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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

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.

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

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

Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra

Duration: 19'
Instrumentation: 3222 4331 batt (3 esec) vl1 vl2 archi (87654)
Composed in: 1983

Concerto was commissioned by two violinists Bogusław and Krzysztof Bruczkowski. The piece in three movements without solo cadence and with virtuoso texture, gives opportunity to show the mastery of both soloists in different parts and instrumental set ups. The orchestra part is separate, far from accompaniment Read more

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

Divertimento for Clarinet and Piano

Duration: 10'
Movements: Comodo / Lento cantabile / Giocoso
Instrumentation: cl(B) pft
Composed in: 1968

The piece was written as part of composer’s plan to write a series of compositions for wind instruments in a cooperation with the Department of Wind Instruments at PWSM in Warsaw. The piece has three movements with the first and the third lively and joyful. The second movement has a melodious Read more

Divertimento for Clarinet and String Band

Duration: 10'
Movements: Comodo / Lento cantabile / Giocoso
Instrumentation: cl(B) archi
Composed in: 1968

The piece was written as part of composer’s plan to write a series of compositions for wind instruments in a cooperation with the Department of Wind Instruments at PWSm in Warsaw. The piece has three movements with the first and the third lively and joyful. Read more

Piano Quintet

Duration: 17'
Movements: Allegro ben moderato / Andante / Con moto
Instrumentation: vl1 vl2 vla vc pft
Composed in: 1972

This three movement composition with the form close to sonata was written for the Warsaw Piano Quintet. The movements are contrasting. The first one is a free form of sonata allegro and features thematic dualism, develpoment and reprise. The second movement has a peaceful character. Each repetition Read more

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

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

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 major for Violin and Piano

Movements: Allegro ben moderato / Lento assai / Presto con fuoco
Instrumentation: vl pft
Composed in: 1954

The piece was composed to meet stage requirements with virtuoso and spectacle elements. Formally follows traditional structure and consists of three contrasting movements. It has an interesting theme especially in a mysterious second movement and in passionate and fiery movement three. The voice of violin Read more

Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp

Duration: 10'
Movements: Con moto / Largo (Passacaglia) - L' istesso tempo (Double Fugue)
Instrumentation: fl vla ar
Composed in: 1966

The piece was composed for the Warsaw Harp Trio: Mrs. Elżbieta Dastych – flute, Mr. Artur Paciorkiewicz – viola and Urszula Mazurek – harp. It is a virtuoso composition written for three equally treated instruments. It is composer’s tribute and expression of fascination with Baroque music, giving both the Read more

Violin Concerto

Duration: 26'
Movements: Allegro ma non troppo e molto maestoso / Lento molto / Allegro appassionato
Instrumentation: 3332 4331 tmp batt (4 esec) ar vl archi (88675)
Composed in: 1955

The piece was composed for violin player Mrs. Wanda Wiłkomirska. The composition has a classical form and consists of three movements. The first – Allegro ma non troppo e molto maestoso – with virtuoso cadenza. The second – Lento molto – with A-B-A structure. The third –  Allegro appassionato – in rondo form. Read more