Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne

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History

In 1928, a group of Polish musicologists, composers and musicicans founded Towarzystwo Wydawnicze Muzyki Polskiej (TWMP; Polish Music Publishing Society) in Warsaw. Prominent members included Adolf Chybiński, Teodor Zalewski, Tadeusz Ochlewski and Kazimierz Sikorski. By 1934, the firm launched a periodical - Muzyka polska. In April 1945 the assets were transferred to Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne (PWM), based in Kraków, which had been organized earlier by Tadeusz Ochlewski. PWM was the only music publisher operating in Poland for many years after the establishment of the communist regime and was noteworthy for its publication of music from the avant-garde school which arose there in the 1960s. It is also well-known for its critical editions of Polish composers such as Chopin, Moniuszko, Wieniawski and Szymanowski.

Plate Numbers

Plate Composer Work Year
PWM 237 Chopin Oeuvres Complètes - Vol.3: Ballades pour piano 1949
PWM 1614 Paderewski Introduction and Toccata, Op.6 1954
PWM 5230 Boëlmann Suite Gothique, Op.25 1977
PWM 6489 Szymanowski Valse Romantique 1967
PWM 7432 Wieniawski Reverie for Viola and Piano 1973

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