Illustrative, background music was for years treated as a lower category production. However, one only has to really listen to the pieces that accompanied various editions of the Polish Film Chronicle to realise how many pearls were there waiting to be discovered. And if one took out the voice-over, got rid of the pictures and left the music by itself? “Kroniki filmowe” invites you on a trip to an alternative dimension of Polish popular music.
Soul Service DJ Team, known for excellent compilations “Polish Funk”, together with GAD Records, searched through the archives of the Studio of Documentary and Feature Films, selecting among numerous sessions thirteen unique tracks. “Kroniki filmowe” offers music of a very wide range of styles: from the sound experiments of Augustyn Bloch and Mateusz Święcicki, through the swinging themes of the Polish Jazz Quartet and the Bogusław Rudziński Quintet, to the rock-funk mayhem of SBB and Waldemar Pa....... more