Rychlik, Józef , Polish composer and teacher; b. Kraków, May 12, 1946. He was a student of composition and theory of Boguslaw Schaeffer at the State Higher School of Music in Krakow (1965–70), and later held a French government scholarship to study in Paris (1978). In 1972 he joined the faculty of the State Higher School of Music in Kraków.
ORCH. : Sekwencje przestrzenne (Spatial Sequences) for Chamber Orch. (1971); Szkice (Sketches) for Organ and Orch. (1972); Plenitudo temporis (1974). chamber : String Quartet (1968); Muzyka symfoniczna (Symphonic Music) / for 2 Pianos and 2 String Quartets (1969–70) and 71 for Chamber Ensemble (1969–70; Warsaw, Sept. 26, 1971); à 2 for Percussion (1970); Armino for Flute, Violin, and Cello (1971); Wielokropek (Ellipsis) for Piano, Wind Instrument, and Any 4 Instruments (1972; Kraków, March 7, 1974); Invocazioni intorno for Horn and Percussion (Kraków, May 21, 1997). organ : Gmve-ap (1973). VOCAL : Nokturn for Soprano, Flute, Piano, and 3 Cymbals (1966); Musica per gliss for 2 Sopranos, Violin, Vibraphone, and Piano (1970); VO-TO for Chorus (1973); Podtytui-Sen Eurydyki II (Subtitle-Euridice’s Dream II) for Soprano and Tape (1982). TAPE: Muzyka scienna (Wall Music; 1975); Musinelle (Kraków, Nov. 27, 1975); Podtytut-Sen Eurydyki (Subtitle-Euridice’s Dream; 1978); Aura I (1992); Logo III (1996). other : Peut- ĕtre, graphic piece for any Solo Instrument or Voice or Chamber Ensemble or Ballet Group with Tape ad libitum (1974).
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