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10 Kurpie Songs

This series of ten songs is a result of composer’s fascination with the Kurpie region folk tradition. The ten songs are: Leciały guńsańki / Gospodarze, gospodynie / Kiedym jo zila ziónek zielóny / Chto chce / Siadoj Marys na wóz / Gdzie sie wybziros panie Nichale / Tancujze dziwcyno / U jeziorecka

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10 Silesian Songs

This series of songs is a result of composer’s fascination with Silesia region tradition and in reply to the social demand for this kind of repertoire. The ten songs are: Kaj zajada, to zajada / Na tym naszym groniu / Nie ma to takiej dziewczynie / Zakukała, zapłakała / Gwiazdeczki, gwiazdeczki / Czemużeś ty

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2 Psalms

These two psalms with lyrics adapted by Polish poet Leopold Staff (1878-1957) are both David’s Psalms – no. 141 Voce mea ad Dominum and no. 150 Laudate Dominum – and were commissioned by Stanisław Moryto for the VIII Organ Festival in Koszalin. The music both in vocal and organ part is influenced

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4 Wedding Kurpie Songs

The songs are for male choir and are a new arrangement of earlier compositions: Gdzie się wybziros panie Nichale / Why are you come (Pocóżeście przyjechali moi mili goście) / Pocóżeście kawalirzy przyszli / Przyślizwa tu przyśli, to nas przyzitojta.

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5 Olsztyn Songs – for high voice and piano

This is a series of five songs (5 Pieśni Olsztyńskich): Gdy trzcina zaczyna płowieć / A w tych borach olsztyńskich / Tyś jest jezioro moje / A na skraju lasu / Spływają krople z ula – with lyrics by Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński.  

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A Game (Skipping Rope)

Composition written for educational purposes between 1967 and 1977. The exact year is difficult to establish. This one movement piano piece focuses on such harmonic features as tone clusters and bitonality. The piece was originally titled Skipping Rope but was eventually published as A Game.

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A jak śpiewać, to już śpiewać

This is choral song for three equal voices based on the poem by Polish poet Maria Konopnicka (1842-1910). It was written for the Children Choir of the State Music School No. 1 in Warsaw, directed by Mr. Zbigniew Soja.

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A Peasant, a Fox and a Dog

The piece was composed for the band Capella Bydgostiensis, performing in Filharmonia Pomorska im. Ignacego Jana Paderewskiego (Pomeranian Philharmonic) in Bydgoszcz. The composition is in a form of small cantata with lyrics from a fable by Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) in translation by

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Song About Halftones

This piano accompaniment was composed for the melody and lyrics of Hanna Lachertowa for educational purposes. It is one movement piece performed both by a teacher and a student during musical classes. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published […]

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A wczora z wieczora

Music for four voice mixed choir for the Polish Christmas carol A wczora z wieczora, based on a XVII century song.

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Ad Multos Annos

This composition – a song for men’s choir – was written when composer lived in Płock.

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Adoro Te Devote

Adoro Te Devote is an Eucharistic song for high voice and organ composed for liturgical text of Thomas Aquinas. Mrs. Maria Wacholc described the composition in 1992 in her article as follows: “…this beautiful composition features a noble cantilena and harmonic wealth…”.

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An Adventure of Wanderer Bear

Music for An Adventure of Wanderer Bear play by Gyennadyi Matveev, Russian playwright. Directed by Marta Janic and translated by Elżbieta Kalinowicz, the play premiere took place in the Puppet Theatre in Łódź on 21 December 1950.

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An Incredible Invention of Professor Nut

Music for the puppet theatre titled An Incredible Invention of Professor Nut (Niezwykły wynalazek profesora Orzeszka) by Zofia Nawrocka. Directed by Henryk Ryl. The premiere spectacle took place in 1958 in the Arlequin Puppet Theatre in Łódź (Teatr Lalek Arlekin).

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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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Angelica (Leo Ferrero)

Music for theatre play Angelica (Leo Ferrero), satirical drama in three acts translated by Tadeusz Żeromski and directed by Roman Sykała. The spectacle premiere took place on 17 February 1957 in Teatr Dramatyczny in Poznań.

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Angelo, Tyrant of Padova

Music in three acts for the theatre play Angelo, Tyrant of Padova by Viktor Hugo. Translated by Marian Żurawka and directed by Zbigniew Koczanowicz. The premiere took place in 1960 in Łódź.

