Polish Music Journal
Vol. 4, No. 2, Winter 2001. ISSN 1521 - 6039




List of Works

by Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Edited by Małgorzata Perkowska


Editor's Note: This list does not include transcriptions, arrangements and reprints. It is based on Katalog tematyczny Paderewskiego,[Thematic Catalogue] (Kraków: Uniwersytet Jagielloński, typescript). If a publisher is not listed the work is published by one of the two publishers:
  • Bote und G. Bock in Berlin, abbreviated to "B&B"; or
  • a series of Complete Works, Dzieła wszystkie Paderewskiego (Kraków: Musica Iagellonica), abbreviated to "DzW".
The abbreviation of EMTA refers to the 19th-century Polish periodical, Echo Muzyczne Teatralne and Artystyczne.



Orchestral Music

  • Overture in E-flat major, 1884. DzW vol. X, 1997, Premiere: Katowice 1991, cond. R. Bugaj. Full version: Kraków, 1996, Radiowa Orkiestra Symfoniczna, cond. W. Czepiel.

  • Suite in G major for string orchestra, 1884. DzW, vol. X 1997, Premiere: Kraków 1998, Orkiestra Kameralna "Aukso", cond. M. Moś;

  • Symphony in B minor. 1903-1909, Published: Paris: Heugel et Cie, 1911. Premiere: Boston 12 February 1909, Boston Symphony Orchestra, cond. M. Fiedler;

  • Concerto in A minor Op. 17 for piano and orchestra (dedicated to Theodore Leschetitzky), 1882-89. B&B 1890. Premiere: Vienna 20 and 1889, A. Essipov, cond. H. Richter;

  • Fantaisie polonaise sur des themes originaux in G-sharp minor Op. 19 (dedicated to R. de Brancovan) 1891-93. B&B 189v. Premiere: Norwich 4 October 1893, cond. A. Randegger;

  • Violin Concerto, 1886-88. Destroyed, only violin part for and mvt. remained. Reconstructed by A. Roezler, Premiere: Warszawa 1991 S. Tomasik - violin, E. Wolanin - piano.



    Music for Piano Solo

  • Valse mignonne, 1876 (dedicated to G. Roguski, lost);

  • Walc in F major, ca. 1876, DzW vol. 4 1997;

  • Wypracowanie [A composition], for a patent, 88 I 1878;

  • Impromptu in F major, 1878/79 (dedicated to R. Stroblow), Wwa 1879 EM No. 11, DzW vol. 4 1997;

  • Suite in E-flat major, youthful Op. 1 (dedicated to "F.[L.?]"), 1879, 4 mvts.:
    1. Preludium a Cappriccio in E-flat major, Op. 1 No. 1;
    2. Menuetto in G minor (published with changes as Minuetto in Zwei Klavierstücke Op. 1 No. 2, B&B 1886),
    3. Romans in A-flat major
    4. Burleska in E-flat major;

  • Marsz pogrzebowy na motywach utworów Ap. Kątskiego [Funeral March based on motives from works by Ap. Kątski], 1879 (lost);

  • Trois morceaux Op. 2 (dedicated to Wlasoff) 1880, Published: Warszawa: Kruziński and Levi, 1881:
    1. Gavotte in E minor
    2. Mélodie in C major
    3. Valse mélancolique in A major,

  • Stara Suita (na trzy głosy) [Old suite for 3 voices] Op. 3 (dedicated to A. Zarzycki), 1880/81, 4 mvts.; (dedication on manuscript: for my wife "for you"] 1880, B&B 1882:
    1. Preludium in D minor
    2. Intermezzo in B-flat major
    3. Aria in F major
    4. Fugue in D minor;

  • Elegia in B-flat minor Op. 4 ;

  • Danses polonaises Op. 5 (dedicated to N. Janotha) 1881, B&B 1882, 3 utwory:
    1. Krakowiak in E major
    2. Mazurek in E minor
    3. Krakowiak in B-flat major,

