Chronological list of works

1942

Study for piano

1943

Prelude for piano

Two Mazurkas for piano

1945

À la polonaise for piano

1946

Concertino for piano and orchestra

I. Allegro molto e con fuoco, II. Intermezzo. Andante espressivo, III. Rondo. Allegro vivace

Two songs to words by Wierzyński for voice (soprano or tenor) and piano

1947

Symphonic Scherzo for orchestra

Music for documentary The Mine, dir. Natalia Brzozowska

1948

Triptych for chamber orchestra

I. Toccata. Allegro molto vivace, II. Interludium quasi una fantasia. Andante grazioso, III. Fuga. Lento ma non troppo

Music for documentary Szlembark, dir. Tadeusz Makarczyński

1949

10 Variations with Fugue on an Original Theme  for piano

Five Dwarfs, children’s suite for piano

I. Polka, II. Lullaby, III. Mazurka, IV. Waltz, V. March

Sonatina for piano

I. Allegro molto vivace, II. Moderato, semplice ed espressivo (in modo d'una canzona rustica), III. Presto con bravura

Three Kurpie Melodies for sopranos, tenors and 16 instruments

I. Już się rozzidniwo, II. Oj, siano, siano, III. U jeziorecka

Four Folk Dances for small orchestra

I. Przodek (from Szamotuły), II. Jacok (from Suchodoł), III. Krzyżak (from Suchodoł), IV. Zawiślak (from Machów)

Devil’s Ravine – film music, dir. Tadeusz Kański 

1950

Three Etudes for orchestra

Romantic Concerto for piano and orchestra

I. Allegro molto ritimico, II. Lento delicatamente e cantabile, III. Allegro vivace

Symphonic Pictures for orchestra

I. Procession, II. Landscape, III. Play

Tractor Drivers’ Song for voice and piano

1951

Three Songs for mixed choir a cappella

I. Wedding, II. Love, III. Shepherd

A Warsaw Bricklayer, cantata for solo baritone, choir and orchestra

I. Hard hands, II. Night on the Krasinikis' Square, III. Daily march

Mazovia, chamber cantata for solo soprano and tenor, small choir of sopranos and tenors and small orchestra

I. Largo, molto cantabile, II. Moderatissimo, in modo d'una canzona rustica, III. Lento assai, rubato e delicatemente, IV. Molto tranquillo, V. Larghetto, dolce e semplice

Song of Peace for voice and piano

Wojak i dziewczyna, suite for mixed choir a cappella

1952

Symphony No. 1

I. Maestoso (quasi una fantasia) - Allegro, II. Scherzo, III. Espressivo, IV. Appassionato

Suite of Preludes na fortepian

I. Animato, II. Affettuoso, III. Agitato, IV. Teneramente, V. Veloce, VI. Capriccioso, VII. Furioso

Chopin's Youth – film music, dir. Aleksander Ford

1952–53

Concerto for trombone and orchestra

I. Lento espressivo, molto rubato – Allegro, II. Largo, molto cantabile, III. Allegretto grazioso, IV. Allegro

1953

Symphony No. 2 – Symphony of Song for mixed choir and orchestra (1st version)

I. Esposizione, II. Arioso, III. Scherzo, IV. Quasi variazioni, V. Finale

Dwarfs, miniatures for children for piano

I. Krakowiak, II. Kujawiak, III. Mazurka, IV. Song, V. Waltz, VI. Lullaby, VII. Oberek

Suite for four trombones

I. Intrada, II. Canone, III. Interludium, IV. Corale, V. Intermezzo, VI. Arietta, VII, Toccatina

Dance minitaures for piano

I. Vivace, ma non troppo, II. Vivo e risoluto, III. Allegretto, con leggierezza, IV. Molto vivace

A Rowan Tree Song for voice and piano

Under the Seventh Heaven for voice and piano

A Pilot’s Heart for voice and piano

The Five from Barska Street – film music, dir. Aleksander Ford

1954

Sonatina for trombone and piano

I. Allegro, II. Andante molto sostenuto, III. Allegro vivace

Dance for clarinet and piano

Opole Suite for mixed choir a cappella

I. Quite live, II. Very moderate, III. Live, rhythmically, IV. Slowly, lyrically, V. Very live, gaily

Sobótka Songs, suite for mixed choir a cappella

I. Merrily, rhythmically, II. Slowly, quietly, III. Live, vigorously, IV. Humorously, light, not too quickly, V. Rhythmically, cheerfully