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Ave Maria – for 4 voice mixed choir and organ

This piece – arranged for four voice mixed choir and organ – was composed for choirs from music schools of 2nd degree in Legnica, for the Organ Conservatory in 1991. It is one movement piece with latin religious lyrics. Composer used the simplest technical measures to ensure that the piece can be performed by school […]

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Ave Regina Caelorum

The piece was composed at the request of musicology section at the Akademia Teologii Katolickiej on the 10th Anniversary of the academy Choir. The A-B-C structure uses Latin text of a Marian antiphon, which is sung between the holiday of the Presentation of Jesus in Temple and

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Ave Verum Corpus

This composition is a transcription of Ave verum corpus in D major (KV 618) by W. A. Mozart for three pianos, written at the request of Prof. Regina Smendzianka, Head of the  II Piano Department in The Fryderic Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. THe original Mozart’s composition is a motet for four voice mixed choir, […]

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Ballad of Two Scythes

The song for three voice children’s choir composed at the commission of Państwowe Zakłady Wydawnictw Szkolnych for the Guide for a school choir leader (Przewodnik dla prowadzącego chór w szkole podstawowej). The piece is particularly suitable for a proficient amateur choir.

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Balladyna

Tragedy in five acts by Juliusz Słowacki (1809-1849), one of Polish national poets, directed by Henryk Ryl. The spectacle premiere took place on 15 July 1957 in the Puppet Theatre Arlekin in Łódź.

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Ballet Legend of Warsaw

Ballet in 2 acts based on libretto by Irena Turska explores a popular plot in Polish stories for children, of a beautiful princess turned into a duck by a wicked wizard. The duck wanders in mysterious cellars of Ostrogski Castle in Warsaw at Tamka Street.

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Cadence (I)

This is a transcription of Cadence (I) from the Concerto D minor No. 2 (RV 394) by Antonio Vivaldi for viola d’amore. It was written for the composer’s son for his naming day in1986 (naming days are more often celebrated in Poland than birthdays).

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Cadence (II)

This is a transcription of Cadence (II) from the Concerto D minor No. 2 (RV 394) by Antonio Vivaldi for viola d’amore. It was written for the composer’s son for his naming day in1986 (naming days are more often celebrated in Poland than birthdays).

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Cat and Mouse

This is piano accompaniment to the melody and lyrics by Hanna Lachertowa. It was composed for educational purposes and is performed by both a teacher and a student. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie)  published in 1979 by […]

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Chants of Warsaw – for men’s choir and organ

This composition was commissioned by the Warsaw Men’s Choir Harp (Warszawski Chór Męski Towarzystwa Śpiewaczego “Harfa”) for the 75th anniversary of the choir.The form of the piece is sequential A-B-C-D-E-F-A’ and it is an apotheosis of love to its hero city, embodiment of human virtues and

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Chants of Warsaw – for men’s choir and symphony orchestra

This is the second version of cantata Chants of Warsaw originally composed for men’s choir and organ – Chants of Warsaw – for men’s choir and organ. This transcription of the composition was regarded by the composer as a better one because of the wider colour potential. The form of the piece is

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Children’s Sonatina (I)

Composition written for piano for educational purposes. It is a short three movement piece with cyclical form. The first movement is monothematic, the second has a form of a strophic song, and the third is polyphonic with constant motivic correspondence and voice changes.

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Ciaccona

This is transcription of Ciaccona from the 2nd Partita D minor by J. S. Bach (BWV 1004) for violin and strings, written at the commission of Tadeusz Ochlewski, Head of Chamber Orchestra Con moto ma cantabile. Original Ciaccona was written by Bach for solo violin.

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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 Sonatina for piano

This is virtuoso, three movement piece regarded by pianist as sonata. It was named sonatina by the composer because of subject and formal development. The form is cyclical with wide melodic. 

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Contrapunctus XVIII

Both fugues from Contrapunctus XVIII, Die Kunst der Fuge (BWV 1080) by J. S. Bach were originally composed for 2 hapsichords. The composer transcripted the original for the string quartet.

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Conversation

A short piece for piano composed for educational purposes and published by PWM in 1968 in a collection titled Żabki i inne utwory dla dzieci na fortepian, edited by Stanisława Raube.

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Teal – for 4 voice mixed choir

This song for was composed to illustrate the text and melody of the folk Kurpie region melody taken from the collection Kurpik. The piece was composed in the end of the 40′ of the XX century. The second version of the composition was transcripted for solo soprano and piano in 1950.

