Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki: Completorium for 4 voices, 2 violins, 2 trumpets and organ – Play streams in full or download MP3 from Classical Archives. Polish Baroque composer Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki. Shop gorczycki completorium sheet music, music books, music scores & more at Sheet Music Plus, the World’s Largest Selection of Sheet Music.

Author: Tojajas Narn
Country: Guatemala
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Career
Published (Last): 15 September 2007
Pages: 326
PDF File Size: 19.5 Mb
ePub File Size: 2.78 Mb
ISBN: 395-1-85848-898-3
Downloads: 88756
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Faurg

He used the most advanced achievements of the compositional techniques of the time. Some scholars date the origins of the Compline back to an even earlier stage of Christianity, horczycki a formative role to St.

It is here we see Gorczycki’s mastery of counterpoint; he wrote massesas well as arrangements of cpmpletoriumantiphonsoffertories and hymns which all belong to this category. 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.

Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki – Wikipedia

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 coompletorium singing together which itself would be liturgically inadmissible replaces liturgical characteristics with purely artistic ones. He was appointed conductor on 10 Januaryand remained in this position until his death on 30 April 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.


Please find your local distributor on the listor order our sheet music through the Hal Leonard online shop: He was ordained on 22 March We also do not know how a thirteen-year-old boy from a peasant family could start his studies xompletorium liberal arts and philosophy at Charles University in Prague, which Gorczycki did in 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.

In you, Lord, I have taken refuge — was added in the 9th century, and the hymn at some point between the10th and 13th centuries. Motetto seu Offertorium de Sancto Joseph. Concerti a 2 I. Iustus ut palma fl.

Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki ? He makes use of a wide-ranging vocal apparatus. Through solo displays for each voice, duets in all possible combinations, frequent use of trios, and finally through full polyphony in comppletorium choir he reaches to a great variety of sounds. Toggle navigation Hradetzky 50! These works were composed for small ensemble and choir.

Basil in the 4th century.

Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki (1667?—1734)

Other titles in the series. During his lifetime he was called the Polish Handel. Initially, the service consisted of three psalms 4, 91, Views Read Edit View history.


The earliest recorded information on any of Gorczycki’s works comes frombut he must have written a substantial amount before in order to copmletorium appointed Kapellmeister. This page was last edited on 7 Januaryat Gorczycki is regarded as an outstanding Polish composer of the high baroque. The solo voices, except for a few stereotypical progressions, reveal strong invention.

Benedict, who gave the Compline the structure that has been used widely in the West.

Likewise, the composer does not avoid chromaticism, but it is used carefully. Write a customer review. These are works for 4 part choir, either a cappella or with small accompanying ensemble.

Life We have no information, whatsoever, about Gorczycki’s musical formation, which is surprising given the fact that he later became a consummate dompletorium with a superior level of expertise in music. The Divine Dialogue II. In addition, he became a professor of rhetoric and poetry as well as a director of music at the Academy.

Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki, Completorium

Benedict in the 6th century. Concerti a 2 II. Melismas are richly developed, and verbal accentuation correct – Gorczycki was careful about declamation of text, therefore repetition is economical and justified.

The composer operates here consummately in both polyphonic and homophonic textures. Gorczycki wrote gorczjcki church music: