Krzysztof Penderecki

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Polish composer of choral and orchestral music, opera, and chamber music in modern harmonic settings.
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Compositions

Year Title Avg.
1979 Adagietto, for orchestra (from "Paradise Lost") 05:00 Orchestral
1995 Agnus Dei, for 4 soloists, chorus & orchestra (mvt.10 from collective composition "Requiem of Reconciliation") 07:23 Choral
1981 Agnus Dei, for chorus 06:54 Choral Agnus Dei
1960 Anaklasis, for string orchestra & percussion 06:38 Orchestral
Ave Maria 07:02 Choral
1961 Basilisk Encounter (Spotkanie z bazyliszkiem), film score 10:05 Film Score Film Score
1993 Benedicamus Domino, for 5 male voices 03:15 Vocal Music
1993 Benedictus, for chorus 03:28 Choral Mass
1984 Cadenza, for viola solo 06:42 Chamber Music Solo
1962 Canon for 52 strings & tape delay 09:43 Orchestral Canon
1964 Cantata in honorem Almae Matris Universitatis Iagellonicae, for chorus & orchestra 06:15 Choral
1970 Canticum canticorum Salomonis, for chorus & orchestra 16:34 Choral Song Collection
1968 Capriccio for Siegfried Palm, for solo cello 07:12 Chamber Music
2012 Capriccio per Radovan, for horn 03:36 Chamber Music Capriccio
1965 Capriccio for oboe & 11 strings 06:33 Concerto
1980 Capriccio for solo tuba 04:43 Chamber Music Capriccio
1967 Capriccio for violin & orchestra 11:36 Concerto Concerto
1983 Cello Concerto (transcription of Viola Concerto) 20:41 Concerto Concerto
1966 Cello Concerto No. 1 15:48 Concerto Concerto
1982 Cello Concerto No. 2 32:57 Concerto Concerto
2005 Chaconne, in memoria del Giovanni Paolo II, for orchestra 06:24 Orchestral Chaconne
1997 Clarinet Concerto (transcription of Viola Concerto) 20:58 Concerto Concerto
2015 Concertino for trumpet & orchestra 11:32 Concerto Concertino
2000 Concerto Grosso No. 1 for 3 cellos & orchestra 34:52 Concerto Concerto Grosso
1970 Cosmogony, for 4 soloists, chorus & orchestra 18:38 Choral
1997 Credo, for soloists, boys' choir, chorus & orchestra 49:38 Choral Credo
2008 Danziger Fanfare, for brass & percussion 15:44 Band Music Fanfare
1966 De Natura Sonoris I, for orchestra 07:28 Orchestral
1971 De Natura Sonoris II, for orchestra 09:28 Orchestral
1996 De profundis, for chorus 06:13 Choral Sacred music
1968 The Devils of Loudon, opera in 3 acts Opera Opera
2014 Dies Illa, for 3 soloists, 3 choruses & orchestra 21:11 Choral Sacred music
1967 Dies Irae, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra 24:51 Choral Requiem
1959 Dimensions of Time and Silence, for chorus, percussion & strings Choral
1994 Divertimento for cello 13:50 Chamber Music Divertimento
2012 Double Concerto for violin, viola (or cello) & orchestra 21:03 Concerto Concerto
1974 The Dream of Jacob, for orchestra 07:48 Orchestral Tone Poem
2010 Duo concertante, for violin & double bass 05:10 Chamber Music Duet
1958 Emanations, for 2 string orchestras 07:03 Orchestral
1962 Fluorescences, for orchestra 15:49 Orchestral
1992 Flute Concerto, for flute (or clarinet) & chamber orchestra 22:41 Concerto Concerto
2013 La Follia, for violin 11:57 Chamber Music Solo
1961 Fonogrammi, for flute & chamber orchestra 07:10 Concerto
1961 Glass Enemy (Szklany wróg), film score 11:00 Film Score Film Score
2008 Horn Concerto ("Winterreise") 17:58 Concerto Concerto
1997 Hymn to St. Adelbert, for chorus & orchestra 05:56 Choral
1997 Hymn to St. Daniel, for chorus & winds 12:16 Choral
1965 In Pulverem Mortis, for chorus 04:54 Choral
1973 Intermezzo for 24 strings 07:04 Orchestral Intermezzo
2013 Iz glubiny wozzwach k Tiebie, Gospodi (Psalm 129), for chorus 06:02 Choral Psalm
1968 Je t'aime, je t'aime, film score Film Score
2008 Kaczka pstra, carol for chorus 01:35 Miscellaneous (Classical)
1980 Lacrimosa, for soprano, chorus & orchestra 05:05 Choral Requiem
2003 Largo, for cello & orchestra 26:36 Concerto
1965 Left Home (Wyszedl z domu), incidental music 13:38 Vocal Music Incidental Music
1973 Magnificat, for bass, 7 men's voices, boys' chorus, chorus & orchestra 45:17 Choral Magnificat
1956 Miniatures (3) for clarinet & piano 04:05 Chamber Music Sonata
1959 Miniatures (3) for violin & piano 04:18 Chamber Music