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The Dancing Master

Music for theatre play – comedy in three acts – The Dancing Master (El maestro de danzar, 1594) by Lope de Vega. Full name Felix Arturo Lope de Vega y Carpio (1562-1653) was a Spanish playwright and poet. Translated by Włodzimierz Słobodnik and directed by Roman Sykała. The spectacle premiere took place in Teatr Powszechny in […]

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Diligent Pupil

This piano accompaniment was composed for the lyrics of Hanna Lachertowa for educational purposes. It is one movement piece performed both by a teacher and a student during musical calsses. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in […]

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Dozwól mi

This song has been written in the form of motet for four men’s voices.

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Earth’s Burden – for solo soprano and piano

This is a series of five songs for soprano voice and piano – Ogrody dzieciństwa / Martwa natura / Narodziny liryki / Jeszcze kilka pieśni / Od liści po obłoki – composed for the lyrics of Włodzimierz Słobodnik. Uniform music and the texture matching technical possibilities are characteristic for

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Earth’s Burden – for solo soprano and orchestra

This is a series of five songs for soprano voice and piano – Ogrody dzieciństwa / Martwa natura / Narodziny liryki / Jeszcze kilka pieśni / Od liści po obłoki – composed for the lyrics of Włodzimierz Słobodnik. Uniform music and the texture matching technical possibilities are characteristic forthis piece. Originally the piece was composed for […]

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Falling Halftone

This is a piano accompaniment which was composed for the lyrics of Hanna Lachertowa for educational purposes. It is one movement piece performed both by a teacher and a student during musical exercises. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) […]

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Fearless Burg

Music for the puppet play Fearless Burg (Dzielny Gród) by Tamara Gabbe, directed by Henryk Ryl. The spectacle premiere took place on 1 June 1952 in Puppet Theatre Arlekin in Łódź.

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Fifths with Accompaniment (1)

It is one movement piece performed both by a teacher and a student during musical exercises. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

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Fifths with Accompaniment (2)

It is one movement piece performed both by a teacher and a student during musical exercises. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

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Gdzieżeś mi się podziała

This is one movement song for solo voice with piano with lyrics by the composer. Tadeusz dedicated this piece to his fiancee – Zofia Wiaczkis.

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Golden Duck

Golden Duck is a fable with lyrics by Hanna Januszewska. The composition was commissioned by the Polish Radio. The fable was broadcasted by the Polish Radio and also recorded by Polskie Nagrania MUZA.

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Happy Song

This piano accompaniment was composed for the lyrics of Hanna Lachertowa for educational purposes. It is one movement piece performed both by a teacher and a student during musical exercises. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 […]

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Hej tam w polu jezioro

The song was composed to help composer with his work with amateur choirs. It is a strophe based piece drawing on a folk melody from the Mazovia region of Poland. Its texture is characterised by imitation technique. The same main theme is present in all voices. The song aimed at amateur choirs.

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Homeland – choral song for 3 equal voices

This composition was written for the school choir lead by Mr. Zbigniew Soja in PPSM No. 1 in Warsaw. It has a ceremonial character and was written for the lyrics of poet Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński. It features a well developed form and is an apotheosis of a common people song. This one movement piece has

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Homeland – song for 4 voice men’s choir

It has a ceremonial character and was written for the lyrics of poet Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński. It features a well developed form and is an apotheosis of a common people song. This one movement piece has a A-B-A’ internal structure where each section has different tempo and mood. The archetype of the piece was a […]

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Homeland – song for 4 voice mixed choir

This piece has a ceremonial character and was written for the lyrics of poet Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński. It features a well developed form and is an apotheosis of a common people song. This one movement piece has a A-B-A internal structure where each section has different tempo and mood.

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Homeland – song for 4 voice mixed choir and piano

It has a ceremonial character and was written for the lyrics of poet Konstanty Ildefons Galczynski. It features a well developed form and is an apotheosis of a song for masses. This one movement piece has a A-B-A’ internal structure where each section has different tempo and mood. The archetype of the piece was a […]

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Homeland – song for mixed choir and symphony orchestra

The composition was written to meet the demand of national choirs for songs with a common character but with high artistic features. It has a ceremonial character and was written for the lyrics of poet Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński. It features a well developed form and is an apotheosis of a common

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Homeland (Song of Homeland)

This is one movement song for four voice children’s choir, based on the lyrics of Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński, with three part A-B-A’ internal structure. The piece has a couple of versions and the archetype of the piece was a song with the same title composed for mixed choir also in 1953.

