The Sixteen: Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki

The Sixteen: Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki
Title: Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki
Label: Coro

The third disc in The Sixteen's acclaimed series of Polish music, conducted by Associate Conductor Eamonn Dougan, explores the work of Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki (1665-1734). Regarded as the outstanding Polish composer of the high baroque, Gorczycki studiedin Prague and Vienna in his early years, and returned to Kraków where he was appointed Magister Capellae at Wawel Cathedral in 1698. Like his predecessor Bartlomiej Pekiel (featured on CRO 16110), Gorczycki wrote in both stile antico and stile moderno; the works featured on this recording display his skill in both genres. As the last great talent of the Polish Baroque era, Gorczycki is certainlydeserving of a wider audience.

1.1 Gorczycki: In Virtute Tua
1.2 O Rex Gloriae
1.3 Illuxit Sol
1.4 Missa Rorate Caeli
1.5 Conductus Funebris
1.6 Sepulto Domino
1.7 Litania de Providentia Divina
1.8 Anonymous: Hejnal Mariacki

The Sixteen: Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki

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