The Symphonies and Other Orchestral Works

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Title: The Symphonies and Other Orchestral Works
Otros títulos: Symphony No. 1
Symphony No. 5
Orchestral Works Vol. 2
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Krzysztof Penderecki; Antoni Wit; National Polish Radio; Symphony Orchestra (Katowice)
Código CDU: Pender.01
Forma Musical: Symphonies
Abstract: One of the best known, most listened to, and most popular composers of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, Krzysztof Penderecki has undergone a marked evolution in compositional style. After achieving fame with such astringent, often anguished, scores as his Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (1960) and Passion According to St. Luke (1965), both of which stretched tonal language, Penderecki followed a personal imperative in moving toward more tonal music. As early as 1980, his Symphony No. 2 embraced pre-serialist notions of melody and harmony. This fertile exploration of traditional language has continued to yield rewarding works into the new millennium. Penderecki was given violin and piano lessons as a child. He studied art and literary history and philosophy at the local university while also attending the Kraków Conservatory. He privately studied composition before he entered the Kraków State Academy of Music in 1954. In 1959, three of his compositions, each ...


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1 & 2. Symphony No. 1- Arche I- Dynamis I.mp3 18:41 25.62Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
3 & 4. Symphony No. 1- Dynamis II- Arche II.mp3 11:43 16.06Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
Symphony No. 5.wav 37:31 378.6Mb WAV audio Wav
Symphony No. 1- Completo.wav 30:22 306.5Mb WAV audio Wav

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