  • Introduction et toccata Op. 6 (dedicated to P. Schlözer) 1881/82, B&B 1884;

  • Chants du voyageur Op. 8 (dedicated to H. Górska) 1881-82, five mvts.:
    1. Allegro agitato
    2. Andantino
    3. Andantino grazioso
    4. Andantino mistico
    5. Allegro giocoso, B&B 1882;

  • Dwa kanony (Z uczniowskiej teki) [Two canons. From student files], 1. canon in the seventh, 2. canon in lower fourth, 1882 (dedicated to M. Lamer-Trentowska), Warszawa, 1882 Echo Muzyczne No. 19, DzW vol. 4, 1997;

  • Danses polonaises Op. 9 (dedicated to H. Toeplitz), 1882 (No. 2-4) and 1884 (No. 1, 6):
    1. Krakowiak in F major,
    2. Mazurek in A minor
    3. Mazurek in A major
    4. Mazurek in B major
    5. Krakowiak in A major
    6. Polonez in B major, B&B 1884,

  • Mazurek in G major Op. 9 No. 1 (sic!) (1882, unpublished);

  • Album de Mai. Scčnes romantiques Op. 10 (dedicated to A. Essipov) before January 1884, 5 mvts.; B&B 1884:
    1. Au soir
    2. Chant d'amour
    3. Scherzino
    4. Barcarola
    v. Caprice-valse

  • Powódz [Flood] in A minor, 1884, Warszawa 1884; published in "Na pomoc"[to help] (jednodniówka okolicznościowa), DzW vol. 4 1997;

  • Intermezzo in G minor [W błyskawiczną noc] (dedicated to A. Michałowski) 1884,

  • Intermezzo in C minor 1882 (part of an unfinished piano sonata), Warszawa 1885, EMTA No. 77, 89, DzW vol. 4 1997;

  • Wariacje in G major (no date, unfinished);

  • Variations et fugue sur un theme original in A minor Op. 11 (dedicated to E. d'Albert) 1882/3 and 1884, B&B 1885;

  • Album tatrzańskie Op. 12 (4 mvts.) 1883 (No. 1-3), 1884 (No. 4):
    1. Allegro comodo (Published: Warszawa 1883 EMTA No. 1)
    2. Andantino grazioso
    3. Maestoso, vivace
    4. Allegro poco moderato, Published: Warszawa 1884 EMTA No. 314, 41, 51;

  • Tatra Album. Tänze und Lieder des polnischen Volkes aus Zakopane [Polish folk dances and songs from Zakopane, arranged by the composer for 4 hands], (dedicated to Chałubiński) 1884, 6 mvts.; published in Berlin in 1884 by Ries und Erler:
    Part I: 1. Allegro con brio 2. Andantino 3. Allegro con moto;
    Part 2: 4. Allegro maestoso 5. Allegretto 6. Allegro ma non troppo,

  • Suita in E-flat major (unfinished; movements published separately):
    1. Toccata 1886-87 (published as Op. 16)
    2. Preludium 1885 (published as Op. 1 No. 1)
    3. Scherzo [missing]
    4. Romans 1885/86 (published as Melodia or Legenda Op. 16)
    5. Intermezzo [?polacco] and 1886 (published as Op. 14 z. 2 No. 2)
    6. Wariacje i finale 1885-87 (published as Op. 16 No. 3 and Op. 23);

  • Zwei Klavierstücke Op. 1 (dedicated to A. Rutkowski):
    1. Praeludium ŕ capriccio in E-flat major 1885,
    2. Minuetto in G minor 1879 (sic !), B&B 1886;

  • Humoresques de concert Op. 14 (dedicated to A. Essipov), 6 works:
    Cahier 1 a l'antique, B&B VI 1887:
    1. Minuet in G major (przed 8 XI 1886),
    2. Sarabande in B minor (I 1887)
    3. Caprice (genre Scarlatti)in G major (I 1887),

