Marek’s latest composition „Four Pieces” for violin and piano won FIRST PRIZE at the Grumo Festival Call for Scores 2011! The winning workwill be performed at the Grumo Festival on July 1, 2011. This work is dedicated to Japanese artist, teacher, lecturer and concert organizer Angie Masako Kitagawa.
“(…) Marek Pasieczny is still very young, but already one of the most important guitarists-composers-musicians from our time. The Flight of Kikuidataki’ is beautiful! It is a piece full of sound andthe guitar must be grateful to you for writing such a piece. Thank you also”, CARLO DOMENICONI – guitarist and composer (Berlin, Germany; May 2011)
“Kikuidataki is the name of the smallest Bird in Japan and the World’s smallest hummingbird of its kind. The native script is “King birds”. Kikuidataki is characterized by its yellow crown crest. I strived to capture and imitate its movements through sonoristic and colouristic effects. In depicting the Japanese impression, the main melody was inspired and based on the Japanese melody “Itsuki no komuriuta” (Lullaby of Itsuki).
This piece is dedicated to my friend and inspirational guide Carlo Domeniconi”. Marek Pasieczny (Pretoria, South Africa; May 2011)