Orchestral Works

 

IMPROVISATIONS 1968

8’
3333-4331-Perc. (5)-Ar-Pf-Cht-Strings
PWM 9653 (1971) score
PWM/CBN material for rent

26.3.1971, Cracow, The Cracow Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Renard Czajkowski


SPECTRI SONORI 1973

7’
dedicated to Lulu Brown


3223-4331-Perc.(5)-Ar-Pf-Strings
PWM 8135 (1978) score
PWM/CBN material for rent

22.1.1974, Cleveland, The Cleveland Orchestra,
Matthias Bamert, conductor

 

CRYSTALLITES 1973-74

14'
commissioned by the Kościuszko Foundation in New York


4333-4441-Perc.(5)-2Ar-Pf-Strings (16-14-10-10-8)
PWM/CBN material for rent

24.1.1975, Bydgoszcz, The Pomeranian Philharmonic Orchestra, Antoni Wit, conductor

 

CONCERTO FOR PERCUSSION QUARTET
AND ORCHESTRA
1974

13’
commissioned by the Sage City Symphony Orchestra,
Bennington, Vermont


2222-4331-Perc.Solo (4 )– Pf-Strings
PWM/CBN material for rent

10.10.1974, Bennington, Vermont, The Sage City Symphony,
Louis Calabro, conductor

 

CONDUCTUS – A CEREMONIAL FOR WINDS 1982

5’
dedicated to His Holiness Pope John Paul II


Symphonic band: 3 2 7 +4 Sxf 2 –4432 – Perc.(4) – Cb
E.B. Marks Music 16010FS-11/Hal Leonard, USA, score with parts

18.3.1983 Chicago, Chicago Symphonic Band

 

LA NOVELLA D’INVERNO
(WINTER’S TALE)
1984

10’
for string orchestra

work commissioned by and dedicated to Jerzy Maksymiuk and
the Polish Chamber Orchestra


Strings (6-5-4-3-1)
PWM 8892 (1987, 1982) score
PWM/CBN parts for rent

AWARD: International Rostrum of Composers UNESCO, Paris, 1986 (I)

5.5.1985, Lisboa, Portugal, the 9th Gulbenkian New Music Festival, The Polish Chamber Orchestra, Jerzy Maksymiuk, conductor

 

CONCERTO FOR MARIMBA AND ORCHESTRA 1985

28’
dedicated to Keiko Abe


Marimba Solo, 2223 – 4331-Perc(4)- Ar- Strings
PWM 10019 (2000) score
PWM 9043 (1999) piano reduction
PWM/CBN parts for rent

AWARD: International Composers Competition, New York, 1987

Broadcast performance: 8.5.1986 Cracow, The Cracow Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Keiko Abe, soloist,
Szymon Kawalla, conductor

First performance in America: 6.7.1986, Washington D.C., the 25th International Convention of Percussive Arts Society, Keiko Abe, marimba, Donald Portnoy, conductor

 

CHARLIE’S DREAM – CONCERTO FOR SAXOPHONE AND ORCHESTRA 1988

18’
dedicated to Fred Hemke


Saxophone Solo (alto and tenor), 2222-2200-Perc.(2)-Strings
PWM/CBN score & parts for rent

26.6.1997, Ljubljana, Slovenia, International Music Festival during the European Cultural Month in Ljubljana, the Solevenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Matjaz Drevensek, saxophone,
Uros Lajovic, conductor

 

ODE TO PRAISE ALL FAMOUS WOMEN 1992

10’
commissioned by the Florida Space Coast Philharmonic

2222-4330-Perc.(3)-Strings
score & parts from composer

22.3.1992 Orlando, Florida Space Coast Philharmonic Orchestra, Maria Tunicka, conductor

 

FANFARE FOR PEACE 1993

4’
commissioned by Jesus Lopez Cobos and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
for its centennial celebration


3223-4431-Perc.(4)- Strings
score & parts from composer

18.11.1994, Cincinnati, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Jesus Lopez Cobos, conductor

 

CONCERTO GROSSO 1996

14’
for two violins and chamber orchestra

dedicated to Lord Yehudi Menuhin for his 80th birthday

2 violini soli, 2222-0000-Perc.(2)-Strings
PWM 10151 (2001) miniature score
PWM 10100 (2001) score & parts for sale

26.1.1997, Warszawa, Studio S-1 of Polish Radio,
Piotr Kwaśny, Erika Dobosiewicz, violinists, Sinfonia Varsovia,
Lord Yehudi Menuhin, conductor

 

FANFARE IN MEMORIAM FREDERIC CHOPIN1999

3’
written for the 150th anniversary of Chopin’s death


score & parts from composer

12.6.1999, Chicago, the Paderewski Symphony Orchestra,
Wojciech Niewżoł, conductor

 

DRUM OF ORFEO – CONCERTO FOR PERCUSSION AND ORCHESTRA 1999-2002

20’
written for and dedicated to Evelyn Glennie


PWM/CBN score & parts for rent
Percussion solo, 2222-2220-Ar-Cel-Cimbalom-Strings

22.6,2009, Łódź, Poland, Evelyn Glennie, soloist with the
Arthur Rubinstein Philharmonic, Wojciech Michniewski, conductor

 

INVERTED MOUNTAIN 2000

8’
for orchestra

commissioned by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

3333-4331- Timp.- Perc.(6)- Ar- Strings
PWM/CBN score & parts for rent

20.3.2001, Chicago, Chicago Symphony Orchestra,
Miquel Harth-Bedoya, conductor

 

SINFONIA WRATISLAVIA 2003-04

18’
for orchestra

commissioned by the Wroclaw Philharmonic for
the 50th Anniversary of the Philharmonic Orchestra


3333-4331-Timp.-Perc.(3)- Strings
PWM/CBN, score & parts for rent

3.9.2004 Wrocław, Witold Lutosławski Philharmonic Orchestra,
Mariusz Smolij, conductor

 

LUMEN FOR ORCHESTRA 2007

17’
commissioned by the Cleveland Chamber Orchestra

2222-2220-Timp.-Perc.(2)- Ar-Pf- Strings
PWM 10945 (score, 2007)
CBN score & parts for rent

30.3.2008, Cleveland, Cleveland Orchestra, Steven Smith, conductor

 

CONCERTO FOR FLUTE, HARP,
AND ORCHESTRA
2007-08

15’
commissioned and written for the II International Harp Festival


1111-2100-Timp.-Perc.(2)- Flute Solo- Arpa Solo- Strings
PWM/CBN 2008, score & parts for rent

18.5.2008, Katowice, NOSPR( National Orchestra of Polish Radio), Jadwiga Kotnowska, flute; Anna Sikorzak-Olek, harp, Krzysztof Urbański, conductor

 

STREET MUSIC 2008

17'
for percussion orchestra of 70 players

written for the Poznań Festival “In Celebration of Percussion”

15.12.2008, Poznań, Poznań Philharmonic with percussionists from around the world; Sławek Wróblewski, conductor

 

OF TIME AND SPACE 2009-10

35'
Concerto for percussion, electonic tape and orchestra

commissioned by the F. Chopin National Institute, Warsaw
for the Chopin Bicentennial Year in 2010


Perc.Solo-2222-2220-Perc.(2)-Pf-Strings-Electronic Tape