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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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Kiedy Zbawcę Narodu

One movement song for words by Alojzy Feliński. This composition is also the second part of cantata Chants of Warsaw which was composed in two versions: for men’s choir and organ and for men’s choir and symphony orchestra.

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Kitten and Mouse

This piano accompaniment was composed for the lyrics of Hanna Lachertowa for educational purposes. It is a one movement piece performed both by a teacher and a student during musical exercises. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in […]

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Kurpie Triptych

Kurpie Triptych consists of three songs for solo voices, choir and a folk band and was commissioned by the Polish Radio. It is aimed at more experienced amateur choirs because of its technical level.

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Leciały Guńsańki

A song for soprano voice and piano composed for lyrics of a folk song from Kurpie region. It was also written in the arrangement for mixed choir a cappella as 1st part of 10 Kurpie Songs.

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Manfred

Music for theatre play Manfred – drama in three acts by Adolf Rudnicki, directed by Marek Okopiński. The premiere spectacle took place on the 9 November  1956 roku in Teatr Nowy in Łódź.

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Mazur Kajdaniarski – for 2 equal voices

One movement piece for the lyrics of the song Mazur Kajdaniarski, composed in 1949. The lyrics were originally written in 1886 after the trial of Proletariat group in Warsaw Citadel, which at the time was under Russian occupation. The piece was also transcripted for 3 voice choir and for 4 voice choir.

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Mazur Kajdaniarski – for 3 voice mixed choir

One movement piece for the lyrics of the song Mazur Kajdaniarski, composed in 1949. The lyrics were originally written in 1886 after the trial of Proletariat group in Warsaw Citadel, which at the time was under Russian occupation. The piece was also transcripted for 2 voices and for 4 voice choir.

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Mazur Kajdaniarski – for 4 voice mixed choir

One movement piece for the lyrics of the song Mazur Kajdaniarski, composed in 1949. The lyrics were originally written in 1886 after the trial of Proletariat group in Warsaw Citadel, which at the time was under Russian occupation. The piece was also transcripted for 2 voices and for 3 voice choir.

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Missa Brevis

This mass was composed at the request of Janusz Dąbrowski, conductor of Międzyuczelniany Chór Akademicki, on the 1oth anniversary of the choir. This piece was composed specifically for liturgical texts.

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Much Ado About Nothing

Music for the theatre play Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare. The comedy in five acts, directed by Jerzy Ukleja had its premiere spectacle in Teatr Powszechny in Łódź on 10 May 1958.

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Music for Mezzo-soprano and Strings

This composition was commissioned by Karol Teutsch, Head of Chamber Band of Filharmonia Narodowa (Warsaw Philharmonic). It is one movement piece with vocalise and easy structure close to A-B-A form. It means that the piece consists of a couple of episodes where the last one is a repetition

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Music for short film “ABC malarstwa”

ABC malarstwa was an educational film about art produced by Wytwórnia Filmów Oświatowych w Łodzi. It teaches about history of painting from Gothic to the XX century and about theory of painting, means of expression and development of form in particular. Director and script author – Bohdan Mościcki; commentary – Prof. Jan Białostocki; camera – […]

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Music for short film “Lis chytrusek”

Music illustrating a black and white film produced in Studio Filmów Kukiełkowych in Łódź. Director and script author – Zenon Wasilewski; camera – Zygmunt Kamiński. The plot of the film is about a hungry fox which had been praising the alleged beauty of the crow’s voice for so long that the crow eventually opened its […]

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Music for short film “Pyza”

The film produced in colour in Studio Filmów Lalkowych w Tuszynie near Łódź. Director and script author – Lucjan Dembiński; camera – Leszek Nartowski. A story about a girl created from a dumpling and her adventures with a little hare she met on their way to the town of Toruń. Based on the stories Pyza […]

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Music for short film “Szewczyk Dratewka”

The film produced in colour in Studio Filmów Lalkowych w Tuszynie near Łódź. Director and script author – Zenon Wasilewski; camera – Leszek Nartowski. Yet another version of the well known Polish story for children about a dragon and a brave shoemaker. Based on the story by Maria Kownacka titled Szewczyk Dratewka.

