ALEXANDRE TANSMAN (1897-1986): Bassoon Sonata, Suite for Bassoon and Piano, Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano, TADEUSZ BAIRD (1928-1981): 4 Preludes for Bassoon and Piano, MICHAL SPISAK (1914-1965): Sonatine for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon, CZESLAW GRUDZINSKI (1911-1992): Bassoon Sonata No. 2, ZBIGNIEW SLOWIK (b.1972): 2 Dances for Solo Bassoon.
Catalogue Number: 06J075
Label: Acte Préalable
Description: 58 minutes of Polish music for bassoon and piano, with two wind trios interspersed. The longest work here is the 11:07 sonata by Grudzinski, a composer known in Poland for writing popular songs, who uses Polish folk melodies and echoes of the same in a work slightly less in the neo-classical line than those by Tansman, Spisak and even, Baird (Slowik's Rumba and Waltz were written for the soloist). Katarzyna Piotrowska-Wilczewska (bassoon), Agnieszka Kopacka (piano), Lukasz Dzikowski (oboe), Krystyna Sakowska (clarinet), Dominik Wilczewski (piano - Grudzinski).