I Symphony

Duration: 25'
Movements: Lento sostenuto - Allegro ben moderato / Largo pesante / Presto scherzando
Instrumentation: 3333 4331 tmp batt (3 esec) ar archi
Composed in: 1953

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.

II Symphony

Movements: Lento molto / Allegro moderato / Andante comodo / Allegro giocoso
Instrumentation: 3332 4331 xlf tmp batt (4 esec) ar archi
Composed in: 1957

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 […]

Violin Concerto

Duration: 26'
Movements: Allegro ma non troppo e molto maestoso / Lento molto / Allegro appassionato
Instrumentation: 3332 4331 tmp batt (4 esec) ar vl archi (88675)
Composed in: 1955

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.