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Music for Soprano and String Band

This composition was written for the soprano singer Jadwiga Gadulanka and the Chamber Band of Filharmonia Narodowa (Warsaw Philharmonic) lead by Karol Teutsch. It is one movement piece with vocalise and easy structure close to A-B-A form. It means that the piece consists of a couple of

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November Night

Theatre music for drama November Night (Noc Listopadowa) by Stanisław Wyspiański (1869-1907), directed by Kazimierz Dejmek. The spectacle premiere took place on 19 January 1956 in Teatr Nowy in Łódź.

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Oberek – for 2 pianos

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.

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Ode To Youth (I)

Cantata for four voices, choir and orchestra with lyrics from Ode To Youth (Oda do młodości)  by Romantic Polish national poet Adam Mickiewicz (1978-1855). It was a diploma work of the composer at the Department of Composition at PWSM in Łódź in June 1950. The composition is in classic modernism style and

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Ode To Youth (II)

Cantata for four voices, choir and orchestra with lyrics from Ode To Youth (Oda do młodości) by Romantic Polish national poet Adam Mickiewicz (1978-1855). The piece was composed for the Mixed Choir Surma on its 60th anniversary. It is a modernised version of the diploma work of the composer which

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Of Chopin songs

Cantata for 4 voice mixed choir with lyrics by Artur Oppman. The inspiration to compose the series of songs in different rhythms and musical ambience was taken from poems of Artur Oppman. The composition consists of six songs – Po klawiszach / Czy przypominasz / Jak mazurek zuchowaty /

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Old Town Rhymes

A one movement song for single voice and piano with lyrics by Włodzimierz Słobodnik.

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Old Town Song

Song for voice with piano with lyrics by Włodzimierz Słobodnik. Slightly modified, it was published in a collection Toast serdeczny under the title Old Town Rhymes (Rymy staromiejskie).

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Gdańsk Romance

The opera was composed for the libretto of Wiktor Brégy, based on the story by Jadwiga Luszczewska (Deotyma), titled Panienka z okienka. The story takes place in the XVII century in the town of Gdańsk in the Kingdom of Poland ruled by king Władysław IV.

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Oratorio “De Revolutionibus”

Composition was commissioned by a Committee organising the 500th Anniversary of Birth of Nicolaus Copernicus. The oratorio was composed for selected texts and texts by Stefan Polom, that were translated to Latin by Prof. Wiktor Steffen, and it requires a large ensemble of artists – about 200 persons.

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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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Orpheus in the Woods

Orpheus in the Woods is a cantata consisting of six songs with the lyrics by Polish poet Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński (1921-1944). The contents, dramaturgy and formal arrangement of this composition is determined by the original poem and its emotions, changes of atmosphere and bright and charming poetical form.

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Polish Litany

The piece is a song for four voice mixed choir. It was composed at the request of father Kazimierz Szymonik for the Choir of Akademia Teologii Katolickiej in Warsaw. It is religious composition in one movement in the form of litany with lyrics by father Jan Twardowski. Pleading character – so

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Polish National Anthem – for large wind band

This is one of three transcriptions of the anthem which were commissioned for Polish Composers Association (Związek Kompozytorów Polskich). Instrumentations for wind bands were based on the score for symphony orchestra by Jan Maklakiewicz.

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Polish National Anthem – for military wind band

This is one of three transcriptions of the anthem which were commissioned of Polish Composers Association (Związek Kompozytorów Polskich). Instrumentations for wind bands were based on the score for symphony orchestra by Jan Maklakiewicz.

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Polish National Anthem – for popular wind band

This is one of three transcriptions of the anthem which were commissioned of Polish Composers Association (Związek Kompozytorów Polskich). Instrumentations for wind bands were based on the score for symphony orchestra by Jan Maklakiewicz.

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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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Pre-note Song

This piano accompaniment was composed for the melody and lyrics of Hanna Lachertowa for educational purposes. It is one movement piece performed both by a teacher and a student during musical classes. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published […]

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Prelude (Reverie)

Composition written for educational purposes between 1967 and 1977. The exact date is difficult to establish. This one movement piece introducesmodern form creating measures to a student. Initially titled Reverie, the piece was eventuall published as Prelude.

