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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These are works completrium 4 part choir, either a cappella or with small accompanying ensemble. 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 to a great variety of sounds. Write a customer review. He retained that function until his death in Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki ca.

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Grzegorz Fompletorium Gorczycki ? Retrieved from ” https: 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 is regarded as an outstanding Polish composer of the high baroque. Log in Wish list. Toggle navigation Hradetzky 50! He used the most advanced achievements of the compositional techniques of the time. 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.


Gorczycki wrote mainly church music: The Divine Soliloquy Hradetzky50! After his death, Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki was honored with gorczycji title gemma sacerdotum a gem of priesthood.

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

During his lifetime he was called the Polish Handel. The psalms and the canticle are set in a manner of spiritual concerti, complstorium prevailing genre that was the predominant type of composition in Poland yet one that was never part of the monastic liturgical tradition.

The solo voices, except for a few stereotypical progressions, reveal strong invention. 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.

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Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki (1667?—1734)

Gorczycki’s original score of The Completorium. There is no doubt, however, that it was St. Please find your local distributor on the listor order our sheet music through the Hal Leonard online shop: Concerti a 2 II. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.


Some scholars date the origins of the Compline back to an even earlier stage of Christianity, attributing a formative role to St. In addition, he became a professor of rhetoric and poetry as well as a director of music at the Academy. Born in Rozbark near Bytom in Silesia then Habsburg Monarchy aroundlittle is known of his early life. Tre pezzi della tradizione.

Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki, Completorium

These works were composed for small ensemble and gorczhcki. This page was last edited on 7 Januaryat It was most likely written for the musicians at Wawel Cathedral. 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.

Views Read Edit View history. Concerti a 2 I. Melismas are richly developed, and verbal accentuation correct – Gorczycki was careful about declamation of text, therefore repetition is economical and justified.