Vocal-instrumental and vocal works

 

Dwie pieśni do słów Wierzyńskiego [Two songs to words by Wierzyński] for voice (soprano or tenor) and piano (1946)

Manuscript has not survived

 

Trzy melodie kurpiowskie [Three Kurpie Melodies] for sopranos, tenors and 16 instruments (1949)

Instrumentation: coro misto (ST)- 1121-0000-archi

Manuscript: National Library, Music Collection Department

Premiere: Poznań, Father W. Gieburowski Choir, cond. J. Krenz

 

 

Obrazy symfoniczne for bass and orchestra (1950)

Instrumentation: B solo-4454-4431-batt ar pf-archi

Manuscript:  National Library, Music Collection Department

Premiere: Kraków VIII 1950, cond. W. Krzemieński

 

Mazowsze [Mazovia], chamber cantata for solo soprano and tenor, small choir of sopranos and tenors and small orchestra (1951)

Instrumentation: S T soli-coro misto (ST)-1130-0000-archi

Manuscript: National Library, Music Collection Department

Premiere: Kraków 18 September 1953, L. Skowron – soprano, A. Bachleda – tenor, Chorus and Orchestra of the Kraków Philharmonic, cond. J. Katlewicz

 

Murarz warszawski [A Warsaw Bricklayer], cantata for solo baritone, choir and orchestra (1951)

Manuscript has not survived

Premiere: Polish Music Festival, Warsaw, 4 December 1951, A. Hiolski – baritone, Chorus and Orchestra of the Polish Radio in Kraków, cond. J. Gert

 

Trzy śpiewki [Three Songs] for mixed choir a cappella (1951)

Instrumentation: SATB

Edition: PWM 1954

 

Symphony No. 2 (Symphony of Song) for mixed choir and orchestra (2nd version for soprano, baritone, mixed choir and orchestra) (1953/1958)

Instrumentation: S Bar. soli-coro misto-3333-4331-batt (6esec) ar pf (cel)-archi

2nd version edition: PWM 1970

Premiere: 1st version: Warsaw, 11 June 1954, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, cond. W. Rowicki; 2nd version: Kraków, 29 May 1959, T. Zylis-Gara – soprano, A. Bachleda – baritone, Chorus and Orchestra of the Polish Radio in Kraków, cond. J. Krenz

 

Sobótkowe śpiewki  [Sobótka Songs], suite for mixed choir a cappella (1954)

Instrumentation: 2S 2A 2T 2B

Edition: PWM 1954

 

Suita opolska [Opole Suite] for mixed choir a cappella (1954)

Instrumentation: 2S 2A 2T 2B

Edition: PWM 1954

 

Pieśń młodości  [Song of Youth] for mixed choir a cappella (1954)

Instrumentation: SATB

Edition: PWM 1955

 

Serce nocy  [Heart of the Night], song cycle for baritone and orchestra, words by K. I. Gałczyński, (2nd version for baritone and piano) (1956)

Instrumentation: Bar. solo-3032-2000-batt mand chit cel 2ar pf-archi

Manuscript: University of Warsaw Library, Music Collection Department

Edition: PWM 1963

Premiere: 2nd version: Warsaw Autumn, 1 October 1958, H. Rehfuss – baritone, S. Nadgryzowski – piano

 

Oczy powietrza [Eyes of the Air], song cycle for soprano and piano, words by J. Przyboś (2nd version for soprano and orchestra)

Instrumentation (2nd version):  S solo-4040-4321-batt (4esec) chit 2ar-archi

Manuscript: University of Warsaw Library, Music Collection Department

Edition: PWM 1959, 2nd version PWM / Moeck 1972

Premiere: November 1959, Katowice, J. Dzikówna – soprano, K. Serocki – piano, 2nd version: Warsaw Autumn, 18 September 1964, D. Dorow – soprano, cond. S. Wisłocki

 

Niobe. Muzyka do fragmentów poematu Konstantego Ildefonsa Gałczyńskiego [Niobe. Music to extracts from a poem by Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński] for two reciters, mixed choir and orchestra (1966)

Instrumentation: 2Rec-coro misto-4040-4400-batt (4esec) 2ar pf-archi

Edition: PWM / Moeck 1967

Premiere: Warsaw Autumn, 17 September 1966, Z. Rysiówna, T. Łomnicki – reciters, National Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, cond. S. Wisłocki

 

Poezje [Poems], song cycle for soprano and chamber orchestra, words by T. Różewicz (1968-69)

Instrumentation: S solo-202(+1sxf)0-0000-batt (2esec) cel 2ar pf-archi (6.0.3.3.0)

Manuscript: University of Warsaw Library, Music Collection Department

Edition: PWM / Moeck 1970

Premiere: Warsaw Autumn, 23 September 1969, D. Dorow – soprano, Teatr Wielki Chamber Ensemble, cond. J. Krenz


Mass songs for voice and piano:

  • Pieśń traktorzystów [Tractor Drivers’ Song], words by Z. Koczorowski, PWM 1950
  • Pieśń pokoju [Song of Peace], words by K. Nowacki, MON 1951
  • Jarzębinowa pieśń [A Rowan Tree Song], words by T. Urgacz, Czytelnik 1953
  • Pod siódmym niebem [Under the Seventh Heaven], words by S. Czachorowski, Czytelnik 1953
  • Serce lotnika [A Pilot’s Heart], words by H. Gaworski, Czytelnik 1953
  • Wianek [A Garland], words by S. Czachorowski, PWM 1954
  • Kasia, words by J. Bocheński, Czytelnik 1954
  • Piosenka szofera [A Chauffeur Song], words by J. Ficowski, PWM 1954
  • Leśna marszruta [Through a Forest], words by H. Gaworski, PWM 1954
  • Pieśń młodości [Song of Youth], words by H. Gaworski, T. Urgacz, PWM 1955
  • Dwie miłości [Two Loves], words by T. Urgacz, PWM 1955
  • Pieśń o ojczyźnie [Song of the Homeland], words by J. Gałkowski, PWM 1955