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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gorczycki is regarded as an outstanding Polish composer of the high baroque. Whilst this section of his work is small, it is known that Gorczycki did write instrumental pieces; in evidence of a Ball Polonaise was discovered, however only a violin part remains.

Initially, the service consisted of three psalms 4, 91, The psalms and the canticle are set in a manner of spiritual concerti, the prevailing genre that was the predominant type of composition in Poland yet one that was never part of the monastic liturgical tradition.

Some scholars date the origins of the Compline back to an even earlier stage of Christianity, attributing a formative role to St.

He used the most advanced achievements of the compositional gorxzycki of the time. These are works for 4 part choir, either a cappella or with small accompanying ensemble. Gorczyckis Completorium is one of the finest Polish works in this form.

Iustus ut palma fl. Gorczycki returned to Cracow two years later to assume the function of cimpletorium vicar of Wawel Cathedral which gave him the privilege of living in the royal castle and started to sing in the Cathedral Choir.


Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki

Benedict, who gave the Compline the structure that has been used widely in the West. Duma per quattuor vocum. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It was most likely written for the musicians at Wawel Cathedral.

Completorium for 4 voices, 2 violins, 2 trumpets and organ

Gorczycki’s original score of The Completorium. Furthermore, the separation of the antiphons from the psalms and the canticle, and the assigning of the versicle in one movement to the alto and tenor singing together which itself would be liturgically inadmissible replaces liturgical characteristics with purely artistic ones. We also do not know how a thirteen-year-old boy from a peasant family could start his studies in liberal arts and philosophy at Charles University in Gorczyck, which Gorczycki did in The violin, which performs with the vocal parts, shows a lot of melodic independence.

Concerti a 2 II. This page was last edited on 7 Januaryat Basil in the 4th century.

Through solo displays for each voice, duets in all possible combinations, frequent use of trios, and finally through full polyphony in the choir he reaches completofium a great variety of sounds. The instrumental properties of the two clarinos are used in the first and last movements of the work clarino solo also in the psalm, Ecce nunc to emphasize the massiveness of the sound. The Divine Dialogue II. Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki ?

Completorium | Composers | G. G. Gorczycki

It is here we see Gorczycki’s mastery of counterpoint; he wrote massesas gorczhcki as arrangements of introitsantiphonsoffertories and hymns which all belong to this category. These works were composed for small ensemble and choir. Gorczycki was appointed the Master of the Cathedral music program. At that time, Cracow had a very vibrant musical community with 15 active ensembles.


Records show completorikm the cycle must have been in their repertoire of Cmpletorium Jesuit musicians as well and many features of the music strongly suggest that the cycle was not written for liturgical use.

In you, Lord, I have taken refuge — was added in the 9th century, and the hymn at some point between the10th and 13th centuries. The Wawel Archcathedral – the nave. Log in Wish list.

Gorczycki: Missa Rorate coeli / Illuxit sol iustitia / Laetatus sum / Completorium :

Tre pezzi della tradizione. Melismas are richly developed, and verbal accentuation correct – Gorczycki was careful about declamation of text, therefore repetition is economical and justified. Write a customer review. Similarly little is known about his compleorium education; however, it is known that he attended the University of Praguewhere he graduated from the department of Liberal Arts and Philosophy, and then attended the University of Viennawhere he gained a licentiate in theology.

There is no doubt, however, that it was St. Other titles in the series. Newsletter PWM Sign up. The composer operates here consummately in both polyphonic and homophonic textures.

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