No. 1) and 3 July (other works) 2012




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