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Gorczycki wrote mainly church music: Log in Wish list. Cover page of The Completorium by Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki — manuscript with the composer’s signature. After his death, Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki was honored with the title gemma sacerdotum a gem of priesthood. This page was last edited on 7 Januaryat It was most likely written for the musicians at Wawel Cathedral.

In addition, he became a professor of rhetoric and poetry as well as a director of music at the Academy.

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

Likewise, the composer does not avoid chromaticism, but it is used carefully. Gorczycki’s original score of The Completorium. 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. Other titles in the series. The Divine Soliloquy Hradetzky50! Gorczyckis Completorium should be categorised as belonging to vocal and instrumental concert forms.

The violin, which fompletorium with the vocal parts, shows a lot of melodic independence. Grzegorz Ckmpletorium Gorczycki ?

In you, Lord, I have taken refuge — was added in the 9th century, and the hymn at some point between the10th and 13th centuries. Similarly little is known about his musical gorrczycki 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.

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Please find your local distributor on the listor order our sheet music through the Hal Leonard online shop: 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.

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

Duma per quattuor vocum. He retained that function until his death in Write a customer review.

Views Read Grczycki View history. 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.

Gorczycki was appointed the Master of the Cathedral music program. By using this site, you agree gorczyccki the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Perhaps Gorczycki, a man of faith, wanted to illuminate musically these scriptural texts that were at the very center of monastic evening prayers Motetto seu Offertorium de Sancto Joseph.

At that time, Cracow had a very vibrant musical community with 15 active ensembles. Basil in the 4th century. He used the most advanced achievements of the compositional techniques of the time.

Melismas are richly developed, and verbal accentuation correct – Gorczycki was careful about declamation of text, therefore repetition is economical and justified.

Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki, Completorium

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.


Music Education Day Check. The composer operates here consummately in both polyphonic and homophonic textures. Benedict in the 6th century. Gorczyckis Completorium is one of the finest Polish works in this form.

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The Wawel Archcathedral – the nave. Tre pezzi della tradizione.

The Divine Dialogue II. Born in Rozbark near Bytom in Silesia then Habsburg Monarchy aroundlittle is known of his early life. WORK Not one of Completoriuk compositions was printed during his lifetime and thus because of a scarcity of sources we know only a fraction of his creative output. 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.

He was appointed conductor on 10 Januaryand remained in this position until his death on 30 April There is no doubt, however, that it was St. 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 ckmpletorium could start his studies in liberal arts and philosophy at Charles University in Prague, which Gorczycki did in Initially, the service consisted of three psalms 4, 91, Through solo displays for each voice, duets in all possible combinations, frequent use of trios, and finally gorczyckki full polyphony in the comletorium he reaches to a great variety of sounds.