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Górecki In Context – Essays On Music, Book 4 By Maja Trochimczyk
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This volume, the fourth of four books that the paperback edition has been divided into, presents Andrzej Wendland's study of the Fourth Symphony by Polish composer Henryk Mikołaj Górecki... More > (1933-2010). It also includes a list of works, photographs, and a bibliography. Maja Trochimczyk, Ph.D., is a music historian, poet, photographer, and non-profit director born in Poland and living in California (www.trochimczyk.net). Her work on Górecki was previously published in the Musical Quarterly, the Polish Music Journal, and Organized Sound. She also published seven books on music, seven volumes of poetry, and hundreds of articles and poems.< Less
Górecki In Context - Essays On Music, Book 2 By Maja Trochimczyk
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This volume, the second of four books that the paperback edition has been divided into, includes three studies of life and music of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (1933-2010) - by Maja... More > Trochimczyk (overview and Third Symphony) and Kinga Kiwala (Second Symphony). These are chapters 8-10 in the paperback edition. The eBook also includes a list of works, music examples, portraits, photographs, and a bibliography. Maja Trochimczyk, Ph.D., is a music historian, poet, photographer, and non-profit director born in Poland and living in California (www.trochimczyk.net). Her work on Górecki was previously published in the Musical Quarterly, the Polish Music Journal, and Organized Sound. She also published seven books on music, seven volumes of poetry, and hundreds of articles and poems.< Less
Górecki In Context - Essays On Music, Book 1 By Maja Trochimczyk
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This volume, the first of four books that the paperback edition has been divided into, gathers interviews with Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (1933-2010) spanning his career (1962-2008). It also... More > includes a list of works, portraits, photographs, and a bibliography. Maja Trochimczyk, Ph.D., is a music historian, poet, photographer, and non-profit director born in Poland and living in California (www.trochimczyk.net). Her work on Górecki was previously published in the Musical Quarterly, the Polish Music Journal, and Organized Sound. She also published seven books on music, seven volumes of poetry, and hundreds of articles and poems.< Less
Górecki In Context - Essays On Music, Book 3 By Maja Trochimczyk
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This volume, the third of four books that the paperback edition has been divided into, presents studies of the music of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (1933-2010). Teresa Malecka writes about his... More > interest in Polish musical traditions and his piano music, Maja Trochimczyk about his visit to Los Angeles. These are Chapters 11 to 13 of the original paperback. The volume also includes a list of works, music examples, photographs, and a bibliography. Maja Trochimczyk, Ph.D., is a music historian, poet, photographer, and non-profit director born in Poland and living in California (www.trochimczyk.net). Her work on Górecki was previously published in the Musical Quarterly, the Polish Music Journal, and Organized Sound. She also published seven books on music, seven volumes of poetry, and hundreds of articles and poems.< Less
Górecki in Context: Essays on Music By Maja Trochimczyk
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This volume gathers interviews with and studies of the music of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (1933-2010). Interviews span his career (1962-2008) and studies are by Górecki scholars from... More > Poland, the U.K., the U.S., and Australia. Chapters highlight three symphonies: the Second Copernican (Kiwała), the Third Symphony of Sorrowful Songs (Trochimczyk) and the Fourth Tansman Episodes (Wendland). Two studies by eminent scholar and Górecki’s personal friend, Prof. Teresa Malecka present his links to tradition and his piano music. The volume also includes an overview of Górecki’s career, list of works, music examples, portraits, photographs, and a bibliography. Maja Trochimczyk, Ph.D., is a music historian, poet, photographer, and non-profit director born in Poland and living in California (www.trochimczyk.net). Her work on Górecki was previously published in the Musical Quarterly, the Polish Music Journal, and Organized Sound. She published six books on music, six volumes of poetry, and hundreds of articles and poems.< Less
Meditations On Divine Names By Maja Trochimczyk
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"Meditations on Divine Names" is an anthology of contemporary poetry, featuring 140 poems by 64 poets associated with diverse spiritual traditions. Their poems represent: various branches... More > of Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Kabbalah, Wicca, Sukyo Mahikari, and ancient Greek, Egyptian, Hawaiian, and Slavic religions. The book is divided into ten paired sections: Naming, Names, Earth, Water, Air, Fire, He, She, Being, and Loving. The editor, Maja Trochimczyk is a poet, music historian, photographer and non-profit director. Born in Poland and educated in Poland and Canada, she published six books of music studies and six volumes of poetry. She describes herself as a Catholic mystic.< Less
Into Light: Poems and Incantations By Maja Trochimczyk
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This collection includes 36 poems and 12 "incantations" that focus on the intertwined spiritual concepts of Light and Love. The poems, initially written within Catholic mystical tradition... More > of contemplation and adoration of the Divine presence, gradually evolved to encompass a broader scope of spiritual insights, without losing the main focus: reaching out in Love to the One Light, the Source of All. The simple and repetitive meditations and incantations are meant to inspire, uplift, and fill the heart with Light and Love. Maja Trochimczyk, Ph.D., is a Polish American poet, music historian, photographer, and author of six books on music, most recently "Frédéric Chopin: A Research and Information Guide" (rev. ed., 2015). Trochimczyk’s seven books of poetry include "Rose Always," "Miriam’s Iris," "Slicing the Bread," "The Rainy Bread," and two anthologies, "Chopin with Cherries" and "Meditations on Divine Names."< Less
I Give You the World By Maja Trochimczyk
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A long poem for the birth of my grandson Adam Depinski, entitled "I give you the world" and including my favorite things, illustrated with photographs of family, from great grandparents,... More > through uncles, aunts, and also some of my favorite things...< Less
Into Light: Poems and Incantations By Maja Trochimczyk
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This collection includes 36 poems and 12 "incantations" that focus on the intertwined spiritual concepts of Light and Love. The poems, initially written within Catholic mystical tradition... More > of contemplation and adoration of the Divine presence, gradually evolved to encompass a broader scope of spiritual insights, without losing the main focus: reaching out in Love to the One Light, the Source of All. The simple and repetitive meditations and incantations are meant to inspire, uplift, and fill the heart with Light and Love. Maja Trochimczyk, Ph.D., is a Polish American poet, music historian, photographer, and author of six books on music, most recently "Frédéric Chopin: A Research and Information Guide" (rev. ed., 2015). Trochimczyk’s books of poetry include "Rose Always," "Miriam’s Iris," "Slicing the Bread," "The Rainy Bread," and two anthologies, "Chopin with Cherries" and "Meditations on Divine Names."< Less
Odwrócony Dom By Hanna Kulenty-Majoor
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Hanna Kulenty, a Polish-Dutch composer, is the author of more than a hundred compositions (solo, chamber music, symphonies, opera, theater and film). Her works have been performed on all continents... More > and she taught at many music institutions (Poland, USA, Canada, Great Britain, Denmark, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, and Lithuania). In 1990 she was a guest composer of the DAAD in Berlin and now is a professor in Bydgoszcz, Poland. She is the laureate of many awards, incl. the first place in the 50th International Tribune of UNESCO Composers and Mozart Medal from UNESCO International Music Council for the First Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra (2003). Kulenty's first book "Odwrocony Dom" /"Inverted House" consists of two parts. Initially, it was an attempt to quickly record a collection of strange dreams and visions. She added facts from her life, philosophical thoughts and fantasies. Is it surrealism or realism? ... The "Odwrocony Dom" is inverted or reflected in the mirror - as in an image by Magritte.< Less