Witold Lutosławski Discography

ACA Digital CM 20023

Accord 201142 (1995)

  • Quartet for Strings (1964)
    Wilanów String Quartet
  • Grave (1981) – cello, piano
    Marian Wasiolka – cello, Maciej Paderowski – piano
  • Partita (1984) – violin, piano
    Tadeusz Gadzina – violin, Maciej Paderowski – piano

Accord ACD 015 (1996)

Accord ACD 029 (1996)

Accord ACD 037 (1997)

Ars Musici AM 1088-2

Berlin Classics 1118 (1995)

Berlin Classics 9166 (1996)

BIS CD 180 (1993)

  • Dance Preludes (1954, arr. 1959) – ensemble
    Vestjysk Chamber Ensemble

BIS CD 544 (1992)

BIS CD 638 (1993)

  • Tune [Folk Melody?]
    Christian Lindberg – trombone

BIS CD 743 (1996)

Cala Records CACD 77001 (1995)

Cala Records CACD 88088 (1995)

Camerata 30CM 320 (1997)

  • Dance Preludes (1954) – clarinet, piano
    Karl Leister – clarinet, Ferenc Bognar – piano

CBC Musica Viva MVCD 1016

CBC Records MVCD 1118

  • Grave (1954) – clarinet, piano
    Joachin Valdepenas – clarinet, Patricia Parr – piano

CBS 2-M2K 42271

  • Les espaces du sommeil (1975) – baritone, orchestra
    John-Shirley Quirk – baritone
  • Symphony No. 3 (1983) – orchestra
    Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor

Centaur CRC 2201 (1994)

  • Dance Preludes (1954) – clarinet, piano
    David Howard – clarinet, Zita Carno – piano

Centaur CRC 2212 (1995)

  • Dance Preludes (1954, orch. 1955) – clarinet, chamber orchestra
    Gary Gray – clarinet, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Harry Newstone – conductor

Chandos CHAN 8490

  • Mini Overture (1982) – brass quintet
    Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Chandos CHAN 8618

  • Dance Preludes (1954, orch. 1955) – clarinet, chamber orchestra
    Janet Hilton – clarinet, Scottish National Orchestra, Matthias Bamert – conductor

Chandos CHAN 9398 (1995)

Chandos CHAN 9421 (1996)

Channel Crossings CCS 2191 (1992)

Collins Classics COL 1229 (1991)

  • Mini Overture (1982) – brass quintet
    Wallace Collection Trumpet Ensemble

CPO CD 999-386 (1997)

Crystal Records CD 551 (1996)

Danica DCD 8143

  • Five Songs (1957) – soprano, piano
    Hanne Stavad – voice, Peter Westenholz – piano

Delos DE 3070 (1991)

Delos DE 3502

  • Concerto for Orchestra, 2nd mov’t. only (1954) – orchestra
    Oregon Symphony Orchestra, James DePriest – conductor

Deutsche Grammophon 423 696-2

  • Chain II (1985) – violin, orchestra
  • Partita (1984, orch. 1988) – violin, orchestra
    Anne-Sophie Mutter – violin, Philharmonia Orchestra, Witold Lutosławski – conductor

Deutsche Grammophon 431 664-2 (1992)

Deutsche Grammophon 431 686-2

Deutsche Grammophon 445 487-2

  • Partita (1984, orch. 1988) – violin, orchestra
    Anne-Sophie Mutter – violin, Phillip Moll – piano obbligato
  • Chain II: Dialogue for violin and orchestra (1985)
    Anne-Sophie Mutter – violin
    BBC Symphony Orchestra, Witold Lutosławski – conductor

Deutsche Grammophon 445 576-2 (1992)

Discover International VO 920241

  • Subito (1992) – violin, piano
    Juliette Kang – violin, Melvin Chen – piano

Dorian Recordings DIS 80121 (1994)

  • Bukolics (1952) – piano
    Elżbieta Wiedner-Zając – piano

ECM 21520 (1995)

EMI CDC7 49304

EMI CDC 54901 (1994)

  • Nine Folk Melodies (1945, arr. 1971 by José de Azpiazu) – guitar
    Julian Bream – guitar

EMI CDC 56363 (1997)

EMI CDM 65076

EMI CDM 65305

Erato ZK 91711 (1993)

Finlandia 14909 (1997)

  • Concerto for Orchestra (1954) – orchestra
    Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Davis – conductor

