Individual movements are in contrast with each other in regard to character, content and texture. They allow to show possibilities of two instruments with particular accent on clarinet technical and expressive abilities.
Composer was presented with the Award of Minister of Defence of 3rd Degree for this composition in 1974.
This one movement piece for clarinet and horn has a form of rondo.
One movement piece for cello and organ.
This is one movement composition for violin and piano has no name other than its tempo. It was written during Christmas Holidays in Sobieszów near Jelenia Góra in December 1955.
This composition for violin and piano was written to meet educational needs of the violin 4th and 5th level at a music school. Individual variations are devoted to different technical problems that occur during a violin course.
The piece was composed at the request of organist Prof. Mirosław Pietkiewicz. This is one movement composition with the character of elegy, which has deep musical form and also virtuoso elements in the lead part of violin. Organs have an assisting function however they also have solo and dialogue parts.
The piece was composed for the composer’s granddaughter and his son Artur.
This one movement piece was composed at the commission of Organ Conversatory in Legnica. It was also transcripted for piano as Aria for Viola and Piano.
This one movement piece is a transcription of Aria for Viola and Organ for piano.
Also known as Kammermusik für 2 Blechbleserquartette the composition consists of six contrasting movements. Main features are polyphony and dual-choir – constant correspondence between individual voices as well as the two quartets.
The piece was composed for the Warsaw Trombone Quartet of Stanisław Pierożek and is based on themes of Polish church songs.
The composition was written to meet the demand of performing organists for a composition for organ and piano. This duo has a very rare instrumental composition where organ and not piano take a leading role. The form of the piece is in the middle between a sonata and a suite, with stylistic Read more
This two movement composition was written at the commission of Mr. Andrzej Wróbel, director of the band Camerata Vistula. Both quintets are in intermittent dialogue.
The piece was written as part of composer’s plan to write a series of compositions for wind instruments in a cooperation with the Department of Wind Instruments at PWSM in Warsaw. The piece has three movements with the first and the third lively and joyful. The second movement has a melodious Read more
The piece was composed at the request of clarinet player Prof. Ludwik Kurkiewicz. The second version is a transcription for viola – Concerto Duo for Viola and Piano (1974).
The piece was dedicated to the composer’s son. The first version was composed for clarinet in 1973 – Concerto Duo for Clarinet and Piano.
This one movement piece was composed at the commission of clarinet player Prof. Ludwik Kurkiewicz.
This composition for violin and piano with virtuoso elements was written to meet stage requirements.
The piece was composed for the flute player Mrs. Elżbieta Gajewska and Wilanow Quartet in 1974. However personal changes in the Quartet delayed the work and it was finally finished in 1988. It is a composition in the sonata form with three contrasting movements. Read more
This three movement composition with the form close to sonata was written for the Warsaw Piano Quintet. The movements are contrasting. The first one is a free form of sonata allegro and features thematic dualism, develpoment and reprise. The second movement has a peaceful character. Each repetition Read more
These are dialogues for organ and harp in one piece composed at the commission of Organ Conservatory in Legnica.
This is a one movement composition written to meet educational needs.
The piece is composer’s tribute to French impressionists and has a lot of stylistic allusions referring to them. This composition was later transcripted for piano and five wind instruments as Music for Piano, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn and Bassoon (1972).
Initially the piece was composed for harp as Music for Harp, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn and Bassoon in 1963.
Also known as Chamber Music for 10 instruments.
Composition written for educational purposes in the tempo and form of a Polish lively dance Oberek – one of five Polish national dances – for two pianos for children. The exact year of composition is not known but it was written between 1967 and 1977.
The piece was commisioned by the Wind Quintet of the Polish Radio and TV in Katowice.
This is a popular Polish Christmas carol transcripted by the composer for violin and two violas for his son Artur, his wife Maria and their daughter Katarzyna.
This composition is a quintet for flute,oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon also known as Quintet for 5 Wind Instruments. It was dedicated to the composer’s professor, distinguished teacher and Polish composer Kazimierz Sikorski (1895-1986).
Five movement composition for oboe, clarinet and bassoon written at the commission of Mr. Benedykt Górecki, Head of Chamber Wind Instruments Class in PWSM in Warsaw. Contrasting tempo and texture is at the basis of creating emotion and narrative features in all movements with intermittent Read more
One movement piece for trumpet and organ.
Also known as Quartet for 4 French Horns. For this composition composer was presented with the Award of the Minister of Defence of the 3rd degree on 12 October 1974.
The piece was composed to meet stage requirements with virtuoso and spectacle elements. Formally follows traditional structure and consists of three contrasting movements. It has an interesting theme especially in a mysterious second movement and in passionate and fiery movement three. The voice of violin Read more
The composition was written at the request of composer’s son Artur Paciorkiewicz. It is built of three contrasting movements.
A three movement piece in a traditional form. The first movement is a sonata allegro dialogue between the two instruments. The second is slowly and melodious with the A-B-A structure. The third movement has a form of rondo referring to a Balkan folk music.
Initially composed for two violins as Sonatina for Two Solo Violins in 1955. This viola version is no different than the original but performed by the perfect fifth lower. The idea of performing the original sonatina on two violas was suggested by Artur Paciorkiewicz, composer’s son and it was recorded in Polish Radio in duo with Stefan Kamasa.
The piece was composed for the Competition of Stage and Chamber Music in 1953. Composer was presented with the 2nd Award. The piece was also transcripted as Concertino for Bassoon and Wind Band (1974) and for double base and piano by Tadeusz Pelczar as Allegro scherzando from Sonatina for Basson and Piano in 1976.
This piece was dedicated to two violinists Mrs. Irena Dubiska and Mrs. Eugenia Umińska and was later transcripted as Sonata for Two Violas (1976).
This is a three movement piece. The short and slow introduction in the first movement blends into sonata allegro – Allegro ben moderato – with the energetic, even impulsive first theme and lyrical second theme. Both themes are lead through all instruments in different registers, colours and harmonic background. Read more
The piece was commissioned by and dedicated to Varsovia Quartet. At the request of band members it was written to meet their individual abilities and music styles. The form of the composition draws on the one exercised by the First Viennese School, Romantic music and such composers as Bartók, Ravel, Read more
The piece was composed for the Warsaw Harp Trio: Mrs. Elżbieta Dastych – flute, Mr. Artur Paciorkiewicz – viola and Urszula Mazurek – harp. It is a virtuoso composition written for three equally treated instruments. It is composer’s tribute and expression of fascination with Baroque music, giving both the Read more
Also known as A Theme with Variations for String Quartet. The piece consists of 12 variations – Andante / Poco vivo / Moderato / Allegretto con spirito / Allegro marciale / Adagio molto / Allegro scherzando / Lento / Allegro molto / Con moto / Grave lugubre / Presto con fuoco / Allegro non troppo – and a developed double fugue.
A calm and slow theme of Andante is built of sixteen bars. First variations are strongly related to the theme, the later ones less so. Each of the variations is unique in character and a separate entity but at the same time links with the following variation. There are numerous forms here: two and three-piece songs, marches, preludes, scherzo, toccatino and double fugue.
This is a transcription of the traditional Polish Christmas carol When the Christ is Born (Gdy się Chrystus Rodzi) for viola and two violas for the composer’s son Artur, his wife Maria and their daughter Katarzyna.
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