A Garland for voice and piano

Kasia for voice and piano

A Chauffeur Song for voice and piano

Through a Forest for voice and piano

Difficult Love – film music, dir. Stanisław Różewicz

1955

Sonata for piano

I. Inquietamente, II. Veloce, III. Elegiaco, IV. Barbaro

Song of the Homeland for voice and piano

Song of Youth for voice and piano

Two Loves for voice and piano

1956

Sinfonietta per due orchestre d'archi

I. Allegro, II. Adagio, III. Vivace

Heart of the Night, song cycle for baritone and orchestra, words by K. I. Gałczyński

I. Night,  II. An Epistle for Lovers, III. Meeting Mother, IV. Sleigh, V. Moon

Warsaw Mermaid – film music, dir. Tadeusz Makarczyński

1957

Eyes of the Air, song cycle for soprano and piano, words by J. Przyboś

I. Meeting, II. Lilac, III. A passing moment, IV. The Path, V. Evening

1957–58

Musica concertante for chamber orchestra

I. crotchet ca. 84, II. dotted crotchet ca. 72, III. crotchet ca. 60, IV. quaver ca. 192, V. crotchet ca. 48, VI. dotted crotchet ca. 80, VII. crotchet ca. 72

1958

Symphony No. 2 – Symphony of Song for soprano, baritone, mixed choir and orchestra (2nd version)

I. Arioso, II. Scherzo, III. Quasi variazioni, IV. Finale

Heart of the Night for baritone and piano (2nd version)

Eighth Day of the Week – film music, dir. Aleksander Ford

1958–59

Episodes for strings and three groups of percussion

I. Proiezioni, II. Movimenti, III. Migrazioni, IV. Incontri

1959

Improvisations for recorder quartet

I. Vivo ed energico, II. Leggiero e grazioso, III. Intimo e dolce, IV. Presto e robusto, V. Largo e maliconico, VI. Brioso e ritmico

Music for the documentary A Short Documentary from the Pole, dir. Jarosław Brzozowski

1960

Eyes of the Air for soprano and orchestra (2nd version)

The Teutonic Knights – film music, dir. Aleksander Ford

Music for the documentary From the Prehistory of Poland, dir. Edward Czurko

1960–61

Segmenti for orchestra 

1961

Against the Gods – film music, dir. Hubert Drapella

1962

The Other Shore – film music, dir. Zbigniew Kuźmiński

1962–63

A piacere for piano

1963

The White Trail – film music, dir. Jarosław Brzozowski and Andrzej Wróbel

1963–64

Symphonic Frescoes for orchestra

I. half note ca. 35, II. half note ca. 78, III. crotchet ca. 120

1964

The First Day of Freedom – film music, dir. Aleksander Ford

The End of Our World – film music, dir. Wanda Jakubowska

1965

Hotline – film music, dir. Wanda Jakubowska

1965–66

Continuum, sextet for percussion instruments

1966

Niobe. Music to extracts from a poem by Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński for two reciters, mixed choir and orchestra

I. Recitativo, II. Invocazione, III. Lamento, IV. Antifona

1967

Forte e piano, music for two pianos and orchestra

Music for animation A Horse, dir. Witold Giersz

1968–69

Poems, song cycle for soprano and chamber orchestra, words by T. Różewicz

 I. I sold fruit, II. The light in the garden pavilion, III. At night, IV. A Rustle

1968–70

Dramatic Story for orchestra

1970

Swinging Music for clarinet, trombone, cello (or double bass) and piano

Music for animation A Magnificent March, dir. Witold Giersz

1970–71

Fantasmagoria for piano and percussion

1971–72

Fantasia elegiaca for organ and orchestra

1973

Impromptu fantasque for six recorders, three or six mandolins, three or six guitars, two percussions (15 instruments) and piano

1973–77

Ad libitum. Five pieces for orchestra

I. A–F, II. A–E, III. A–G, IV. A–E, V. A–H

1974

Concerto alla cadenza per flauto a becco e orchestra

Sonatina for trombone and orchestra (version of Sonatina for trombone and piano)

I. Allegro, II. Andante molto sostenuto, III. Allegro vivace

The Deluge  film music, dir. Jerzy Hoffman

1975–76

Arrangements for 1–4 recorders

1976–78

Pianophonie for piano, electronic sound transformation and orchestra