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Research Library of the Polish Composers Union is open to the public and offers music collections focused on Polish music composed after the World War II. Everybody interested is sincerely welcome.


For your own comfort please contact us in advance to make appointment and prepare your visit properly.

+ 48 785 270 000


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The Library closed for visitors on May 10th

Due to manifestation scheduled for May 10th on the Castle Square in Warsaw, we are working remotely on that day. The library and reading room are...


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Changed opening hours between April 29th and May 3rd, 2024

The following opening hours will be valid between April 29th and May 3rd, 2024: Monday, April 29th: we will have a study visit to the...


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Changed opening hours and Easter greetings

the Library of the Polish Composers' Union will be closed during the Easter Time, i.e. between March 28th (Thursday) and April 1st (Monday).We are...


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New acquisitions

Sidła - a photo of the cover. In the background a score by Grażyna Bacewicz

Sidła. A play on the basis of a novel written by Grażyna Bacewicz

In 2018, the Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne publishing house in Cracow (the PWM Edition) published a crime fiction – a detective story entitled Sidła...


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Book cover - Odwrócony dom by Hanna Kulenty

Odwrócony dom (The Inverted House) - a novel by Hanna Kulenty

A very important book was recently given to us by a well-known promoter of Polish music, the former director of the Polish Music Center at the...


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Konstanty Gorski - sheet music and recordings on CDs

We have got special gifts from Mr Grzegorz Seroczyński, the former (2006–2010) General Consul of the Polish Republic in Kharkiv (Ukraine). These...


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To read

Regamey&Regamey Vol. 2 a CD cover

Read more about the Regamey&Regamey Vol. 2 project

Projekt wykroczył daleko poza wydanie pojedynczej płyty CD. Ze względów finansowych nie mogliśmy mogliśmy sobie pozwolić na wydanie bardziej...


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A cover of the November issue of the Polish journal entitled Bibliotekarz - The Librarian

The Library of the Polish Composers' Union on its way towards modernity

Between the 28th and 30th of November, 2022, in the Karol Lipiński Music Academy in Wrocław, the conference of Polish music librarians was...


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From Polish music history... Polish contemporary music

Between the two world wars, most Polish composers were associated with the Association des Jeunes Musiciens Polonais, founded in 1926 in Paris. They...


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To listen

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Listen to music composed by Two Regameys

Recorded at the Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio of Polish Radio in Warsaw on 27–29 June and 3–5 August 2023. Sound engineer, recording and...


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Two lectures from the 52. Musicological Conference of the PCU available on YT

We are glad to announce that two lectures given during the 52nd Musicological Conference of the Polish Composers’ Union have been made available on...


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Listen to the 2020 Warsaw Autumn Festival

We are glad to inform the audience that we continue started in 2021 project of online presentation of the ‘Warsaw Autumn Sound Chronicle’ with the...


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