May Night: Karol Szymanowski’s First Violin Concerto

Ever heard a concerto that started like this before? [Go on, listen to it all: it’s worth it!] w May Night [Noc majowa] is the title of the poem by symbolist Tadeusz Miciński that was a source of inspiration for Szymanowski’s first violin concerto. The fantastical imagery of the poem –Miciński’s work was a precursor of […]