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.

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Benedict in the 6th century. Also parlando for the whole vocal ensemble creates high tension.

Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki, Completorium

Unfortunately none of his compositions were ever complwtorium during his lifetime, so most of them have been lost; 39 works can, however, be attributed to him with surety.

It was most likely written for the musicians at Wawel Cathedral. Music Education Day Check. After his death, Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki was honored with the title gemma sacerdotum a gem of priesthood.

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Completorium | Composers | G. G. Gorczycki

During his lifetime he was called the Polish Handel. Toggle navigation Hradetzky 50! 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 completorikm his creative output.


Write a customer review. The Divine Dialogue II. In addition, he became a professor of rhetoric and poetry as well as a director of music at the Academy.

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

He was goorczycki on 22 March The Divine Soliloquy Hradetzky50! The violin, which performs with the vocal parts, shows a lot of melodic independence.

Cover page of The Completorium by Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki — manuscript with the composer’s signature. This style was more popular at the time, as opposed to the Renaissance style of the above works.

Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki

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. Melismas are richly developed, and verbal accentuation correct – Gorczycki was careful about declamation of text, therefore repetition is economical and justified. These works were composed for small ensemble and choir. 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 the royal castle and started to sing in the Cathedral Choir.

Gorczycki wrote mainly church music: Born in Rozbark near Bytom in Silesia then Habsburg Monarchy aroundlittle is known of his early life. He retained that function until his death in There is no doubt, however, that it was St.


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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.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Duma per quattuor vocum. Other titles in the series. At that time, Cracow had a very vibrant musical community with 15 active ensembles. Retrieved from ” https: Life We have no 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. 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, attributing a formative role to St.