Concerto for Viola and Orchestra

Duration: 14'
Instrumentation: Allegro deciso / Lento moderato / Allegro scherzando
Composed in: 1976

Also  known as Concerto for Viola. This composition was written for the composer’s son, viola player Artur Paciorkiewicz. It is a virtuoso cheerful three movement piece. The first movement – Allegro deciso – is based on two clearly contrasting theme groups. The second one has a regular three-part form. Read more

Concerto Alla Barocco

Duration: 25'
Movements: Moderato / Andante cantabile / Con moto
Instrumentation: cmb 1111 0000 archi (98765)
Composed in: 1978

This piece for harpsichord and a chamber orchestra  was commissioned by renowned Polish pianist and hapsichord player Mrs. Julitta Sleńdzińska (1927-1992). The form of the composition is going far from the classic structure and is similar to earlier concerti grossi. There are a lot of allusions and references typical for Read more

Adagio and Allegro

Duration: 8'30''
Movements: Addagio / Allegro
Instrumentation: archi (33221)
Composed in: 1966

The piece was composed for the Karol Teutsch National Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra in Warsaw. In this two movement coposition composer draws on the traditional sonata form. The first movement is slow and contemplative with a dense and saturated sound. Read more