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My top three Polish tunes of the last decade Posted by on Dec 16, 2019

Charles Darwin once remarked: “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.” Albert Einstein declared: “If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician.” Jimi Hendrix called music his “religion.” We…

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Do you feel like playing piano at the Warsaw airport? Posted by on Nov 13, 2017

A moment of relaxation with music before departure? Now it is possible! Warsaw Chopin Airport in cooperation with Steinway & Sons company offers passengers two pianos of Boston brand. Anyone who wants has an opportunity to play on them. Sounds like such a great idea! It is a zone promoting classical music, especially that of Fryderyk…

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Traditional Polish folk music by the bonfire! Posted by on Jul 14, 2017

Summer is here and my favorite thing to do is sitting by a bonfire with my family, singing songs and roasting marshmallows! I still remember those wonderful nights in Poland, with my family and friends…I remember singing traditional Polish songs that everyone knew by heart:) The Poles have always been a nation fond of singing…

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Let’s learn a Polish drinking song! Posted by on Feb 28, 2017

“Europe has a great culture and an amazing history. Most important thing though is that people there know how to live! In America they’ve forgotten all about it. I’m afraid that the American culture is a disaster.” Johnny Depp I truly don’t think that American culture is a disaster, but I definitely agree that Poles know how to…

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O Stworzycielu Duchu przyjdź…. Posted by on Feb 22, 2017

One of our readers, Beata, asked if I could translate this song for her. Beata, I hope you are reading this, because this post is for you 🙂   Arka Noego, “O Stworzycielu Duchu przyjdź” 1. O Stworzycielu Duchu przyjdź, Nawiedź dusz wiernych Tobie krąg, Niebieską łaskę zesłać racz Sercom, co dziełem są Twych…

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Let’s celebrate International Women’s Day with some great Polish songs about women! Posted by on Mar 8, 2016

Today is International Women’s Day (Międzynarodowy Dzień Kobiet) I always loved this holiday in Poland. Growing up as an only girl in the family (I have two brothers), my father would always make sure that I felt very special on that day (and actually any other day for that matter – I was his princess!)…

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Polish opera – amazing experience Posted by on Oct 22, 2015

A visit to a performance of Polish Opera is not just a musical event! Ten opera theatres have repertoire propositions for the aficionados of Italian belcanto or Wagnerian and even contemporary music. There are performances for adults and children, and popular operettas can also be seen. Poland is not just the music of Chopin! We…

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