Portrait of Peter Paul Koprowski thumbtack

Compositions

Orchestral Music

Solo with Orchestra

eight noteFlute Concerto (1982)ca. 27’

3 mvts: attacca

Flute solo - 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1- Timp - 3 Perc - Piano/Celeste - Strings

eight noteViola Concerto (1995)ca. 25′

3 mvts: (2 → 3 attacca)

Viola solo - 2 2 2 2 - 2 2 0 0 - Timp/Perc (2 players preferred) - Strings

eight noteAccordion Concerto (1993)ca. 23’

mvts: Festa • Cantilena • Danza

Accordion solo - 2 2 2 2 - 2 2 0 0 - Timp/Perc (2 players preferred) - Strings

eight noteConcerto for Contrabass Solo (2016)ca. 15’

Conrabass solo - Timpani - Percussion - Strings

eight noteSouvenirs de Pologne (1984)ca. 23’

for Piano and Orchestra (Piano Concerto)

mvts: Maestoso • Appassionato • Capriccioso • Giocoso • Pastorale

Piano solo - 2 2 2 2 - 2 2 0 0 - Timp/Perc (1 player) - Strings

eight noteElegia for a Polish Youth (2005)ca. 7’

1 mvt

Soprano solo and String Orchestra

eight noteTapestries of Love (2006)ca. 26’

for Soprano solo and Orchestra

  1. Prelude to Love (Song of Enchantment)
  2. Time of Love
  3. Moment in Eternity
  4. “I have spread my dreams under your feet; tread softly, because you tread on my dreams”

2 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 1 - Timp - 2 Perc - Strings

eight noteSongs of Forever (1991)ca. 25′

mvts: Rage • Time • Seeking • Serenity • The Journey

Mezzo-soprano - 1 1 1 1 - 2 2 1 1 - Timp/Perc - Piano - Strings

(in chamber version - solo strings)

eight noteTrumpet Concerto (1996)ca. 20’

5 mvts

Trumpet solo and String Orchestra

eight noteLegende d’un petit elephant d’ambre (2000)ca. 15’

1 mvt

Trumpet solo - 2 2 2 2 - 4 1 3 1 - Timp - 3 Perc - Strings

eight noteConcertino for Bassoon and String Orchestra (1994)ca. 18’

mvts: Maestoso • Giocoso

Bassoon solo and Strings

eight noteCello Concerto (1998)ca. 30’

mvts: Moderato • Rubato (Cadenza) • Cantabile • Presto

Cello solo - Picc 2 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 1 - Timp - 2 Perc - Strings

String Orchestra

eight noteAncestral Voices (1996)ca. 16’

1 mvt

minimum: 5, 4, 3, 3, 1

eight noteEpitaph for Strings (1980)ca. 10’

1 mvt

large string orchestra preferred, with first chairs as a string quartet

eight noteIntermezzo (1994)ca. 15’

1 mvt

minimum: 6, 5, 4, 4, 2

eight noteFable Mystique de Rachel (2000)ca. 15’

1 mvt

eight noteAdagietto (1996)ca. 5’

Symphonies

eight noteSymphony of Nordic Tales (1995)ca. 27’

5 mvts: attacca

2 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 1 - Timp - 2 Perc - Strings

eight noteSinfonia Mystica (1993)ca. 13’

2 mvts

1 1 1 1 - 1 0 0 0 - 1 Perc - Strings

(with first chairs as a string quartet)

eight noteSinfonia Concertante (1992)ca. 22’

mvts: Impromptu • Burlesque • Aria • Finale

2 2 2 2 - 2 2 0 0 - Timp/Perc (1 player) - Strings (minimum of 1 Contrabass with
low C string required)

eight noteSinfonia da Camera (1989) ca. 11’

1 mvt

2 2 2 2 - 2 0 0 0 - Tam-Tam - Piano - Strings

(optional: two additional off-stage horns)

eight noteSymphony Cold War (1968)ca. 18’

2 2 2 2 - 4 3 3 1 - Timp - 3 Perc - Piano/Celeste - Strings

Other Orchestral Works

eight note In Memoriam Karol Szymanowski (1963)ca. 15’

mvts: Chorale • Interlude • Elegy (attacca) • Finale (Funèbre)

2 (alto), 1 + Cor. Ingl, 2 (Tenor Sax or Bass Cl.), 2 - 2 2 0 0 - Timp - Strings

eight noteSaga (1996)ca. 10’

1 mvt

2 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 1 - Timp - 2 Perc - Strings

eight noteSweet Baroque (1980)ca. 11’

  1. Pompose Overture (Hercules)
  2. Mischievous Allemande (Columbine)
  3. Capricious Courante (Columbina)
  4. Sombre Sarabande (Pierrot)
  5. Merry Gigue (Pierrette)
  6. Dotty Finale (Harlequin)

