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Dobrzynski: Overture to 'Monbar'; Piano Concerto; Symphony No 2 'Characteristic'

CHAN 10778(2) (2 discs)

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NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 51'26"/45'12" - TT 96'38"
Tracks: 4 + 5
Booklet pages: 36
© 2013 Chandos Records Ltd
Reviewer: Howard Smith
Review of Dobrzynski: Overture to 'Monbar'; Piano Concerto; Symphony No 2 'Characteristic' published on 18 September 2013

Listen: Dobrzynski: Rondo (Piano Concerto Op 2) (CD1 track 4, 0:00-1:05)

Emilian Madey, piano
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sylwia Mierzejewska, leader
Lukasz Borowicz, conductor

Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski (1807-1867):

CD1

1 Overture to 'Monbar, or The Filibusters' Op 30 (1836-8)

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A flat, Op 2 (reconstructed and edited by Krzysztof Baculewski)
2 Allegro moderato
3 Andante espressivo
4 Rondo. Vivace ma non troppo

CD2

Symphony No 2 in C minor Op 15 'Characteristic' (1834, revised 1862) (edited by William Smialek) (first recording)
1 Andante sostenuto - Allegro vivace
2 Elegia. Andante doloroso ma non troppo lento
3 Minuetto alla Mazovienna. Allegro ma non troppo - Trio
4 Finale alla Cracovienna. Vivace assai- Presto - Prestissimo

5 Original slow movement of Symphony No 2. Andante grazioso (first recording)

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