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Penderecki, Krzysztof

Syllabification: Pen·de·rec·ki, Krzysztof
Pronunciation: /ˌpendəˈretskē
 
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Definition of Penderecki, Krzysztof in English:

( 1933-), Polish composer. His music frequently features sounds drawn from extramusical sources and note clusters, as in his Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (1960) for fifty-two strings. Notable religious works: Stabat Mater (1962) and Polish Requiem (1980–84).

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