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.
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,
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
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 […]
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.