This website is dedicated to the memory of Wadym Kipa, Concert Pianist, Composer, and Educator (1912-1968)
 

List of Compositions by Wadym KIpa


Compositions
Complete listing: (unpublished)
A. For piano solo: "Lament" [1939; rev. 1959]; "Etude No.2" [1950]; "Reminiscence" [1953]; "Scherzino" [1956]; "Bagatelle" [1957]; "Variations Phantastique" [1957]; "Gavotte Interrupted By A Serenade" [1959]; "Gallop" [1959]; "Stances Classique" [1964]; "Dialogue" [1965]; "Children's Corner. Album For Youth" [fourteen pieces, many based on Ukrainian folk melodies, composed between 1953-67]; "Cadenza"[for the 3rd movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto in D minor, n.d.]; "Piano Concerto in G" [unfinished].
B. For voice and piano: "Ukraini"[1945-B flat; rev. 1967-D flat]. Four songs [1950] to poems by Wilhelm Chojnacki: "Immer ein Letztes"; "Wiegenlied"; "Fruehlingslied"; "Schwalben". Four songs to poems by Wadym Lesytch: "Nema vzhe ni domy" [1960]; "Vpaly tini na hodyny", "I shcho zh ostalosja iz mriji", and "Den' u lisi"[1963]. Nine songs to poems by Lesja Ukrajinka: "Ne spivajte meni sei pisni", "Osinnij plach", "Nadija", "Vechirnja hodyna", "Naprovesni", "Pisnja", "Stojala ja i slukhala vesnu", and "Khotila-b ja pisneju staty" [1966]; "Skriz' plach, i stohin, i rydannja" [1967]. "Spohad" [setting of Andrij Malyshko's poem "Pisnja pro Kyjiv" 1967-68].
C. For violin and piano: "Capriccio" [1966].
Piano Arrangements:
"Menuett" from Mozart's "Divertimento in D"[n.d.]; Bach-Brahms: "Chaconne" [for the left hand; n.d.]; score to Lesja Ukrajinka's "Bojaryna"[ca. 1953-54].
Published:
Vadim Kipa: Romansi. Kiiv, "Muzihna Ukraina" 1998. (Wadym Kipa, Art Songs. Kyiv: ?Muzychna Ukraina?, 1998) 112 pp.

Bibliography:
Bulat, Tamara. ?Muzykant ?z duzhym instynktom do zvukovoji barvy?.? In: Wadym Kipa. Romansy. Kyiv: Muzychna Ukraina, 1998, pp. 5-8.
Kipa, Alla. "Pamjati Wadyma Kipy" ("In Memory of Wadym Kipa"
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Shevchyk, V. "Wadym Kipa hraje..." ("Wadym Kipa performs..."
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Smereczynski-Szul, Rose. Rudiments of Music. Jersey City, N.
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Sonevyts?kyi, Ihor & Palidvor-Sonevyts?ka, Nataliia. Dictionary of Ukrainian Composers. Lviv: Union of Ukrainian Composers, 1997, pp.115-116.
Switlyckyi, V. (pseudonym of Volodymyr Miakovsky) Wadym Kipa(In Ukrainian) Nowi Dni (Toronto, Canada) 1962, No. 155, pp. 27
Teren-Juskiv, Teodor. "Zustrichi z Wadymom Kipoju." ("My
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