Aleksander Zarzycki

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Aleksander Zarzycki (26 February 1834 in Lviv (Lemberg), Austria-Hungary (now Ukraine) – 1 November 1895 in Warsaw) was a Polish pianist, composer and conductor. Author of piano and violin compositions, mazurkas, polonaises, krakowiaks, and songs.

In 1871 he co-founded and became a first director of the Warsaw Music Society (Warszawskie Towarzystwo Muzyczne). In the years of 1879–1888 director of the Warsaw Music Institute (Insytut Muzyczny w Warszawie).

Selected works[edit]

Orchestral
  • Suite polonaise (Suita polska), Op. 37
  1. À la polonaise (Tempo di polacca)
  2. À la mazourka
  3. Intermezzo cantabile
  4. À la cracovienne
Concertante
  • Grande polonaise for piano and orchestra, Op. 7
  • Concerto (Koncert fortepianowy) for piano and orchestra, Op. 17
  • Andante et polonaise (Andante i polonez A-dur) in A major for violin and orchestra (or piano), Op. 23
  • Introduction et cracovienne (Introduction and Krakowiak; Introdukcja i Krakowiak D-dur) in D major for violin and orchestra, Op. 35
Chamber music
  • Romance (Romans) for violin and piano or small ensemble accompaniment (flute, clarinet, 2 horns and strings), Op. 16 (published 1876) [1]
  • Mazurka in G major for violin and piano or orchestra, Op. 26 (published 1884)[2]
  • Mazurka No. 2 (II. Mazurek E-dur) in E major for violin and piano, Op. 39
Piano
  • Valse brillante (1866)
  • Grande valse, Op. 4 (published 1862)[3]
  • 2 Chants sans paroles, Op. 6
  1. Berceuse
  2. Idylle
  • 2 Nocturnes (G major, A major), Op. 10 (published 1868)[4]
  • 2 Mazurkas, Op. 12 (published in 1869)[5]
  • Chant d'amour et Barcarolle, 2 Morceaux, Op. 19
  • Sérénade et Valse-Impromptu, 2 Morceaux, Op. 24
  • Mazurka in E, Op.38 (published 1894)[6]
Vocal
  • "Między nami nic nie było"
  • 3 Lieder, Op. 11 (published 1868)[7]
  • 3 Songs for soprano and piano, Op. 22

References[edit]

  1. ^ HMB 1877, page 27. Early HMB 1877 so published 1876.
  2. ^ HMB 1884, page 260.
  3. ^ Hofmeisters Monatsberichte (HMB) 1862, page 240.
  4. ^ HMB 1868, page 74.
  5. ^ HMB 1869, page 210.
  6. ^ HMB 1894, page 393.
  7. ^ HMB 1868, page 47.

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