String Quartet No. 2 "Little Commentary"


  • Fragment 1
  • Fragment 2
  • Fragment 3
Performers: Silesian Quartet

The work refers to the theory of rotation of the celestial spheres formulated by Nicolaus Copernicus for the first time in the manuscript Commentariolus (Little Commentary) around 1514.

A rotation is understood here as a multiple return.

The composition was created in 2011 at the request of the Pro Novum company, on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.

Performance history:
PREMIERE: November 15, 2012; Silesian Quartet, the 25th anniversary of Pro Novum; Patio of the Monopol Hotel in Katowice

Recordings history:
June 28, 2012; Silesian Quartet; Concert Hall of the Academy of Music in Katowice; recording production: Beata Jankowska-Burzyńska.


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