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Pekiel and his contemporaries

Ensemble européen William Byrd, Ensemble Ventosum

Ensemble européen William Byrd, Ensemble Ventosum
B. Pekiel, F. Lilius , M. Zielenski, S. Sza rzynski, M. Mielcz ewski...
Graham O'Reilly
- conducting

Epitomizing the "Age d'or" for music in Poland, this programme embraces the best works by the most outstanding Polish composers of the period, notably the most extravagant mass of the period, and also the first Polish Oratorio, which are both the work of Bartolomiej Pekiel.
A live Cd from Ambronay Festival in collaboration with France Musique.

What the press says :

"O'Reilly's latest recording with Ensemble European William Byrd and the cornetts and sackbutts of Ensemble Ventosum focuses on the music of Poland's golden age, when the court and cathedral composers of WarsawKrakow embraced the techniques of the Italian model."

Anna Picard, The Independent, 6 January 2008."

Released on the
 22nd of November 2007

Price : 20€

Awards : **** du Monde de la Musique

Last update Thursday 13 December 2018