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Damian Stachowicz
1658 - 1699
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D. Stachowicz
Damian Stachowicz (1658 - 27/11/1699), one of Poland's most outstanding composers of the Baroque; born in Sokolow, near Przemysl, died in Lowicz, near Warsaw, Poland. A monk and member of the Piarist Order, Stachowicz was also a professor of rhetoric and poetics. He spent time in Warsaw, Chelm, Piotrkow Trybunalski, Gora Kalwaria, Lowicz, and in Podoliniec in the Spisz region. His most popular work is the concerto Veni Consolator for soprano, clarino trumpet and organs, which is triumphal and bright in nature. Damian Stachowicz's other well-known works include his Missa requiem, the psalms Beatus Vir, Dixit Dominus, Laudate Pueri, and the motet Beata Nobis Gaudia.
Father Damian (1658 - 1699) lived for 41 years, 25 in the congregation of Piarists; was a masterful musician and esteemed composer, renowned throughout the Kingdom of Poland.
Missa requiem
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Label(s):Pro Musica Camerata PMC 035
This Missa requiem for SSATB voices, two violins, two timpani and basso continuo, contains:
01. Intro´tus; requiem aeternam
02. Graduale; requiem aeternam
03. Tractus; absolve Domine
04. Sequentia; Dies irae
05. Offertorium; Domine Jesu Christe
06. Sonata
07. Sanctus
08. Agnus Dei
09. Communio; lux aeterna
Source:booklet of cd PMC 035
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis