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 passacagli consisting Read more

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. Read more

Solemn Overture

Duration: 8'
Instrumentation: picc fl* ob* 3cl cl.b fg* / sxfalt sxften sxfbar / tmp tmb gr.c piatti / 2crt(B) 2tr(B)* 3cor(Es) 3trbn / ten(B) bar(B) tb cbbas /* - could be 2fl 2ob 2fg 3tr(B)
Composed in: 1977

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.

Soldier’s Fantasy

Duration: 7'
Composed in: 1968

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 Read more