Polish composer and pianist Karol Szymanowski died on this day in 1937 – aged 66.
Remembered as one of the eminent Polish composers of the 20th Century, his signature works include 4 symphonies, ballets ‘Harnasie’ and ‘Mandragora’, operas ‘Hagith’ and ‘Krol Roger’ – and 2 violin concertos.
TASMIN LITTLE | SZYMANOWSKI | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.2 | JACEK KASPSZYK & WARSAW PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
JANINE JANSEN & ITAMAR GOLAN | SZYMANOWSKI | MYTHES
DAVID OISTRAKH & VLADIMIR YAMPOLSKY | SZYMANOWSKI | VIOLIN SONATA IN D MINOR | 1ST MVT