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Концерт состоялся 6 December 2017 года

Series: Genuine organ as it should be

The concert featured:

Marek Stefański (organ, Kraków)

Programme: D. Buxtehude, J.S. Bach, J. Haydn, M. Surzyński, F. Nowowiejski

Every child and of course every adult has heard about Santa Claus and his Russian “brother” Father Frost. No winter passes without waiting for their miracles, but few people remember that these Christmas figures originated from St. Nicholas who practiced charity and secretly brought gifts to poor people who had kids.

On December 6 the world commemorates this saint of the late third and early fourth century. Many miracles are connected with his name! St. Nicholas secretly helped three dowerless girls, throwing bags of gold into their window – and the gold fell into stockings hanged to dry. For that reason children expecting gifts from Santa Claus hang their best socks for the night. What’s more, St. Nicholas is a patron of those who travel in the sea.
On the threshold of Christmas the famous Polish organist Marek Stefański presents an extraordinary concert programme dedicated to St. Nicholas.

D. Buxtehude (1637-1707) – Partita F-dur (arr.: M. Stefanski)

J.S. Bach (1685-1750) – Sinfonia BWV 248/3 (Weihnachts-Oratorium; arr.: M. Stefanski)

J.S. Bach                          – Vater unser im Himmelreich BWV 1083
– Nun komm der Heiden Heiland BWV  659
– Sei gegruesset Jesu guetig BWV 1120

J. Haydn (1732-1809) – Rondo G-dur (fuer Floetenuhr)

M. Surzyński (1866-1924) – Improwizacje na temat polskiej piesni koscielnej “Święty Boże” op. 38
– Improwizacja na temat polskiej piesni koscielnej “Kto sie w opieke….” op.65

F. Nowowiejski (1877-1946) – Fantazja polska “Pasterka na Wawelu” op. 9 nr 1
– Fantazja “Boże Narodzenie w prastarym kościele Mariackim w Krakowie” op. 31 nr 3

F. Nowowiejski – Finale z Symfonii organowej g-moll op. 45 nr 2

Organ concert on Santa Claus' day

An organ concert in the Cathedral with a small surprise from Santa Claus!

We listened to: Kuhn Organ

Tags: Fairy tale, Father Christmas, Genuine organ as it should be, Gift, Holiday, Santa Claus