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Concerto for Trombone and Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 22'
Movements: Moderato / Adagio molto / Scherzando
Instrumentation: 2332 4300 tmp batt trbn archi (98765)
Composed in: 1971

This piece was composed at the commission of trombonist Juliusz Pietrachowicz. It consists of three contrasting movements. The first one draws on sonata allegro with two theme groups. The exposition is followed by the virtuoso solo cadence and the ending. The second movement is similar to Read more

Concerto for Trombone and Wind Band

Duration: 14'
Movements: Moderato / Adagio molto / Scherzando
Composed in: 1974

The piece was written for the the jubilee concert organised by PWSM in Warsaw on the 30th anniversary of composer’s educational and composer work. The first movement draws on sonata allegro with two theme groups. The exposition is followed by the virtuoso solo cadence and the ending. Read more

Kurpie Suite

Duration: 15'
Movements: Andante sostenuto / Allegro non troppo / Lento espressivo / Presto
Instrumentation: 1111 2210 batt archi
Composed in: 1948

Composition for chamber orchestra. The specific feature of this suite is its structure. Each of the movements reflect different elements of Kurpie wedding dances.

I Piano Concerto (Polish)

Duration: 25'
Movements: Allegro ben moderato / Andante / Allegro scherzando
Instrumentation: 1121 2110 tmp batt (2 esec) pft archi
Composed in: 1951

The piece was written with educational needs in mind, to fill the gap between grand vituoso concertos of the past and contemporary modern and often too individualistic compositions. The piece has Polish folk elements and a classic concerto form. The first movement is built on two contrasting subjects with Read more

II Piano Concerto

Duration: 28'
Movements: Allegro / Andante con variazioni / Allegro scherzando
Instrumentation: 3332 4331 tmp batt (3 esec) pft archi (88675)
Composed in: 1954

This piano concert was composed specifically for a renowned Polish pianist Mr. Władysław Kędra (1918-1968), who performed the piece on numerous occasions in Poland and abroad. The piece has a classic piano concerto structure with many technically demanding elements, Read more

Sonata for Cello and Piano

Duration: 15'
Movements: Allegro non troppo / Adagio / Allegro rustico
Instrumentation: vc pft
Composed in: 1974

A three movement piece in a traditional form. The first movement is a sonata allegro dialogue between the two instruments. The second is slowly and melodious with the A-B-A structure. The third movement has a form of rondo referring to a Balkan folk music.

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