A suggested list of works by Polish composers :

(most of the notes are available through the nkoda application)

 

PIANO

 

Group A

 

1.    Bacewicz – Children's Suite (Prelude, March, Waltz, Lullaby, Burlesque, Minuet, Gavotte, Scherzino - one or two movements)

2.    Bacewicz - Scherzo

3.    Chopin – 24 Preludes, Op.28 (one or two Preludes)

4.    Chopin – Waltz (one Waltz)

5.    Chopin – Nocturne (one Nocturne)

6.    Chopin – Mazurka (one Mazurka)

7.    Chopin – Fantasy-Impromptu Op. 66

8.    Garscia – Wulkan Fuji (Volcano Fuji)

9.    Garscia – Sonatina Op.4 No 1 or No 2

10.  Garcia – Sonatinas Op 51 (choice of one)

11.  Garscia – Ikebana Op 70

12.  Garscia – Opowiesci baltyckie Op 75

13.  Kilar – The Waltz from ‘The Promised Land’

14.  Lutoslawski – Folk Melodies (one or two pieces)

15.  Moszkowski – Etudes Op.91 (20 Petites Etudes - one Etude)

16.  Noskowski – Elegiac Polonaise (PWM)

17.  Oginski – Polonaise (Pożegnanie Ojczyzny)

18.  Paderewski – Saravbande Op 14 No 2

19.  Preisner – La Double Vie de Veronique

20.  Preisner – 10 Pieces (one or two, PWM)

21.  Scharwenka – Polish Dance

22.  Szeligowski – Sonatina in C

23.  Szymanowska – Nocturne

24.  Szymanowska – Contredance (PWM)

25.  Szymanowski – Preludes Op 1 (one Prelude)

26.  Zielinski – Sonatina

 

 

Group B

 

1.    Chopin – Preludes Op 28 (one to three Preludes)

2.    Chopin – Waltz (one Waltz)

3.    Chopin – Nocturne (one Nocturne)

4.    Chopin – Mazurka (one Mazurka)

5.    Chopin – Fantasy-Improptu Op. 66

6.    Chopin – Impromptu Op 29, Op 36 or Op 51

7.    Chopin – Ballad Op 23, Op 38 or Op 47

8.    Chopin – Polonaise Op 26 No 1 or No 2

9.    Chopin – Etudes Op 10 (one Etude)

10. Chopin – Etudes Op 25 (one Etude)

11. Kilar – Plonaise from “Pan Tadeusz” (PWM)

12. Kilar – Music from ‘Smuga Cienia’

13. Kisielewski – Berceuse

14. Kisielewski – Danse vive

15. Kisielewski – Three stormy scenes

16. Kurpinski – Polonaises (choice of one, PWM)

17. Lutoslawski – Bukoliki (choice of one)

18. Moniuszko – The Spinner (PWM)

19. Moniuszko – Plonaise from the Opera Halka (PWM)

20. Moszkowski – Etude Op 24 No 1

21. Moszkowski – Etueds Op 72 (one Etude)

22. Mykietyn – Prelude No 2

23. Paderewski – Mazurka Op 5 No 2

24. Paderewski – Introduction and Toccata Op 6

25. Paderewski – Intermezzo Polacco Op 14 No 5

26. Paderewski – Nocturne Op 16 No 4

27. Szymanowska – Nocturne

28. Szymanowski – Preludes Op (one Prelude)

29. Szymanowski – Oberek (PWM)

30. Szymanowski – Krakowiak (PWM)

31. Szymanowski – Folk melodies (PWM)

 

VIOLIN

 

Group A

 

1.    Bacewicz – Humoresque

2.    Bacewicz – Oberek No 1 or No 2

3.    Chopin – Nocturnes arr. Hermann (Peters) Op 9 No 1, No 2 or No 3, Op 15 No 1 or No 3, Op 27 No 1, Op 37 No 1, Op 48 No 1

4.    Chopin – Nocturne No 20 arr. Milstein

5.    Garscia – Bajeczka

6.    Garscia – Sonatina Op 34 No 1 or No 2

7.    Komarowski – Concerto No 1 (1st Mov)

8.    Krzanowska – Caprices (one Caprice, PWM)

9.    Mlynarski – Mazurka Op 7 No 1 or No 2

10. Noskowski – Elegiac Polonaise (Plonez eligijny) PWM

11. Oginski – Polonaise (Pozegnanie Ojczyzny)

 

