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Variations for string quartet

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 […]

Paweł Paciorkiewicz

A son of Tadeusz and Zofia, he was born on January 3, 1947 in Płock. After he finished the State Primary Music School No 1 in Warsaw in the violin group of Prof. Irena Dubiska, he continued his education at the Jose Marti General High School No XXII in Warsaw. Then he studied at the […]

Artur Paciorkiewicz

A son of Tadeusz and Zofia, he was born on March 27, 1945 in Ursus. After he finished the State Music High School in Warsaw in the violin group of Prof. Irena Dubiska, he went to study at the State Higher Music School in Warsaw in the alto viola group of Docent Stefan Kamasa. Afterwards, […]

Antonina Paciorkiewicz-Dutkiewicz

A daughter of Tadeusz and Zofia, she was born on August 29, 1943 in Warsaw. After she finished the State Music High School in Warsaw she went to study to the State Higher Music School in Warsaw in the piano group of Prof. Jerzy Lefeld and Prof. Lidia Kozubek. When she completed her education, she […]

Zofia Paciorkiewicz nee Wiaczkis

The wife of Tadeusz, born on May 14, 1919 in Warsaw. She was the daughter of Józef Wiaczkis, who was shot by the Nazis in a street execution towards the end of August 1944, and of Zofia nee Zatorska, a former prisoner of the Ravensbrück concentration camp, rescued miraculously by the International and the Swedish […]

70 years of Płock Music School

On the 16 January 2015 the State Music School in Płock celebrated its 70 anniversary. Commemorative plaque in memory of prof. Tadeusz Paciorkiewicz – the founder of the school – was unveiled by the sons of the composer during celebrations.

Endnotes to biography

Notes to the Curriculum Vitae of Tadeusz Paciorkiewicz were compiled by his son Paweł Paciorkiewicz Note 1. Józefa Paciorkiewicz died of influenza in 1920, at the age of 38. Note 2. In February 1939, my father was called up to the 2 Measurements Division of the Cavalry Artillery that was stationed in Toruń in the forts of Rudak. […]

Back in Warsaw

Our life back in Warsaw was still very active. Antonina and Artur continued their education at a music college and Paweł went to a state primary music school. He was the only one among our children who did not want to be a musician, and after he finished the 22nd High School he went to […]

10 years in Łódź

For the next ten years, I worked as a pedagogue at the State Higher Music School in Łódź. At this point, I should go back to 1944, when I was offered a job as an organist in Ursus near Warsaw. I took this job because it provided better financial conditions and because I wanted to […]

In Płock

In February 1945, the German occupation was over. Smoke had not yet dispersed over the ruins of war when I went to Płock to establish a music school there. The idea to found a school in Plock first occurred to me during the occupation in Warsaw. I discussed this plan with many distinguished representatives of […]