Gega GEG-120

  • Dance Preludes (1954) – clarinet, piano
    Stochl – clarinet, Nedelchev – piano

Hyperion CDA 66215

  • Dance Preludes (1954, orch. 1955) – clarinet, chamber orchestra
    Thea King – clarinet, English Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Litton – conductor

Klavier KCD 11073 (1996)

  • Dance Preludes (1954) – clarinet, piano
    Charles West – clarinet, Susan Grace – piano

Koch International Classics KIC 7013 (1990)

Koch Schwann CD 310 088

Koch Schwann SCH 311-065

  • Double Concerto (1980) oboe, harp, chamber orchestra
    Eduard Brunner – clarinet, Maria Graf – harp, Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Lothar Zagrosek – conductor

Koch Schwann SCH 315-232 (1996)

  • Chain II (1985) – violin, orchestra
    Isabelle van Keulen – violin, Philharmonia Orchestra, Heinrich Schiff – conductor

Kos WJ 001 (1994) “Warsaw Autumn ’93: His Last Concert”

London 425 694-2

London 430 844-2

  • Musique funebre (1958) – string orchestra
    Cleveland Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi – conductor

London 436 239-2

  • Variations on a theme of Paganini (1941, orch. 1978) – piano, orchestra
    Peter Jablonski – piano, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy – conductor

London 2DF2 448-258-2 (1997)

  • Variations on a theme of Paganini (1941, orch. 1978) – piano, orchestra
    Peter Jablonski – piano, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy – conductor
  • Concerto for Orchestra (1954)
    Suisse Romande Orchestra, Paul Kletzki – conductor
  • Funeral Music (1958) – string orchestra
    Cleveland Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnanyi – conductor
  • Paroles tissées (1965) – tenor, chamber orchestra
    Sir Peter Pears – tenor, London Sinfonietta, Witold Lutosławski – conductor

Louisville First Edition LFE-005

  • Fanfare for Louisville (1986) – winds, percussion
    Louisville Symphony Orchestra, Leighton-Smith – conductor

MD+G L 3507

  • Little Suite (1950) – ensemble
    New Leipzig String Quartet

Montaigne MON 789-007 (1995)

Naxos 8-553169 (1996)

Naxos 8.553202 (1996)

Naxos 8-553423 (1997)

Naxos 8-553625

Naxos 8-553779

Naxos 8-554283

Nonesuch F 79255

Olympia OCD 323 (1992)

  • Recitativo e arioso (1951) – violin, piano
    Roman Lasocki – violin, Urszula Bozek-Musialski – piano

Olympia OCD 328 (1989)

Olympia OCD 343

Olympia OCD 394 (1993)

Pavane ADW 7283 (1992)

  • Partita (1984) – violin, piano
    Robert Szreder – violin, Bogusław Jan Strobel – piano

Pianissimo PNS 21192

Polskie Nagrania ECD 035

Polskie Nagrania PNCD 040 (1989)

  • Lacrimosa (1937) – soprano, choir, orchestra (rec. 1988)
    Stefania Woytowicz – soprano, The Silesian Philharmonic Choir, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (Katowice), Witold Lutosławski – conductor
  • Symphony No. 1 (1947) – orchestra (rec. 1964)
    Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (Katowice), Jan Krenz – conductor
  • Concerto for Orchestra (1954) – orchestra (rec. 1962)
  • Funeral Music (1958) – string orchestra (1959)
    National Philharmonic Orchestra (Warsaw), Witold Rowicki – conductor

Polskie Nagrania PNCD 041 (1989)

  • Venetian Games (1961) – chamber orchestra (rec. 1962)
    National Philharmonic Orchestra (Warsaw), Witold Rowicki – conductor
  • Trois Poemes d’Henri Michaux (1963) – choir, orchestra (rec. 1964)
    Polish Radio Choir (Cracow), Witold Lutosławski – conductor; Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra (Katowice), Jan Krenz – conductor
  • Symphony No. 2 (1967) – orchestra (rec. 1968)
    National Philharmonic Orchestra (Warsaw), Witold Lutosławski – conductor

Polskie Nagrania PNCD 042 (1989)

  • Postlude I (1960) – orchestra (rec. 1964)
    Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra (Katowice), Jan Krenz – conductor
  • Paroles tissées (1965) – tenor, chamber orchestra (rec. 1968)
    Louis Devos – tenor, National Philharmonic Orchestra (Warsaw), Witold Lutosławski – conductor
  • Livre pour orchestre (1968) – orchestra (rec. 1969)
    National Philharmonic Orchestra (Warsaw), Jan Krenz – conductor
  • Cello Concerto (1970) – cello, orchestra (rec. 1976)
    Roman Jabłoński – cello, Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra (Katowice), Witold Lutosławski – conductor

