Example sentences for: penderecki

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  • World War II was over, Europe wanted to scrub off its history, and Berio and Penderecki, an Italian and a Pole, were two of the music world's most ruthless and effective slate-cleaners.

  • Berio, accompanied by technicians from Centro Tempo Reale, his electronic-music headquarters in Florence, and the Orchestra della Toscana, performed his work-in-perpetual-progress, Ofanim . The following week, Penderecki conducted a New York Philharmonic performance of Threnody and gave the New York premiere of a recent symphony-- No.

  • Many young composers view musical modernism with distaste, much as Berio and Penderecki and their peers viewed late Romanticism in their day.

  • Penderecki cranks up 19 th -century Baroque-style rhetoric into something both stentorian and shrill.

  • Berio is 72 now, Penderecki 64 and, like revolutionaries everywhere, they belong to a generation that has fallen into disrepute.


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