 

12. Paderewski – Melodie Op 16 No 2 arr. Barcewicz

13. Statkowski – Mazurkas Op 8 No 1, 2 or 3

14. Szymanowski – Chant de Roxane

15. Wieniawski – Mazurka Op 12 No1 La Chmpetre (Sielanka) or No 2 Chanson polonaise (Piesn Polska)

16. Wieniawski – Mazurka Op 19 No1 or No 2

17. Wieniawski – Legende

18. Zarzycki – Romance Op 16

19. Zarembski – Berceuse Op 22

 

Group B

 

1.    Bacewicz – Polish Caprice (Kaprys Polski)

2.    Bacewicz – Sonata da camera (PWM)

3.    Bacewicz – Violin Sonata No 2 (1st or 2nd Mov)

4.    Chopin – Mazurka Op 67 No 4 arr. Cofalik (PWM)

5.    Chopin – Nocturne Op 9 No 1 arr. Lipinski (PWM)

6.    Chopin – Nocturnes arr. Hermann (Peters) Op 9 No 1, No 2 or No 3, Op 15 No 1 or No 3, Op 27 No 1, Op 37 No 1, Op 48 No 1

7.    Chopin – Nocturne No 20 arr. Milstein

8.    Karlowicz – Violin Concerto (2nd Mov)

9.    Lipinski – Caprices for Violin solo Op 3 No 1 or No 2

10. Lipinski – Caprices for Violin solo Op 10 No 1 or No 2

11. Mlynarski – Violin Concerto Op 11 No 1 (2nd Mov)

12. Mlynarski – Violin Concerto Op 16 No 1 (2nd Mov)

13. Szymanowski – Poemes Op 30 No 1, No 2, or No 3

14. Szymanowski – Cradle Song Op 52 (PWM)

15. Szymanowski – Noctunre and Tarantella Op 28

16. Szymanowski – Romance Op 23

17. Wieniawski – L’ecole moderne Op 10 No 1 or No 5

18. Wieniawski – Cprice

19. Wieniawski – Scherzo-Tarantelle

20. Wieniawski – Polonaise brillante in D major Op 4

21. Wieniawski – Polonaise brillante in A major Op 21

22. Wieniawski – Variations on Original Theme Op 15

23. Wieniawski – Violin Concerto Op 14 No 1 Preghiera (2nd Mov)

24. Wieniawski – Violin Concerto Op 22 No 2 Romance (2nd Mov) or Allegro con fuoco (3rd Mov)

25. Zarzycki – Mazurka Op 26

 

VIOLA

Only group B

 

1.    Bacewicz – Sonate for Viola solo (PWM)

2.    Chopin – Cantilena

3.    Karlowicz – Serenada

4.    Lutoslawski – Dance Preludes (PWM)

5.    Oginski – Polonaise (Pozegnanie Ojczyzny)

6.    Paderewski – Melodie Op 16 No 2 arr. Barcewicz

7.    Rudzinski – Sonata (PWM)

8.    Stojowski – Fantasie (PWM)

9.    Wieniawski – Reverie (Marzenie)

 

 

CELLO

 

Group A

 

1.    Garscia – Sonatina Op 34 No 1 or No 2

2.    Garscia – Minitures

3.    Garscia – Bagates Op 40 No 1, 2, 3 or 4

4.    Lukaszewski – Aria (PWM)

 

Group B

 

1.    Bacewicz – Andante sostenuto (PWM)

2.    Chopin – Cello Sonata Op 65 (2nd, 3rd or 4th Mov)

3.    Chopin – Mazurka Op 33 No 3 arr. Franchomme (PWM)

4.    Chopin – Waltz Op 34 No 2 arr. Davidov (PWM)

5.    Chopin – Prelude Op 28 No 6 arr. Michalik, Paderewski (PWM)

6.    Kossowski – Polonaise and Introduction (PWM)

7.    Skarzynski – Polonaise Op 8 (PWM)

8.    Szymanowski – Prelude (PWM)