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Kasia & Basia "Derwid" Recording

$1,450 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 22 people in 8 months
28445086_15212269920_r.jpegHelp us make a recording of all 33 Derwid Songs!

Any sponsors donating $20 or more will receive a link to download 7 of our favorite songs in this project.
A donation of $50 or more will grant a sponsor a download of all 33 songs, plus a special mention in our printed CD booklet and on our social media!


Check out our behind-the-scenes work in the recording studio!

Katarzyna Sadej, mezzo-soprano and Barbara Bochenek, pianist, have been collaborating for several years and have always enjoyed presenting beautiful voice-piano works to the public that are not often heard, or that deserve bigger exposure. Last year they came across these fantastic tango and waltz songs composed by none-other-than Witold Lutoslawski, under the pen name "Derwid". These "pop" songs of the time were specifically composed for Polish radio, but have been largely forgotten, perhaps largely because Lutoslawki was famous for his avant-garde classical music style, and not for these catchy, dance tunes of the day! 

Katarzyna and Barbara, also known as "Kasia & Basia" have begun recording these tango, waltz and foxtrot gems in Los Angeles, but they need financial help to finish recording all of the Derwid songs, so that everyone can hear them, enjoy them and even learn them too! Kasia & Basia want to make all 33 "Derwid" songs available for online streaming platforms and on a CD-release as well.

Recordings are expensive, as can be guessed! Recording studio, recording engineer, CD printing and mastering costs all add up considerably and we are grateful for any help we can get. We've estimated that production costs alone will add up to over $5000 to record all 33 Derwid songs.  We have already invested into this project ourselves and are now seeking sponsors to help us finish!

For more information about our projects together, check out (AND PLEASE LIKE!!) our Facebook Page: 
https://www.facebook.com/kasiaandbasia/




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Here's a clip of one live take in studio of the second half of "Z Lat Dziecinnych" by Derwid :) Stylistically, this song is probably the most musical- theater- like of the bunch! ❤
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Our rehearsal yesterday! 7 more songs on the burner - getting ready for the studio again :)
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Recordings in progress :)
Thanks to all our fans and supporters!!
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