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2 Chorale for Organ (2 Chorale Fantasies)

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

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2 Preludes for Organ

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

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2 Psalms

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

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Adoro Te Devote

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…”.

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Andante for Violin and Organ

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.

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Aria for Viola and Organ

This one movement piece was composed at the commission of Organ Conversatory in Legnica. It was also transcripted for piano as Aria for Viola and Piano.

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Ave Maria – for 4 voice mixed choir and organ

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 […]

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Chants of Warsaw – for men’s choir and organ

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

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Duo Concertante for Organ and Piano

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

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Gothic Fantasy

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

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Improvisation for organ

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.

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I Introduction

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.

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II Introduction

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.

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Missa Brevis

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.

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Oratorio “De Revolutionibus”

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.

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I Organ Concerto – for organ and wind band

This version of the concerto was written for the concert dedicated to the staff and families of the Warsaw Garrison, that took place on 5 May 1976. The earlier version of the piece for symphony orchestra was composed in 1967.

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Postlude for organ

One movement piece with two section internal structure. After the very short Adagio the piece unfolds into the main Allegro non troppo. The composition was published by PWM in 1977 together with Improvisation (1968).

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Prelude for Organ

This piece is based on Polish liturgical songs. It was published together with Toccata II (1975) by Agencja Autorska in Diptychos in 1982. Composition dedicated to the renowned organist Joachim Grubich.

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Rozmyślajmy dziś (I)

A one movement song for mixed choir and organ with lyrics from XVI century Polish song for Lent titled Rozmyślajmy dziś, wierni chrześcijanie.

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Small Prelude and Fugue No. 1

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.

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Small Prelude and Fugue No. 2

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.

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Small Prelude and Fugue No. 3

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 […]

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Sonata F# minor

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.

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Toccata for Solo Organ (Toccata I)

It is a virtuoso composition in one movement with the two part internal structure, dedicated to Polish organist and composer Feliks Rączkowski (1906-1989). It was published in 1974 by Agencja Autorska together with the Gothic Fantasy.

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II Toccata

The piece was composed at the request of organist Prof. Feliks Rączkowski with the intention for it to be a composition closing a recital. It was published with the Prelude for solo organ in 1982 as Diptychos.

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Triptych for Organ (Triptyhon)

This piece was composed in reply to the request of organist Józef Serafin for his concert in the Silberne Kapell in Hofkirche in Innsbruck (Silver Chapel in Court Church). No pedal or limited pedal use is assumed. The piece consists of three movements: Introduction, Meditation and