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Penderecki

Krzystof . born 1933, Polish composer, noted for his highly individual orchestration. His works include Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima for strings (1960), Stabat Mater (1962), Polish Requiem (1983--84), and the opera Ubu Rex (1991)
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In 1960, Penderecki composed music to the puppet-animated film Cactus, which tells the story of a prickly cactus who fell in love with a balloon.
Like the Penderecki piece, this was a work that demanded constant concentration from the listener.
Typical of the vanguard in the 1960s (think Ligeti and Penderecki), Aribert Reimann's Lear (seen Jun.
Krzysztof Penderecki is one of the most awarded composers of his generation.
RENOWNED contemporary Polish master composer Krzysztof Penderecki will perform in Doha on February 27 in what promises to be a uniquely memorable musical experience.
Mellon Foundation; the composer-in-residence program, which has included John Corigliano, George Crumb, Steven Mackey, Krzystof Penderecki, Steven Stucky, Joan Tower, and in the 2015-2016 season, Unsuk Chin; and the Careers in Music Speaker Series, showcasing a diverse and illustrious group of artists, industry experts, and ensembles who share their advice and perspective.
De acordo com King (2010), Robert Knudson (9) declarou que esta abertura foi concebida por Jack Nitzsche (10) e que o musico, alem de produzir alguns efeitos e compor pequenas passagens atonais, mesclou, junto ao som ambiente, fragmentos de uma peca de Krzysztof Penderecki e de musicas da regiao.
As it was his first opera, Morganelli drew on a multitude of inspirations, ranging from Ravel and Debussy to Penderecki and Ligeti, while avoiding cliches--"big drums, trumpet fanfares" --and refraining from camp.
MacMillan's vocal scoring shares the often improvisatory nature of Penderecki's St Luke Passion, including swooping exhalations, whistling, rapid teeth-palate alternations, humming and the like, all with the effect of setting his more conventional, fully-harmonised choral writing into glorious prominence.
The orchestra has given world premieres of more than 100 works, including compositions by Jean Francaix, Frank Martin, Bohuslav Martinu, Sandor Veress, Iannis Xenakis, Krzysztof Penderecki, Klaus Huber, Peter Ruzicka and Beat Furrer.
Polish composer-conductor Krzysztof Penderecki, Spanish guitarist Pepe Romero and British cellist Steven Isserlis are just three names who will perform in the festival's packed program.