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2 Chorale for Organ (2 Chorale Fantasies)

Duration: 15'
Movements: Przez Twoje Święte Zmartwychpowstanie / Boże w dobroci
Instrumentation: org
Composed in: 1984

The first chorale’s form is based on Johann Sebastian Bach and Cesar Franck chorales and was dedicated to Andrzej Chorosiński, renowned Polish organist. It is a chorale fantasy exploiting a well known Polish Easter song titled Przez Twoje Święte Zmartwychpowstanie. The second chorale is a fantasy Read more

2 Preludes for Organ

Movements: Andante espressivo / Non troppo lento
Instrumentation: org
Composed in: 1941

The earliest organ compositions of the composer – 2 preludes – Andante espressivo and Non troppo lento. The original score manuscript of the preludium in Andante tempo has been misplaced. According to the composer it was published in one of the Feliks Raczkowski collections. From composer’s accounts Read more

2 Psalms

Duration: 7'
Movements: Głos mój woła do Pana / Chwalcie Boga
Instrumentation: S(T) org
Composed in: 1974

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 Read more

Adoro Te Devote

Duration: 4'
Instrumentation: S org
Composed in: 1986

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…”.

Andante for Violin and Organ

Duration: vl org
Movements: Andante
Composed in: 1984

The piece was composed at the request of organist Prof. Mirosław Pietkiewicz. This is one movement composition with the character of elegy, which has deep musical form and also virtuoso elements in the lead part of violin. Organs have an assisting function however they also have solo and dialogue parts.

Ave Maria – for 4 voice mixed choir and organ

Duration: 3'
Movements: Lento
Instrumentation: coro (SATB) org
Composed in: 1991

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 choirs.

Chants of Warsaw – for men’s choir and organ

Duration: 17'
Instrumentation: coro (2T2B) org
Composed in: 1980

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 Read more

Duo Concertante for Organ and Piano

Czas: 18'
Części utworu: Comodo / Largo quieto / Giocoso e scherzando / Adagio deciso
Instrumentacja: org pft
Rok: 1962

The composition was written to meet the demand of performing organists for a composition for organ and piano. This duo has a very rare instrumental composition where organ and not piano take a leading role. The form of the piece is in the middle between a sonata and a suite, with stylistic Read more

Gothic Fantasy

Duration: 8'
Instrumentation: org
Composed in: 1968

The piece written on the occasion of  Milenium Chrztu Polski (1000th anniversary of Poland’s christening). It is a virtuoso piece in the form of chorale variations on the subject of the oldest Polish song Bogurodzica Dziewica. The piece presents a number of virtuoso and interpretation challenges. A wide Read more

Improvisation for organ

Duration: 6'
Movements: Lento misterioso
Instrumentation: org
Composed in: 1968

This is one movement piece with the three section internal structure. The first section has a homophonic texture, the second has a fugata form and the third with inverted form against the first one. The piece was published by PWM in 1977 together with Postludium.

I Introduction

Duration: 4'
Movements: Maestoso
Instrumentation: org
Composed in: 1989

The piece was composed on the occasion of blessing the new organ in St. Zygmunt church in Bielany in Warsaw. The dominant technique of this one movement composition is polyphony.

II Introduction

Duration: 5'
Movements: Moderato maestoso
Instrumentation: org
Composed in: 1992

The piece was composed for the occasion of blessing of the new organ in the St. Ann church in Warsaw. The instrument was a gift from the Church of Austria on the 300th anniversary of Battle of Vienna. The piece was composed at the request of priest Zygmunt Malacki, rector of the church.

Missa Brevis

Duration: 14'
Instrumentation: coro (SATB) org
Composed in: 1973

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.

Oratorio “De Revolutionibus”

Duration: 70'
Movements: Almagest / De Revolutionibus / Cosmos
Instrumentation: 2222 4331 batt (2 esec) ar org archi SATB coro (2S2ATB and boy's)
Composed in: 1972

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. Read more

Small Prelude and Fugue No. 1

Duration: 4'
Movements: Larghetto / L'istesso tempo
Instrumentation: org
Composed in: 1984

The piece was composed with the intention of enriching Polish organ literature. It is an organ miniature, a diptych with a closed form, where the composer applied both old and modern poliphonic and homophonic styles. This is another virtuoso piece. Published by PWM in 1995 as Three small preludes and fugue. Two chorale – for organ.

Small Prelude and Fugue No. 2

Duration: 6'
Instrumentation: org
Composed in: 1984

The piece was composed with the intention of enriching Polish organ literature. It is an organ miniature, a diptych with a closed form, where the composer applied both old and modern poliphonic and homophonic styles. This is another virtuoso piece. Published by PWM in 1995 as Three small preludes and fugue. Two chorale – for organ.

Small Prelude and Fugue No. 3

Duration: 6'
Movements: Lento / Moderato
Instrumentation: org
Composed in: 1984

The piece was composed with the intention of enriching Polish organ literature. It is an organ miniature, a diptych with a closed form, where the composer applied both old and modern poliphonic and homophonic styles. This is another virtuoso piece. Published by PWM in 1995 as Three small preludes and fugue. Two chorale – for organ.

Sonata F# minor

Duration: 15'
Movements: Allegro con fuoco / Andante espressivo / Finale - Allegro scherzando
Instrumentation: org
Composed in: 1946

The three movement piece has a modern style with a very rich harmonics and typical organ texture. A very precise setting of notes and rhythm corresponds with the classical style present in works of Brahms, Reger and Hindemith. At the same time the strong chromatisism of melody leads to connections with the late romantic style.