"Presenting yet another collection of 'absent' works is an evidence of their creators' critical approach and lack of consent to political pressure, under which they had to function. This album is only a selection of compositions belonging to this trend. Under the wing of the Warsaw Polish Radio Experimental Studio emerged dozens of hours of socially engaged music. These compositions to a various degree alluded to the current events but also pointed to the broader historical and humanistic context. Visible references to 'here and now' do not lower the artistic rank of those works. What is more, they mysteriously make them more universal. With Eugeniusz Rudnik 'Lesson II', Krzysztof Penderecki 'Death Brigade', Eugeniusz Rudnik 'Elegy to the Victims of War', 'Fragment of the radio programme W mirie nowych zwukow' (Radio Moscow, 1962), Józef Patkowski, Eugeniusz Rudnik, Krzysztof Szlifirski '20th Anniversary of the Polish Workers Party 3. El_bieta Sikora Rhapsody for the Death of the Republic', Bohdan Mazurek, 'Epitaph on the Death of Jan Palach' (2nd version), Elzbieta Sikora Janek Wisniewski-December-Poland, Eugeniusz Rudnik 'Epitaph of Stones', Maria Pokrzywi_ska 'Reglamentoso', Pole Reports from Space (excerpt from a radio play with music by Eugeniusz Rudnik), Eugeniusz Rudnik 'Guillotine DG', Krzysztof Knittel 'Dorikos', Krzysztof Knittel 'Glückspavillon for Cathy'." (label info)
soon in stock - please pre-order | PL| 2012| BOLT | 28.90

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