Definition of Penderecki, Krzysztof in English:

Penderecki, Krzysztof

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Pronunciation: /ˌpɛndəˈrɛtski
 
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( B.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 (1980-4).

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