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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

1968 Kaminski
1968 Kaminski/Trinity Basilica, Oliwa

Poland’s Pride (II)

…a continuation of our Polish Centennial celebration with guest Michał Markuszewski.

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

ANONYMOUS:  Canzona in C, fr Peplin TabulatureJan Janca (1774 Anonymous/Bernadine Monastery, Zamarte) MD&G 319.0274

PAUL SIEFERT:  Variations, Nun komm, der Heiden HeilandJan Janca (1688 Brandtner/St. John’s Church, Toruń) MD&G 319.0274

MICHAŁ MARKUSZEWSKI:  2 Improvisation.  FELIX MENDELSSOHNFugue in f, Op. 35, no. 5bMichał Markuszewski (1900 Schlag & Söhne-2008 Nowakowski/Reformed Church, Warsaw) DUX 0707

ANONYMOUS:  Villanella, fr Jan of Lublin TabulatureRobert Grudzień (1754 Sitarski/Cistercian Abbey Church, Jędrzejów) DUX 0322

FRANZ SCHUBERTAve Maria –Georgij Agratina, panpipe; Robert Grudzień (1754 Sitarski/Cistercian Abbey Church, Jędrzejów) DUX 0322

FRYDERYK CHOPINEtude in e-flat, Op. 10, no. 6; Nocturne in E-flat, Op. 15, no. 2  –Ajdrzej Chorosiński (1905 Goebel/Church of the Blessed Virgin, Święta Lipka) Musicon 048

FELIKS NOWOWIEJSKI:  Polish Fantasy –Adam Klarecki (1893 Spiegel/Assumption Basilica, Włocławek) Ars Sonora 20

Filler – MIECZYSLAW SURZYNSKI: Improvisation, Op. 38 (Ars Sonora 20…see above)(see above)

Hour 2

JEAN LANGLAISPrelude, fr Suite MédiévaleANDRZEJ NIKODEMOWICZ:  Variations on Ave maris stella  –Bartosz Jakubczak (1977 Eisenbarth/Cathedral of St. Stanislaus Kostka, Łódź) Ars Sonora 52

AUGUST FREYER:  6 Preludes, fr Op. 17 –Wiktor Lyjak (1893 Spiegel/Assumption Basilica, Włocławek) Acte Préalable 0056

JULIAN GEMBALSKI:  Fantasy Improvisations (Copernicus’ Epitaph; Evening Prayer) Julian Gembalski (1934 Kemper/Basilica of the Blessed Virgin, Frombork) DUX 0413

MICHAL OGIŃSKI:  Polonaise –Arkadiusz Popławski (1934 Kemper/Basilica of the Blessed Virgin, Frombork) Frombork CD 2015

JAN JANCAHilf, Herr meines LebensJan Janca (1968 Kaminski/Trinity Basilica, Oliwa) MG&D 3319.0274

JOHANN ROMANAria & Finale, fr Drottningholm MusicRoman Perucki (1968 Kaminski/Trinity Basilica, Oliwa) DUX 0271

Filler – CHOPIN: Nocturne (see above)

Michał Markoszewski teaches organ and improvisation at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and, with Ewa Czachorowska-Zygor, was host-guide for the PIPEDREAMS Tour in Poland in 2015. This YouTube feature illustrates the unusual ‘mobile angels’ that decorate the organ in the ornate pilgramage church at Święta Lipka.

Visit the Pipedreams Facebook page to peruse photos from Poland – Frombork, Oliwa, Warsaw, Włocławek, Łódź, Święta Lipka, Jędrzejów, and Toruń.

APOBAPIPEDREAMS is supported by the generosity of Mr. & Mrs. Wesley C. Dudley, by grants from Walter McCarthy, Clara Ueland, and the Greystone Foundation, the Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the HRK Foundation, and Jan Kirchner on behalf of her family foundation. Additional support comes from Buzard Pipe Organ Builders of Lake City, IA, and Casavant Frères, Ltd. of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, members of APOBA, the Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America, a collaborative of designers, creators, and maintainers of pipe organs found in religious and educational institutions, concert halls, and residences throughout the United States and beyond. An APOBA resource guide and member prospectus is available at APOBA.COM.

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