    Cahier 2 moderne B&B X 1887:
    4. Burlesque in F major (ca. and 1887),
    5. Intermezzo polacco in C minor (1885/86),
    6. Cracovienne fantastique in B major (XI 1886, 1. Published: Warszawa 8 and 1887 EMTA No. 171, without opus no., dedicated to A. Michałowski);

  • Dans le désert. l. Tableau musical en forme d'une toccata in E-flat major Op. 15 (dedicated to A. Essipov) 1886-87 B&B 1887;

  • Miscellanea. Série de morceaux Op. 16, 7 works, editions: No. 1-3 B&B ca. 1888, No. 1-4 ca. 1892, No. 5 ca. 1895, Op. 16 ca. 1895-96:
    1. Légende No. 1 in A-flat major 1886 lub 88 (dedicated to C. Scheurer-Kästner),
    2. Mélodie in G-flat major 1885 (dedicated to M. Trélat),
    3. Thème varié in A major 1885-87 (dedicated to A. Weber-Schlumberger),
    4. Nocturne in B major ca. 1890-92 (dedicated to R. de Brancovan),
    5. Légende No. 2 in A major ca. 1894 (dedicated to H. Bibesco), Published: New York X2 1894 "The Strand Magazine",
    6. Un moment musical 1891, Published: New York X2 1891 "The New York Herald",
    7. Minuet in A major 189v-1896 London ca. 1896 Willcocks; Canzone. Chant sans paroles ca. 1890-1903, B&B ca. 1907, DzW vol. 4 1997;

  • Mazurka in G major 1896, facsimile, Philadelphia 1896 "Ladies' Home Journal" DzW vol. 4 1997;

  • Sonate pour piano in E-flat minor Op. 21 1887 and 1903 (dedicated to Austrian Prince Karol Stefan), B&B ca. 1906, DzW vol. 3 2000;

  • Variations et fugue sur un theme original in E-flat minor Op. 23, 1885 and 1903 (dedicated to W. Adlington), B&B b.d. ca. 1906, DzW vol. 3 2000;

  • Miniatura in E-flat major b.d. DzW t.4 1997



    Chamber Music

  • Piece in F major 1878 for violin and piano, (dedicated to J. I. Kraszewski).

  • Romance in A major Op. 7 (sic) for violin and piano, ca. 1881-82 (dedicated to W. Górski).

  • Sonata in A minor Op. 13, I-4 1885 (dedicated to P. de Sarasate), B&B 1886.

  • Variations and Fugue for String Quartet, 1882; 3 sketches, 1882, 84,87 (incomplete).

  • Cwiczenia [Excercises] for wind ensemble, 1884 (unpublished).



    Vocal-Instrumental Music

  • Manru. Lyric Drama in 3 acts to a libretto by Alfred Nossig, based on Józef Ignacy Kraszewski's novel, Chata za wsią [A hut beyond the village] 1893-1901, Published: 1901 B&B. Premiered: Dresden, 29 May 1901, Opera House, cond. E. von Schuch; Polish premiere in Lwów, 8 June 1901, cond. F. Spetrino.

  • Kantata na odsłonięcie pomnika Adama Mickiewicza [Cantata for the unveiling of the monumnt to Adam Mickiewicz], to a text by Kazimierz Przerwa-Tetmajer, for soloists, chorus and orchestra. Incipit: "Szum ty morze z obu Polski stron" [Resound, you sea, on both sides of Poland], ca. 1897-1903 (unfinished).



    Songs and Choral Music

  • Dola [Fate] for mezzosopr. and piano., text by W. Syrokomla 1878 (lost);

  • Vier Lieder Op. 7 to texts by Adam Asnyk 1882-85 (dedicated to Adam Asnyk), B&B ca. 1888:
    1. Gdy ostatnia róża zwiędła [when the last rose withers]
    2. Siwy koniu [Grey horse]
    3. Szumi w gaju brzezina [The birch rustles in the grove]
    4. Chłopca mego mi zabrali [ They took my boy away from me]