Polskie Nagrania PNCD 043 (1989)

  • Preludes and Fugue (1972) – 13 solo strings (rec. 1974)
    National Chamber Orchestra (Warsaw), Witold Lutosławski – conductor
  • Mi-parti (1976) – orchestra (rec. 1976)
    Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (Katowice), Witold Lutosławski – conductor
  • Novelette (1979) – orchestra (rec. 1984)
    Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, Heinz Holliger – conductor

Polskie Nagrania PNCD 044 (1989)

  • Symphony No. 3 (1983) – orchestra (rec. 1988)
    Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra (Katowice), Antoni Wit – conductor
  • Chain I (1983) – ensemble (rec. 1984)
    Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, Heinz Holliger – conductor
  • Chain II (1985) – violin, orchestra (rec. 1986)
    Krzysztof Jakowicz – violin, National Philharmonic Orchestra (Warsaw), Kazimierz Kord – conductor
  • Chain III (1985) – orchestra (rec. 1988)
    Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra (Katowice), Witold Lutosławski – conductor

Polskie Nagrania PNCD 045 (1989)

  • Two Studies (1941) – piano (rec. 1974)
    Marek Drewnowski – piano
  • Variations of a Theme of Paganini (1941) – 2 pianos (rec. 1974)
    Jacek and Maciej Łukaszczyk – pianos
  • Five Songs (1957, orch. 1958) – soprano, orchestra (rec. 1967)
    Halina Łukomska – soprano, National Philharmonic Orchestra (Warsaw), Andrzej Markowski – conductor
  • Quartet for Strings (1964) (rec. 1965)
    La Salle String Quartet
  • Epitaph (1979) – oboe, piano (rec. 1980)
    Heinz Holliger – oboe, Szabolcz Esztényi – piano
  • Grave (1981) – cello, piano (rec. 1981)
    Roman Jabłoński – cello, Szabolcz Esztényi – piano
  • Partita (1984) – violin, piano (rec. 1988)
    Konstanty Andrzej Kulka – violin, Eugeniusz Knapik – piano

Polskie Nagrania 23764 43 2

  • Preludes and Fugue (1972) – 13 strings
    Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra (Katowice), Witold Lutosławski – conductor

Prelude PRL 2156 (1995)

  • Symphony No. 1 (1947) – orchestra
    Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski – conductor

Quantum QM 6937 (1993)

  • Three Fragments (1953) – flute, harp
    P. Kotnowska – flute, P. Kozielska – harp

RCA Victor 61520 (1993)

René Gailly CD 87-003

  • Dance Preludes (1954, orch. 1955) clarinet, chamber orchestra
    Walter Boeykens – clarinet, Walter Boeykens Clarinet Choir, Robert Groslot – conductor

Round Top Records RTR 116 (1997)

  • Dance Preludes (1954) – clarinet, piano
    Patricia Shands – clarinet, Eugene Rowley – piano

Sony M2K 42271

  • Les espaces du sommeil (1975) – baritone, orchestra
    John Shirley-Quirk – baritone
  • Symphony No. 3 (1983) – orchestra
    Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor

Sony SK 66280 (1994)

Sony SK 67189 (1996)

Sony SMK 53473

  • Les espaces du sommeil (1975) – baritone, orchestra
    John Shirley-Quirk – baritone, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor

Thorofon CTH 2041

  • Little Suite (1950, rev. 1951) – orchestra
  • Musique funebre (1958) – string orchestra
  • Jeux vénitiens (1961) – chamber orchestra
  • Chain II (1985) – violin, orchestra
    Krzysztof Jakowicz – violin
    Pomeranian Philharmonic Orchestra, Takao Ukigaya – conductor

Vienna Modern Masters VMM 3018 (1994)

  • Little Suite (1950, rev. 1951) – orchestra
    Koszalin State Philharmonic, Szymon Kawalla – conductor

Virgin Classics VC5 45275-2 (1998)

Vox Box 2 CDX 5133

Vox Box 2 CDX 5136 (1995)

  • Double Concerto (1980) – oboe, harp, chamber orchestra
    Heinz Holliger – oboe, Ursula Holliger – harp, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Michael Gielen – conductor