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Adagio and Allegro

The piece was composed for the Karol Teutsch National Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra in Warsaw. In this two movement coposition composer draws on the traditional sonata form. The first movement is slow and contemplative with a dense and saturated sound.

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Andante lirico

This one movement composition for a string band was commissioned by Polish Radio in Łódź at the request of its director Henryk Debich.

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Concerto Alla Barocco

This piece for harpsichord and a chamber orchestra  was commissioned by renowned Polish pianist and hapsichord player Mrs. Julitta Sleńdzińska (1927-1992). The form of the composition is going far from the classic structure and is similar to earlier concerti grossi. There are a lot of allusions and references typical for

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Concerto for Cello and Chamber Orchestra

This composition was commissioned by the cellist Andrzej Wrobel. It is three movement piece with contrasting narrative and ambience, which were achieved by diversified use of melodic, rhythm, harmony and counterpoint as well as colour specific to different instruments. The form of the composition is typical for the solo instrument with a chamber band.

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Concerto for Harp, Flute and String Band

The piece, also known as Concerto per arpa, flauto e archi, was commissioned by harpist Ariadna Tugaj from Rimsky Conservatory in Petrozavodsk. The three movement piece follows the formal order of a solo concert with orchestra. The applied form are frugal. Although the foreground parts belong to harp and flute, the role of orchestra is comparable.

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Concerto for Oboe and Symphony Orchestra

The piece was composed at the request of oboist Jerzy Kotyczka. It is virtuoso composition which has both demanding solo and symphonic elements with equal division between oboe and orchestra. The piece is built of three contrasting movements. The second version of this piece was written for oboe and wind band in 1987.

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Concerto for Oboe and Wind Band

This concerto is a transcription for a wind band of an earlier composition for symphony orchestra. It is a virtuoso piece with a balanced oboe voice and the orchestra.

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Concerto for Trombone and Symphony Orchestra

This piece was composed at the commission of trombonist Juliusz Pietrachowicz. It consists of three contrasting movements. The first one draws on sonata allegro with two theme groups. The exposition is followed by the virtuoso solo cadence and the ending. The second movement is similar to

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Concerto for Trombone and Wind Band

The piece was written for the the jubilee concert organised by PWSM in Warsaw on the 30th anniversary of composer’s educational and composer work. The first movement draws on sonata allegro with two theme groups. The exposition is followed by the virtuoso solo cadence and the ending.

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Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra

Concerto was commissioned by two violinists Bogusław and Krzysztof Bruczkowski. The piece in three movements without solo cadence and with virtuoso texture, gives opportunity to show the mastery of both soloists in different parts and instrumental set ups. The orchestra part is separate, far from accompaniment

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Concerto for Viola and Orchestra

Also  known as Concerto for Viola. This composition was written for the composer’s son, viola player Artur Paciorkiewicz. It is a virtuoso cheerful three movement piece. The first movement – Allegro deciso – is based on two clearly contrasting theme groups. The second one has a regular three-part form.

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Concerto Music for Large Wind Band

The piece was written on the 40th Anniversary of the Polish Army Forces Representative Wind Band. It has overture form with elements of variation and allows for virtuoso performance of both specific instruments such as oboe, flute, clarinet, baritone horn, cor anglais, as well as of instrument groups e.g. horns, trombones and the orchestra.

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Divertimento for Clarinet and String Band

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.

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Elegy

Composition for trumpet and string band. The piece is an instrumental version of Music for Mezzo-soprano and Strings (1966).

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Joyful Overture

The piece is a transcription of Joyful Overture (Popular) for wind band. It was first performed by the Polish Army Forces Representative Band. Composer was presented with the Award of Minister of Defence of the 3rd degree for this composition in 1968.

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Joyful Overture (Popular)

The piece is a classic example of joyful and fireworks overtures. A dominant role is given to strings. This piece was also transcripted for the large wind band (1965).

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Jubilee Overture

This piece for large wind band was commissioned by Polish Army Forces Representative Band for its 30th Anniversary. Composer was presented with the Award of the Minister of Defence of the 2nd and 3rd degree for this composition in 1974 and 1978 respectively.

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Kurpie Suite

Composition for chamber orchestra. The specific feature of this suite is its structure. Each of the movements reflect different elements of Kurpie wedding dances.

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March No. 1 (9th May)

The piece was commissioned by Polish Army Forces Representative Band for the Liberation Day (9th May). Composer was presented with the Award of the Minister of Defence for this composition in 1978.

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March No. 2 (Parade March)

Composition for large wind band. The piece was commissioned by Polish Amy Forces Representative Band for the 35th Anniversary of Polish Armed Forces. Composer was presented with the Award of the Minister of Defence of the 2nd degree for this composition on 1978.

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Moderato Grazioso

It is one movement piece for piano and orchestra, easy to play and listen to.Formerly known as Allegretto Grazioso, this piece was commissioned by Polish conductor and composer Henryk Debich (1921-2001) for his son.

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I Organ Concerto – for organ and wind band

This version of the concerto was written for the concert dedicated to the staff and families of the Warsaw Garrison, that took place on 5 May 1976. The earlier version of the piece for symphony orchestra was composed in 1967.

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I Piano Concerto (Polish)

The piece was written with educational needs in mind, to fill the gap between grand vituoso concertos of the past and contemporary modern and often too individualistic compositions. The piece has Polish folk elements and a classic concerto form. The first movement is built on two contrasting subjects with

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II Piano Concerto

This piano concert was composed specifically for a renowned Polish pianist Mr. Władysław Kędra (1918-1968), who performed the piece on numerous occasions in Poland and abroad. The piece has a classic piano concerto structure with many technically demanding elements,

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Polonez from the Opera Gdańsk Romance

The piece is a transcription of the fragment of Gdańsk Romance opera – Polonez dance (Polonez is one of five Polish national dances) – written for the Polish Army Forces Representative Band.

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Soldier’s Fantasy

This composition was commissioned by cellist and composer, Prof. Arnold Rezler (1909-2000), artistic director of the Polish Army Forces Representative Band. The piece is a simple sonata in form and is based on popular soldier songs Marsz Gwardii Ludowej and Oka. Harmonics as well as the melodic style of the Fantasy is tonal and

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Solemn Overture

The piece was composed for the International Festival of Wind Bands in Uster in Switzerland  in October 1977. Composer was presented with the Award of Minister of Defence of 2nd degree for this composition in 1978.

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I Symphony

As opposed to the classic four-part subject symphony construction, I Symphony has three movements. The first part is preceded with the slow introduction Lento sostenuto, played on cor anglais. The second part of Allegro has a folk character of Kurpie region.

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II Symphony

The symphony is composed of four movements performed together as parts I and II, and III and IV. The first movement – Lento molto – is an introduction with slow and mysterious character. The second movement – Allegro moderato – works as a main symphonic allegro. The third movement – Andante comodo – is a […]

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Violin Concerto

The piece was composed for violin player Mrs. Wanda Wiłkomirska. The composition has a classical form and consists of three movements. The first – Allegro ma non troppo e molto maestoso – with virtuoso cadenza. The second – Lento molto – with A-B-A structure. The third –  Allegro appassionato – in rondo form.