  • Konwalijka [Lily of the valley]("Nie będę ci rwała"...[I will not pluck you...] to words of A. Asnyk [Lily of the valley Op. 7 No. 5 (sic) 1882, not included in the edition by B&B);

  • Six Songs Op. 18 to texts by A. Mickiewicz 1887-93 (dedicated to W. Mickiewicz), B&B 1893:
    1. Polały się łzy [ The tears flowed]
    2. Idę ja Niemnem [ and go along Niemen] (Dudziarz)
    3. Moja pieszczotka [ My darling]
    4. Nad wodą wielką [ Upon the great water]
    5. Tylem wytrwał [I have endured so much]
    6. Gdybym si zmienił [If and should change] ;

  • Dans la forêt to a text by Th. Gautier ca. 1896 (dedicated to Maurel), New York, G. Schirmer cOp. 1896;

  • Douze Mélodies sur des Poésies de Catulle Mendès Op. 22 to poetry of C. Mendès, 1903 (dedicated to M. Trélat), Paris ca. 1904 Heugel et Cie (Published in German in 1911):
    1. Dans la forêt
    2. Ton coeur est d'or pur
    3. Le ciel est très bas
    4. Naguère
    5. Un jeune pâtre
    6. Elle marche d'un pas distrait
    7. La nonne
    8. Viduité
    9. Lune froide
    10. Querelleuse
    11. L'Amour fatal
    12. L'Ennemie;

  • Sketches and unfinished songs (ca. 1885-87):
    Ach, jak mi smutno [ oh how said am I] (text by A. Asnyk),
    Kochanko moja [ My beloved] (text by A. Mickiewicz),
    Rappele-toi (text by A. de Musset),
    4 songs to texts by Z. Krasiński, no date:
    Czy to cuda; Módl się ty za mnie; O nie mów o mnie; Powiedz, orle.
    [Is it miracle; Pray for me; O do not talk about me; Tell me, Eagle].

  • Hej, Orle Biały! Hymn bojowy poświęcony Armii Polskiej w Ameryce [Hey, White Eagle. Military Anthem dedicated to the Polish Army in America], to a text by the composer; song for male chorus and piano or wind ensemble. 1917 New York, published in 1918; also published: Songs DzW vol. VI, 2001. Text reprinted and translated into English by Maja Trochimczyk in Trochimczyk, "Master of Harmonies or Poland's Savior? Paderewski in Poetry," Polish Music Journal 4 no. 1 (summer 2001).

  • Kyrie Eleison for chorus of 2-,3-,4-voices a capella, contrapuntal excercises.

  • Dom hoch dem Herrn for 4 part choir, a capella, contrapuntal exercise.

  • Et vitam venturi for four part choir, a capella, contrapuntal excercise.

  • Ich will den Herrn for four part choir, a capella, contrapuntal excercise.



    Editions of Paderewski's Works

  • Utwory fortepianowe Ignacego Jana Paderewskiego [Paderewski's Piano Works]. Ed. R. Smendzianka. vol. 1-8
    Published as facsimile of early prints, Warszawa: Akademia Muzyczna, 1996.

  • Dzieła Wszystkie Paderewskiego in 12 vol. [Paderewski's Complete works] (ed. M. Perkowska), Published: Kraków Musica Iagellonica, (vol. 4 and 10); 2000 (vol. 3).
    review: A. Chan, Score Review "Journal of the American Liszt Society" Jan. 2001; other volumes in print.

  • Dzieła Wszystkie [Complete Works] vol. 1-12 (ed. M. Perkowska), Published: Kraków: Musica Iagellonica, 1998 (vol. 4 Utw. fortep. bez No. Op.[ Piano works without opus number], ed. A. Sitarz and vol. 10 Uwertura, Suita, ed. W. Marchwica); 2000 (vol. 3 Utw. fort. Op. 21, 23, ed. A. Jarzębska); other volumes in print.


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Editor: Maja Trochimczyk. Assistant Editor: Linda Schubert.
Publisher: Polish Music Center, Winter 2001.
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