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Ligeia

Radio opera in one act composed for the libretto by Zbigniew Kopalka and texts of  Herodotus the Greek historian and Archilochus the Greek poet. Their texts show  sinister consequences of Aphrodite’s envy. The young and beautiful queen Ligeia enraged the Greek goddess of love envious about Zeus. As a result fights erupt in the kingdom, […]

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Reapers (Song)

Composition written for educational purposes. It is one movement piece based on a folk melody in the form of canon with polyphonic character. The original manuscript was titled A Song; it was however published as Reapers.

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Rozmyślajmy dziś (I)

A one movement song for mixed choir and organ with lyrics from XVI century Polish song for Lent titled Rozmyślajmy dziś, wierni chrześcijanie.

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Sad Song

This is a piano accompaniment which was composed for the lyrics of Hanna Lachertowa for educational purposes. It is one movement piece performed both by a teacher and a student during musical exercises. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) […]

170

Sauna

Music for theatre play Sauna (from Russian Banya), drama in six parts by Russian poet and playwright Vladimir Mayakovski (1893-1930). Translated by Artur Sandauer and directed by Kazimierz Dejmek. The spectacle premiere took place on 11 December 1954 in Teatr Nowy in Łódź.

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Sea-froth Cut-out (II)

This is transcription of original cantata Sea-froth Cut-outs (I) for three voice children’s choir and brass quintet for a three voice children’s choir with piano. This version of the piece was composed to aid an education of choir singers and when there were difficulties in finding the professional brass

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Sea-froth Cut-out (III)

This is another version of the small cantata Sea-froth Cut-outs (I) for three voice children’s choir and brass quintet in transcription for a three voice children’s choir, string band and piano. This composition was written for school bands – the choir and the string band lead by Zbigniew Soja in PPSM No. 1 (State Music […]

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Sea-froth Cut-outs (I)

This composition is a small cantata for three voice children’s choir and brass quintet with lyrics by Włodzimierz Słobodnik. The inspiration to write this piece was a nice and cheerful poem received from its author Włodzimierz Słobodnik during holiday in Dom Pracy Twórczej ZAIKS in Ustka in 1956.

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Soldier’s Dream

This is one movement song for four voice mixed choir using lyrics by the poet Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński.

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Song About a Trumpet

This piano accompaniment was composed for the melody and lyrics of Hanna Lachertowa for educational purposes. It is one movement piece performed both by a teacher and a student during musical classes. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published […]

182

Song About Prime Voice

This piano accompaniment was composed for the melody and lyrics of Hanna Lachertowa for educational purposes. It is one movement piece performed both by a teacher and a student during musical classes. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published […]

183

Song about Soldiers of Westerplatte – for 4 voice men’s choir

The song was written by the composer fascinated with the poetical expression of the poem by Polish poet Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński (1905-1953). The music serves as an illustration for the text of the poem. Its contemplative and reflective character of the song was underlined by the use of spoken lyrics. The other version of the […]

184

Song about Soldiers of Westerplatte – for 4 voice mixed choir

The song was written by the composer fascinated with the poetical expression of the poem by Polish poet Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński (1905-1953). The music serves as an illustration to the text of the poem. Originally the song was composed for four voice men’s choir in1968.

188

Songs of Mazovia, Vistula and Warsaw

Compostion was written in the form of cantata as a result of fascination with poems of Władysław Broniewski and consists of the following five songs – Równino mazowiecka / Rzeko piękna / Mowo polska / Nad Wisłą jest miasto / Warszawo, strzaskana kolumno (double fugue) – lyrics for which were taken from the poem Mazovia […]

189

Songs of the Virigin Mary

This is a series of songs for three voice mixed choir which was written for a young church band lead by the composer. It is an arrangement of eight well known church songs from father Jan Siedlecki’s church songbook (Śpiewnik kościelny) for two female and one male voice. Songs are aimed at amateur choirs and […]

193

Stop the Train

Music for the theatre play Stop the Train by Evan McColl. Directed by Roman Sykała. The spectacle premiere took place on 8 January 1955 in Teatr Powszechny in Łódź.

195

Symphonia de Nativitate

Symphonia de Nativitate by Polish anonymous from 1759 is a reconstruction for a string band. The composition was reconstructed at the request of Tadeusz Ochlewski, Director of PWM and Head of the band Con moto ma cantabile. Based on the remains of orchestra scores and autographs from the middle of XVIII century, the composer created entirely […]

197

Teal – for solo soprano and piano

This song for was composed for singer Lidia Skowron. It illustrates the text and melody of the folk Kurpie region melody taken from the collection Kurpik. This is the second version of the composition which was originally composed for four voice mixed choir a cappella (1948).

