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Anna Nowak

Anna Nowak

Anna Nowak

*26 III 1953 Bydgoszcz

Anna Nowak, teacher, publicist, music theoretician. She studied in the High School of Music in Gdańsk (diploma in 1977). Afterwards she became a school teacher and a lecturer in the High School of Music in Gdańsk. In 1987 she got her PhD in theory of music.

Since 1979 she is a lecturer at the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz. She has participated in many Polish and international conferences and published many articles and texts to encyclopedias. Since 1989 she is a member of the Polish Composers' Union. 

She is most focused on the concerto genre in 19th and 20th century and also the development of this genre in Polish music after 1945. She has analised the concertos by Grażyna Bacewicz, Tadeusz Baird, Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, Wojciech Kilar, Witold Lutosławski, Andrzej Panufnik, Krzysztof Penderecki, Kazimierz Serocki, Tadeusz Szeligowski.

Problem przemiany samego pojęcia gatunku koncertu poddała interpretacji kognitywistycznej.


 

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