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Nowowiejski: Quo Vadis (cpte orat); Soloists/Sulkowski/GóreckiCh C/FelNowW&M P [DUX]
AUDIOPHILE BEST FIND (2 CDs)
With this recent release, DUX Records revisits a long forgotten 1907-9 oratorio that was extremely popular in its day, and had chalked up an estimated 200 performances by 1939. Some will remember the underlying story from the Hollywood epic Quo Vadis of 1951 (see 25 July 2007), and may find a similarity to Edward Elgar's (1857-1934) choral works.
Feliks Nowowiejski (1877-1946), was born in what's now Barczewo, Poland. His father was a tailor, and he had a German mother, who had a great interest in the arts. She was also an accomplished pianist, and fostered her son's prodigious musical talent. In that... Continue
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