Aleksander Pankowski vel Jankowski & Noemi Hańczyk
guitar & harp
ACh Duo is a unique duo created by guitarist Aleksander Pankowski vel Jankowski and harpist Noemi Hańczyk.
Ever since ACh Duo (pronounce /aχ/) formation, the duo has been winning recognition at national and international festivals and competition.Since the beginning of its activity, the duo has been appreciated at many national and international festivals and competition.
The unusual combination of musical instruments and the original repertoire define ACh Duo’s uniqueness as the only ensemble of its kind actively performing in Poland.
The first CD with music for guitar and harp duo - PREMIERE
'Alla Polacca' - is the title of the first Polish album containing Polish music for the guitar-harp instrumental duo, which is released at the turn of 2020 and 2021 by The Association for Polish Guitar Music Development under the small great music (QBK) record company.
The pieces on the album were recorded by the unique ACh Duo, formed by guitarist Aleksander Pankowski vel Jankowski and harpist Noemi Hańczyk.
The album contains a piece Suite in modo polonico by Alexandre Tansman, in a special, original arrangement for guitar and harp, made by the composer himself, two original transcriptions of Fryderyk Chopin's works - Prelude in D flat major, Op. 28 No. 15 and Waltz in C sharp minor, Op. 64 No. 2 and is complemented by compositions played solo by the artists - Grzegorz Jurczyk's Fogbound Mountains for guitar and Deux images for harp, composed by Roman Ryterband.