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  Исполнитель(и) :
   Penderecki, Krzysztof  (Composer) , Antoni Wit (Conductor
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  Наименование CD :
   St. Luke Passion (Naxos)



Год издания : 2003

Компания звукозаписи : Naxos

Время звучания : 1:16:22

Код CD : 7 47313 21492 1

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Sacred Music (Master Works)      

Krzysztof Penderecki - St. Luke Passion (Passio et Mors Domini Nostri Jesu Christi Secundum Lucam), for 3 voices, narrator, choruses & orchestra

Warsaw Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra/Antoni Wit, Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir, Warsaw Boys' Choir

Izabella Klosinska, soprano

Adam Kruszewski, baritone

Romuald Tesarowicz, bass

Krzysztof Kolberger, speaker

Jaroslaw Malanowicz, organ

другая запись

Krzysztof Penderecki's St. Luke Passion (Passio et mors Domini Nostri Jesu Christi secundum Lucam) is considered by many to be a landmark work in the history of twentieth century. One would not know that from the degree to which the work has been recorded; since its 1965 premiere, the St. Luke Passion has only been recorded in its entirety three times. This includes the original 1966 Polish recording under Henryk Czyz, a recording for Argo under the composer made in 1989, and finally a live performance led by Marc Soustrot for MD&G in 1999. Thus, Naxos' Penderecki: St. Luke Passion, recorded in 2002, is only the fourth entry in the slim Penderecki St. Luke Passion sweepstakes. Conductor Antoni Wit takes the Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra by the hand and leads it through this difficult and treacherous score.

Wit is an old hand with anything Penderecki, having already recorded all of Penderecki's orchestral music on three Naxos volumes. Wit manages to keep the orchestra together and in one voice, and the chorus is splendid, ululating, exploding, and wailing ecstatically just as Penderecki requires it to. Vocal soloists Izabella Klosinska, Adam Kruszewski, and Jaroslaw Malanowicz are a bit of a drag on the proceedings. All three seem barely up to their parts and happy just to get through them without bursting their lungs. The recording is also a little distant and balanced toward extremes of volume - soft passages are barely audible, whereas loud ones tear your head off.

Landmark work or not, one can easily see why Penderecki's St. Luke Passion isn't recorded with more frequency. It is big, expensive, and difficult to perform and a real challenge for the listener. Conventional wisdom dictates that Penderecki's own 1989 recording of the St. Luke Passion is the best on records, and the Wit, while good, doesn't quite rise to the challenge. Nevertheless, in a pinch, especially as the Penderecki performance no longer seems to be available, the Naxos is a viable option, and one can't beat the asking price.

All Music Guide

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In this Lenten season - and given the furor over Mel Gibson's Passion of The Christ - a new recording of Penderecki's landmark St. Luke Passion is particularly appropriate. Since its 1966 premiere it has been recorded several times - not bad for a work by a composer who began his career a few years earlier on the forefront of the Polish avant-garde. Although some of Penderecki's devices are in fact modern (tone clusters, glissandi, extended vocal techniques, and the like), the St. Luke Passion is, well, passionately devout, and worthy of Bach in both its integrity and in its workmanship.

Penderecki himself has conducted his Passion, and recorded it most recently in the late 1980s. (This was an early release on the rejuvenated Argo label, which now seems to have been un-rejuvenated.) With this Naxos release, the Passion is available on a budget-priced CD for the first time. Wit, since 2002 the artistic and general director of the Warsaw National Philharmonic, has been making more and more of a mark in the past several years. (His Naxos recording of Messiaen's Turangalila Symphony was electrifying.) With this new Passion, he has triumphed again, and if you're going to get just one CD of this work, let this be the one.

Wit's Passion, recorded in the late summer of 2002, is the most emotional on disc. With the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe, one senses that artists are free to express themselves with an intensity that was impossible in the 1960s and 70s. In 1966, St. Luke's Passion must have been something of an affront to Poland's Communist leaders, not just musically, but also because of its religious content. (With Stalin and Khrushchev, they might have said, who needs God?) Today, that which was repressed behind the Iron Curtain is now expressed, and point that bottle elsewhere before you open it, because its contents are under pressure.

This fiercely committed performance is not compromised by any loss of control or accuracy. The singers and instrumentalists are frighteningly precise. Izabella Klosinska, for example, aims her cruelly difficult lines at the listener with the skill of an Olympic javelin thrower. Kruszewski, the voice of Christ, sings his solos with telling simplicity and sadness, and Kolberger (the Evangelist) speaks the Latin texts with beautiful eloquence. The stars, however, are really the choristers, who must alternate between the horrific turbae - this is the pinnacle of human ugliness - and the anguished supplication of the faithful. Wit brings all of this together in a reading that is characterized by its persistence and inevitability, even though his tempos are quite slow. The engineering is state of the art, and Naxos even includes texts and translations. In short, this is an absolutely superb release, and no one with the least bit of curiosity should delay in acquiring it.