2 2 2 2 - 2 2 0 0 - Timp - Strings (minimum: 6, 5, 4, 4, 2)

eight notePodhale (2012)ca. 14’

2 1 2 1 - 2 0 0 0 - Timp - Percussion - Strings

eight noteMoment Musical (1983)ca. 7’

1 mvt

2 2 2 2 - 2 0 0 0 - Vibraphone - Double String Orchestra (min: 6, 5, 4, 4, 2)

eight noteWinterlude (1989)ca. 14’

1 mvt

2 2 2 2 - 2 2 0 0 - Timp/Perc - Strings

eight noteFun Fair (2000)ca. 3’

Chorus and Orchestra

eight noteMillennium Cantata “Restitution” (1999)ca. 40’

7 mvts

Mixed Chorus and Orchestra

2 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 1 - Timp - 2 Perc - Strings

Chamber and Solo Music

Small Ensemble

eight noteString Quartet Nr. 1 (1967)ca. 15’

mvts: Antecedent • Consequent

eight noteSonnet for Laura (1988)ca. 14’

for Flute and Piano

eight noteString Trio (5 Miniatures) (1967)ca. 7’

eight noteVigoresque (1968)ca. 8’

for Alto Saxophone and Cello

eight noteWoodwind Quintet (1992)ca. 25’

eight noteFantasy for Violin and Piano (2002)ca. 15’

eight noteThree Poems on a Winter Day (1988)ca. 14’

for mezzo - soprano, flute and piano

eight noteRossiniana (1983)ca. 25’

for string quintet or string orchestra

eight noteElegy for horn and piano (1979)ca. 10’

Large Ensemble

eight noteCanzona for 13 Soloists with amplification (1972)ca. 22’

mvts: Tension • Incessancy • Relaxation

Conductor required. Amplification.

3 Clarinets (Eb, 2 Bass Cls.), 2 Trumpets, 2 Percussions, 2 Pianos, 4 Celli

Voice and Ensemble

eight noteLetters (1994)ca. 25’

(In Commemoration of Dmitri Shostakovich on the 20th anniversary of his death)

7 mvts

Mezzo-soprano, Violin, Clarinet, Piano

Alternate version 1: Mezzo-soprano, Clarinet, Piano - mvts: I, III, IV, VI

Alternate version 2: Violin, Piano - mvt: II

eight noteDream People (1993)ca. 35’

poetry by John P.L. Roberts

12 mvts

Narrator, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion

eight noteLullabies for an Angel (1979)ca. 15’

3 mvts

Soprano, Alto Flute, Piano

eight noteNocturne (1976) ca. 15’

1 mvt

Mezzo-soprano, 3 Perc, Harp, Piano (with conductor)

Solo

eight notePiano Sketches (1964)ca. 10’

eight noteBamsens Vals (Waltz of a Teddy Bear) (1987)ca. 2’30”

for Flute Solo

eight noteSonata for Cello Solo (1975)ca. 15’

eight noteTriscenza - Propositions for Organ (1968)ca. 7’

organ solo

eight noteBenedictus (Hommage a Monteverdi) (1992)ca. 16’

organ solo

eight noteRhapsody on a theme of Brahms (1992)ca. 12’

piano solo

Early Piano

eight note Scherzando (1958)

eight note Two Mazurkas (1960)

eight note Two Etudes (1961)

Music for Children

eight noteVignettes (Rachel’s Journey Through the Forest) (1986)ca. 30’

for Piano Quintet

7 mvts


Other Works

eight noteElegia (2005) ca. 7’


Soprano and chamber ensemble

eight noteRoxana’s Aria from opera King Roger (2006)ca. 7’
by Karol Szymanowski


Arr. for soprano, chamber ensemble and choir

eight note“Apetyt na czeresnie” (1970)

musical to poetry by Agnieszka Osiecka

eight notePoetry Settings (1968 - 1971)

(poets include: Juliusz Slowacki, Zbigniew Korwin-Piotrowski, Kazimierz Wierzynski,
Wiktor Budzynski, Edward Chudzynski, Ksawery Pruszynski)

eight note“Mahler – Song of the Night” (1971)

integrated music to a play by Maurice Rowden

eight noteTime, Space and Silence (1968/1975)ca. 22’

for electronic tape and seven performers including a dancer and sculptures

eight noteYouth concerto (1977)ca. 20’

for woodwinds, brass, piano and percussion

  1. Introduction (The dream)
  2. Soldier of fortune - Interlude 1
  3. The dwarfs - Interlude 2
  4. The princess (lullaby) - Interlude 3
  5. The dragon