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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

4 Compositions for Piano

Movements: Marsz kurpiowski / Klopoty kurpianki / Taniec kurpiowski / Taneczny korowód
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1977

The four compositions are titled as follows: Marsz kurpiowski, Kłopoty kurpianki, Taniec kurpiowski and Taneczny korowód. They were composed for educational purposes.

4 Etudes for Double Sounds for Piano

Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1951

Etudes have been composed for educational purposes. All of them are one movement pieces with internal structure leaning towards three section A-B-A. They have wide spectrum melodic style and each ends with virtuoso coda. The names of the pieces are:
– Etiuda tercjowa – Allegro moderato
– Etiuda tercjowa chromatyczna – Allegro
– Etiuda sekstowa
– Etiuda mieszana – Allegro moderato

A Game (Skipping Rope)

Duration: 20''
Movements: Scherzando moderato
Instrumentation: pft

Composition written for educational purposes between 1967 and 1977. The exact year is difficult to establish. This one movement piano piece focuses on such harmonic features as tone clusters and bitonality. The piece was originally titled Skipping Rope but was eventually published as A Game.

Arabesque

Duration: 2'
Movements: Andante
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1975

This piano piece was composed for educational purposes. It is a one movement composition with a figurative melodic line, whole tone scale and variable tempo containing rhythmic triplet, free in form, moved simultaneous chords and chords without modulation.

Children’s Sonatina (I)

Duration: 3'
Movements: Allegretto / Lento cantabile / Moderato giocoso
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1970

Composition written for piano for educational purposes. It is a short three movement piece with cyclical form. The first movement is monothematic, the second has a form of a strophic song, and the third is polyphonic with constant motivic correspondence and voice changes. Read more

Dialogue

Duration: 1'
Movements: Andante
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1970

The piece was composed for educational purposes. It features frequent changes to dynamics from piano to mezzo-forte to forte and piano. As implied by the composition title a constant dialogue between a left and a right hand is present.

Forte-piano

Movements: Andante cantabile
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1967

It is a one movement piece performed both by a teacher and a student during musical exercises. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

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

Hands Shifting

Movements: Con moto (Giusto)
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1967

This one movement short piece for piano was composed for educational purposes. It is played both by a teacher – accompaniment – and a student who plays melody while shifting his or her hands. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

Impressions for Solo Viola

Duration: 14'
Movements: Adagio / Comodo / Lento / Giocoso
Instrumentation: vla
Composed in: 1980

The writing of this piece was inspired by and dedicated to composer’s son Artur. It is cyclical, four movements piece composed with the intention of giving the artist an opportunity for a rich expression based on the virtuoso skill set. Each of the movements was composed with contrast of all form elements at its base. The piece Read more

Improvisation for Solo Harp

Duration: 5'
Movements: Andante cantabile / Poco piu mosso / Gracioso
Instrumentation: ar
Composed in: 1951

The piece was composed at the commission of harp player Prof. Janina Rzeszewicz, who introduced the composition into educational repertoire of higher music schools in Łódź and Warsaw. This is simple composition similar in form to rondo. Melodic and harmonic forms are diatonic and moderately modern. 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.

Kitten and Mouse

Movements: Scherzando
Instrumentation: S pft
Composed in: 1967

This piano accompaniment was composed for the lyrics of Hanna Lachertowa for educational purposes. It is a one movement piece performed both by a teacher and a student during musical exercises. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

Krakowiak (I)

Movements: Vivo
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1967

The piece composed for educational purposes. It is one movement composition in the form and tempo of Krakowiak dance (one of Polish national dances). Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

March

Duration: 1'30''
Movements: Tempo di marcia
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1967

Composition was written for educational purposes for piano for children. It is one movement piece with the A-B-A internal structure and inconsistent emotional form. It was published in 1968 by PWM in a collection Żabki i inne utwory dla dzieci na fortepian.

March (1)

Movements: Marciale
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1967

The piece was composed for educational purposes. This one movement short piece was arranged for piano for children to learn rhythm, metre and tempo, as part of rhythm-and-movement classes. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

March (2)

Movements: Moderato giusto
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1967

This one movement short piece for piano was composed for educational purposes to be used during rhythm-and-movement classes. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

March (3)

Movements: Marciale
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1967

This one movement short piece for piano was composed for educational purposes to be used during rhythm-and-movement classes. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

March (4)

Movements: Marciale
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1967

This one movement short piece for piano was composed for educational purposes to be used during rhythm-and-movement classes. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

March (5)

Duration: pft
Movements: Marciale
Composed in: 1967

This one movement short piece for piano was composed for educational purposes to be performed both by a teacher and a student. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

March (6)

Movements: Marciale
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1967

This one movement short piece for piano was composed for educational purposes to be used during rhythm-and-movement classes. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

March (7)

Movements: Marciale
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1967

This one movement short piece for piano was composed for educational purposes to be used during rhythm-and-movement classes. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

March (8)

Movements: Energico
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1967

This one movement short piece for piano was composed for educational purposes to be used during rhythm-and-movement classes. Composition was included in a school book Note, Sound, Key – the beginning of piano playing (Nuta. Dźwięk. Klawisz – Początki gry na fortepianie) published in 1979 by WSiP.

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.

Sonata for Two Solo Violas

Duration: 12'
Movements: Allegro con spirito / Andante / Presto
Instrumentation: 2 vla
Composed in: 1976

Initially composed for two violins as Sonatina for Two Solo Violins in 1955. This viola version is no different than the original but performed by the perfect fifth lower. The idea of performing the original sonatina on two violas was suggested by Artur Paciorkiewicz, composer’s son and it was recorded in Polish Radio in duo with Stefan Kamasa.

Sonatina for piano

Duration: 4'
Movements: Allegro / Andante espressivo / Allegretto scherzando / Allegro giocoso
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1952

This is a four movements piece – Allegro / Andante espressivo / Alegretto scherzando / Allegro giocoso – in cyclical form. The fourth movement – Allegro giocoso – has a form of rondo with features of sonata allegro. This part is based on Polish national folk dances such as kujawiak and oberekRead more

Train – for 4 hands for piano

Duration: 1'15''
Movements: Allegro comodo
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1988

This composition was dedicated to the composer’s grand son and was written at the request of Prof. Krystyna Boczkowska for educational purposes and for a performance of Filip and Wojciech – composer’s grand son. This is one movement piece stimulating child’s imagination by imitating sounds of a moving Read more

Two Studies

Duration: 35''
Movements: Studium I - Lugubre / Studium II - Allegretto scherzando
Instrumentation: pft
Composed in: 1970

This two movement piece was composed for educational purposes. Diversity of sound articulation dynamics and introduction of two fermata in one bar are features of this composition.