-Raymond Tuttle (2004)


  Соисполнители :

Adam Kruszewski (Baritone Voice)
Izabella Klosinska (Soprano Voice)
Jaroslaw Malanowicz (Organ)
Romuald Tesarowicz (Bass Voice)


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   1 Part 1 - I. O Crux Ave (Hymn 'Vexilia Regis Prodeunt')         0:05:04 The Warsaw Boys Choir With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir And Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   2 Part 1 - II. Et Egressus (St. Luke)         0:01:49 Krzysztof Kolberger With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   3 Part 1 - III. Deus Meus (Psalm 21)         0:03:52 Adam Kruszewski And The Warsaw Boys Choir With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir And Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   4 Part 1 - IV. Domine, Quis Habitabit Part 1 - Psalms 14,4 & 15)         0:04:28 Izabella Klonsinska With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   5 Part 1 - V. Adhoc Eo Loquente (St. Luke)         0:02:08 Adam Kruszewski, Krzysztof Kolberger And The Warsaw Boys Choir With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir And Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   6 Part 1 - VI. Ierusalem (Lamentation Of Jeremiah)         0:01:25 The Warsaw Boys Choir With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir And Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   7 Part 1 - VII. Ut Quid, Domine (Psalm 9)         0:01:17 The Warsaw Boys Choir With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir Conducted By Antoni Wit
   8 Part 1 - VIII. Comprehendentes Autem Eum (St. Luke) - 01:         0:01:57 Izabella Klonsinska, Romuald Tesarowica, Krzysztof Kolberger
   9 Part 1 - IX. Indica Me, Deus (Psalm 42)         0:01:10 Romuald Tesarowica With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   10 Part 1 - X. Et Viri, Qui Tenebant Illum (St. Luke)         0:02:11 Adam Kruszewski, Krzysztof Kolberger
   11 Part 1 - XI. Ierusalem (Lamentation Of Jeremiah)         0:01:22 The Warsaw Boys Choir With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir And Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   12 Part 1 - XII. Miserere Mei, Deus (Psalm 55)         0:04:04 The Warsaw Boys Choir With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir Conducted By Antoni Wit
   13 Part 1 - XIII. Et Surgens Omnis (St. Luke)         0:04:24 Adam Kruszewski, Romuald Tesarowica, Krzysztof Kolberger
   14 Part 2 - XIV. Et In Pulverem (Psalm 21)         0:00:41 The Warsaw Boys Choir With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir And Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   15 Part 2 - XV. Et Baiulans Sibi Crucem (St. Luke)         0:00:13 Krzysztof Kolberger With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   16 Part 2 - XVI. Popule Meus (Improperia)         0:07:46 The Warsaw Boys Choir With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir And Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   17 Part 2 - XVII. Ibi Crucifixerunt Eum (St. Luke)         0:01:47 Krzysztof Kolberger With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   18 Part 2 - XVIII. Crux Fidelis (Antiphons From 'Pange Lingua')         0:05:00 Izabella Klonsinska
   19 Part 2 - XIX. Dividentes Vero (St. Luke)         0:01:12 Adam Kruszewski And Krzysztof Kolberger With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   20 Part 2 - XX. ...in Pulverem Mortis (St. Luke)         0:05:39 The Warsaw Boys Choir With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir Conducted By Antoni Wit
   21 Part 2 - XXI. Et Stabat Populus (St. Luke)         0:01:31 Krzysztof Kolberger
   22 Part 2 - XXII. Unus Autem (St. Luke)         0:02:03 Adam Kruszewski, Romuald Tesarowica, Krzysztof Kolberger
   23 Part 2 - XXIII. Stabant Autem Iuxta Crucem (St. John)         0:01:01 Adam Kruszewski And Krzysztof Kolberger With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   24 Part 2 - XXIV. Stabat Mater (Sequence)         0:07:38 The Warsaw Boys Choir With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir Conducted By Antoni Wit
   25 Part 2 - XXV. Erat Autem Fere Hora Sexta (St. Luke)         0:01:26 Adam Kruszewski And Krzysztof Kolberger
   26 Part 2 - XXVI. Alla Breve         0:01:05 The Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Antoni Wit With Jaroslaw Malanowicz
   27 Part 2 - XXVII. In Pulverem Mortis... In Te Domine Speravi (Psalm 30)         0:04:08  

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