Rousing and Passionate
Orchestral music by
Ignacy Dobrzyński -
'The concerto ... is ebullient and brilliantly served by Emilian Madey.'
Ignacy Feliks Dobrzyński (1807-1867) has emerged from the shadows and the indelible fame of his contemporaries Chopin (1810-1849) and, to a lesser extent, Austria's audience-friendly Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778-1837). Dob did himself no favours remaining in Poland when life was shaped by Russia's rule in the Duchy of Warsaw (1807), the Kingdom of Poland (1815) and the Organic Statute (Statut Organiczny dla Królestwa Polskiego, 1832).
Chopin had settled in Paris (1830) where he stayed during his remaining nineteen years. Just three years younger, Chopin's legacy placed him among the greatest composers...
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Masterton, New Zealand