Władysław Żeleński (composer)

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W. Żeleński

Władysław Żeleński (6 July 1837 – 23 January 1921) was a Polish composer, pianist and organist.

Żeleński was born in Grodkowice. He was a representative of neoromanticism in Polish music. He died at Kraków.

Władysław was the father of physician and writer Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński.

Notable works[edit]

Operas

  • Goplana
  • Janek
  • Konrad Wallenrod
  • Stara baśń

Symphonic compositions

  • W Tatrach (In the Tatra Mountains), overture, Op. 27 (1870)
  • Echa leśne (Forest Echos), overture
  • Suita tańców polskich (Suite of Polish Dances), Op. 47
  • Symfonie lesne (Spring Symphony), Op. 41
  • Polonez koncertowy (Concert Polonaise)
  • Trauerklänge, Elegisches Andante, Op. 36

Concertante

  • Concerto E-flat major for piano and orchestra, Op. 60
  • Romance for cello and orchestra, Op. 40

Chamber music

  • Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 61
  • Piano Trio in E major, Op. 22
  • Romance for violin and piano, Op. 16
  • Sonata in F major for violin and piano, Op. 30
  • String Quartet in F major, Op. 28
  • String Quartet in A major, Op. 42
  • Wariacje na temat własny (Variations on an Original Theme) for string quartet, Op. 21 (1883)

Keyboard

  • 2 Mazurkas for piano, Op. 31
  • 25 Preludes for organ, Op. 38
  • Marsz uroczysty (Ceremonial March) for piano, Op. 44
  • Rêverie for piano, Op. 48

Songs Władysław is author of over 100 songs, most notable are:

  • "Na Anioł Pański"
  • "Słowiczku mój"
  • "Zaczarowana królewna"

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