198

Thai National Anthem

This is the arrangement of Thai National Anthem for symphony orchestra commissioned by Warsaw Philharmonic (at the time National Philharmonic).

199

The Road to Rome

This is music for the play The Road to Rome by Robert Emmet Sherwood (1986-1955). Translated by Wacława Komarnicka and Krystyna Tarnowska, directed by Roman Skała. The spectacle premiere took place on 17 March 1962 in Teatr Powszechny in Łódź.

200

Thinking Homeland

These two songs for six voices mixed choir were composed at the request of father Kazimierz Szymonik for the Choir of Akademia Teologii Katolickiej in Warsaw. Compositions were inspired by the lyrics of Karol Wojtyła (future pope John Paul II) taken from the collection of poems Myśląc Ojczyzna.

201

Three Bears

Music for the puppet theatre Three Bears. Translated by J. Bułakowski and directed by Wanda Byrska. The play premiere took place in the Puppet Theatre in Łódź on 20 December 1953.

202

To Polish Speech

This is one movement song for three voice children’s choir with irregular structure with lyrics by Polish poet Władysław Broniewski (1987-1962), composed at the comision of Państwowe Wydawnictwa Muzyczne PWM for The Guide for Primary School Choir Master (Przewodnik dla prowadzącego

203

To the Warsaw Bridge

This song was dedicated to and composed at the commission of the Warsaw Choir Surma. The piece has a form of motet with the A-B-C-A’ structure and lyrics by the Polish Renaissance poet Jan Kochanowski (1530-1584). The composer applied elements typical for a Renaissance choir to match the Renaissance lyrics.

205

Tortoise

Composition written for educational purposes for piano for children. It has a broad tonality and slow tempo to illustrate lazy movements of a tortoise.

206

Toy Soldiers

Composition was written for educational purposes for four hands for piano for children. It is a one movement piece with variational structure and in march tempo.

207

Train – for 4 hands for piano

This composition was dedicated to the composer’s grand son and was written at the request of Prof. Krystyna Boczkowska for educational purposes and for a performance of Filip and Wojciech – composer’s grand son. This is one movement piece stimulating child’s imagination by imitating sounds of a moving

208

Train – for piano

This composition was written for educational purposes. This is one movement piece stimulating child’s imagination by imitating sounds of a moving train. Another version was written for four hands: Train – for 4 hands for piano.

211

Two Studies

This two movement piece was composed for educational purposes. Diversity of sound articulation dynamics and introduction of two fermata in one bar are features of this composition.

215

Ushiko (Lovers – Ushiko and Narihira)

The opera was commissioned by Polish Radio and composed for the libretto of Zbigniew Kopalka, based on the ancient Japanese literature from the VII and IX century. The tragic story of love between a courtier Narihira and beautiful Ushiko, also loved by the emperor Selwa.

218

Verdure

This piece was composed at the commission of Państwowe Zakłady Wydawnictw Szkolnych for the guide Przewodnika dla prowadzącego chór w szkole podstawowej. It is a song for three voice mixed choir with lyrics by Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński. It has simple texture and is aimed for highly skilled children’s choir.

219

Vistula

The piece composed as a result of composer’s fascination with poems of Władysław Broniewski. Lyrics were taken from the lyrical poem titled Vistula (Wisła).

220

Warsaw

This composition is a song for three voice female choir or children’s choir with lyrics by Polish poet Julian Tuwim (1894-1953). It was written to meet the needs of the school choir lead by Mr. Zbigniew Soja in PPSM Nr 1 (state music school no. 1) in Warsaw.

221

Warsaw Triptych

The piece consists of three songs for four voice mixed choir and was composed at the commission of Warsaw Mixed Choir Surma (Warszawski Chór Mieszany Surma). Lyrics by three poets were used in the composition: Warszawo w mur potężna by Zygmunt Laukowski, Będziemy znowu mieszkać by

224

Why are you come – for 4 voice men’s choir

The song is based on the folk Kurpie song for choirs lead by the composer. It is an artistic arrangement of three folk songs from the collection of father Władysław Skierkowski titled Puszcza Kurpiowska w pieśni and published by Towarzystwo Naukowe Płockie in Płock in 1928. The internal

229

Your Name

A song for a voice with piano composed under the nickname “Prom”.