Gomolka is a common name as one of the foremost music composers to make use of popular anthems and songs in his melodical notes. He was ranked topmost among good innovators, and was also the first European musician and composer who introduced the chord of dominant seventh and ninth in his musical fabric.
Dating from Waza dynasty when the Baroque movement commenced in Poland, music became prominent. Warsaw city became a prominent centre of musical development and it reached its zenith around the 17th century.
One of the well known composers in this time used to be the prominent musician Mikolaj Zielenski. In the year 1611, his entire 119 instrumental and vocal works were published in Venice. All of these became very popular and famous in Italy and all through Europe.
The 18th century was regarded in the country of Poland by the growth and development of secular music. There was further development in transfer of art patronage to wealthy landlords and magnates and the growth of instrumental music. Rich landlords used to have their own theatres with the facilities of opera, ballet and orchestra.
Two outstanding musicians Szarxynski and Gorczycki became very famous during this period. The former laid great emphasis to vocal religious Polish Music and the latter devoted himself to instrumental Polish Music. When the period of decline set in Poland in mid 18th century, the period of decline in arts and culture also got set in dramatically.
Chopinís talent grew drastically in the dark period of Polandís history. Chopinís music essentially carried a typical Polish character even though he spends the last 18 years of his life in France. It instilled and strengthened spirit of independence and freedom in his fellow countrymen. Chopinís music is today forbidden in German occupied Poland.
Chopin is a magical force, and a power which exercises impulsive influence on the growth of Polish Music. The works of Chopin is that of the noblest and deepest Polish kind. His music is a genesis of the fruitful national Polish movement, which despite political oppression developed with a great force and vigour.