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The solo voices, except for a few stereotypical progressions, reveal strong invention. Motetto seu Offertorium de Sancto Joseph. At that time, Cracow had a very vibrant musical community with 15 active ensembles. Through solo displays for each voice, duets in all possible combinations, frequent use of trios, and finally through full polyphony horczycki the choir he reaches to a great variety of sounds.

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Unfortunately none of his compositions were ever published during his lifetime, so most of them have been lost; 39 works can, however, be attributed to him with surety. WORK Not one of Gorczycki’s compositions was printed during his lifetime and thus because of a scarcity of sources we know only a fraction of his creative output. Gorczycki was appointed the Master of the Cathedral music program. The piece shows characteristics of the techniques which were shortly to shine in the great oratorios of G.

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.

Gorczyckis Completorium is one of the finest Polish works in this form.

Log in Wish list. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Divine Dialogue II. He was appointed conductor on 10 Januaryand remained in this position until his death on 30 April Life We have gorczyckii information, whatsoever, about Gorczycki’s musical formation, which is surprising given the fact that he later became a consummate artist with a superior level of expertise in music.


Cover page of The Completorium by Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki — manuscript with the composer’s signature. Gotczycki navigation Hradetzky 50! During his lifetime he was called the Polish Handel. He retained that function until his death in Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki ca.

The Wawel Archcathedral – the nave. Similarly little is known about his musical education; however, it is known that he attended the University of Prague compleorium, where he graduated from the department of Liberal Arts and Philosophy, and then attended the University of Viennawhere he gained a licentiate in theology.

It is here we see Gorczycki’s mastery of counterpoint; he wrote massesas well as arrangements of introitsantiphonsoffertories and hymns which all belong to this category. The violin, which performs with the vocal parts, shows a lot of melodic independence. Views Read Edit View history. Gorczycki is regarded as an outstanding Polish composer of the gorxzycki baroque.

The composer operates here consummately in both polyphonic and homophonic textures. Other titles in the series. Records show that the cycle must have been in their repertoire of Cracow’s Jesuit musicians as well and many features of the music strongly suggest that the cycle was not written for liturgical use.

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 Prague, which Gorczycki did in Benedict, who gave the Compline the structure that has been used widely in the Completoriuk. The earliest recorded information on any of Gorczycki’s works comes frombut he must have written a substantial amount before in order to be appointed Kapellmeister.

Born in Rozbark near Bytom in Silesia then Habsburg Monarchy aroundlittle is known of his early life.

Perhaps Gorczycki, a man of faith, wanted to illuminate musically these scriptural texts that were at the very center of monastic evening prayers He was ordained on 22 March This page was last edited on 7 Januaryat Also parlando for the whole vocal ensemble creates high tension. Grzegorz Gerwazy Commpletorium ?


Tre pezzi della tradizione. The Divine Soliloquy Hradetzky50! Newsletter PWM Sign up. He used the compleforium advanced achievements of the compositional techniques of the time.

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Basil in the 4th century. 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.

Furthermore, the separation of the antiphons from gorczyfki 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 comppletorium artistic ones.

Likewise, the composer does not avoid chromaticism, but it is used carefully. There is no doubt, however, that it was St.

Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki (1667?—1734)

These are works for 4 part choir, either a cappella or with small accompanying ensemble. Benedict in the 6th century. These works were composed for small ensemble gorcsycki choir. Concerti a 2 I. Please find your local distributor on the listor order our sheet music through the Hal Leonard online shop: Gorczycki returned to Cracow two years later to assume the function of the vicar of Wawel Cathedral which gave him the privilege of living in girczycki royal castle and started to sing in the Cathedral Choir.

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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. Crudelis Herodes; Deus tuoru. This style was more popular at the time, as opposed to the Renaissance style of the above works.