1965 Miserere, for chorus 03:22 Choral Sacred music
2002 Missa Brevis, for boys' chorus & male chorus 19:46 Choral Mass
Misterioso, for flute & piano 02:08 Chamber Music Character Piece
2000 Music for alto flute, marimba & strings Chamber Music Open Form
2015 My tez pastuszkowie (We Also Shepherds), for chorus 01:41 Choral Part Song
2009 O gloriosa virginum, for chorus 04:02 Choral Hymn
1964 Painters of Gdańsk (Malarze gdanscy), film score 19:44 Film Score Film Score
1976 Paradise Lost, opera in 2 acts Opera Opera
1971 Partita, for harpsichord, electric guitar, bass guitar, harp, double-bass & orchestra 18:59 Concerto Electronic Music
1996 Passacaglia, for strings 02:17 Orchestral
1985 Per Slava, for cello solo 05:35 Chamber Music Solo
2001 Piano Concerto ("Resurrection") 37:04 Concerto Concerto
1963 Pieces (3) in the Antique Style, for orchestra 06:02 Orchestral
1963 Pieces (3) in Baroque Style, for orchestra 06:15 Orchestral Piece
1964 Polish Ballad (Ballada polska), incidental music 13:38 Vocal Music Incidental Music
1980 Polish Requiem, for SATB, chorus & orchestra 01:35:19 Choral Requiem
2016 Polonaise for orchestra 07:21 Orchestral Polonaise
1961 Polymorphia, for 48 strings 10:46 Orchestral
2010 Powiało na mnie morze snów... (A sea of dreams did breathe on me...), songs of reflection for soprano, mezzo-soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra 54:14 Choral Song Cycle
2009 Prelude for Peace, for brass & percussion 02:30 Band Music Prelude
1987 Prelude for clarinet solo in B flat major 03:24 Chamber Music Sonata
2009 Prosimy cie (Kadisz), for male chorus 20:16 Choral Prayer
1958 Psalms of David, for chorus, strings & percussion 11:03 Choral Psalm
1993 Quartet for clarinet & string trio 15:10 Chamber Music Quartet
2001 Resurrection, concerto for piano & orchestra 37:31 Concerto Concerto
2009 Sanctus, for female chorus 01:44 Choral
2000 Sarabande, for viola ("J.S. Bach in memoriam") 03:51 Chamber Music Sarabande
1996 Serenade for string orchestra 09:18 Orchestral Serenade
1999 Sextet for clarinet, horn, string trio & piano 30:31 Chamber Music
2008 Sinfonietta No. 3 for string orchestra 04:41 Orchestral Sinfonietta
1994 Sinfonietta No.2, for clarinet & strings (orchestration of Clarinet Quartet) 15:13 Concerto
1992 Sinfonietta, for strings (orchestration of String Trio) 13:37 Orchestral Symphony
1953 Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 08:10 Chamber Music Sonata
1999 Sonata for violin & piano No. 2 34:27 Chamber Music Sonata
1964 Sonata for cello & orchestra 10:23 Concerto Sonata
1986 Song of the Cherubim (Ize Cheruwimy), for chorus 06:41 Choral
1965 St. Luke Passion (Passio et Mors Domini Nostri Jesu Christi Secundum Lucam), for 3 voices, narrator, choruses & orchestra 01:14:32 Choral Passion
1962 Stabat Mater, for 3 choruses 07:40 Choral
2008 String Quartet No. 3 ("Blätter eines nicht geschriebenen Tagebuches") 18:19 Chamber Music String Quartet
1960 String Quartet No. 1 06:56 Chamber Music String Quartet
1968 String Quartet No. 2 07:58 Chamber Music String Quartet
1990 String Trio 12:55 Chamber Music Trio
1959 Strophes, for soprano, narrator & 10 instruments 07:05 Vocal Music
1994 Suite for cello 19:15 Chamber Music Suite
Symphonies Symphony
1972 Symphony No. 1 28:31 Symphony Symphony
1979 Symphony No. 2 ("Christmas Symphony") 33:16 Symphony Symphony
1988 Symphony No. 3 44:28 Symphony Symphony
1989 Symphony No. 4 ("Adagio") 31:07 Symphony Symphony
1991 Symphony No. 5 37:48 Symphony Symphony
1996 Symphony No. 7 ("Seven Gates of Jerusalem"), for 5 soloists, speaker, 3 choruses & orchestra 59:57 Symphony Symphony
2005 Symphony No. 8, for 3 voices, chorus & orchestra ("Lieder der Vergänglichkeit") 42:57 Symphony
1980 Te Deum laudamus, for soprano, tenor, baritone, mixed choir & symphonic orchestra 46:57 Choral
1979 Te Deum, for 4 soloists, 2 choruses & orchestra 37:48 Choral
1959 Threnody (for the Victims of Hiroshima), for 52 strings 09:22 Orchestral Threnody
1990 Ubu Rex, comic opera in 2 acts 02:01:36 Opera
1988 Der unterbrochene Gedanke (The Broken Thought), for string quartet 02:24 Chamber Music String Quartet
1969 Utrenia I: The Entombment of Christ, for 5 voices, 2 choruses & orchestra 40:20 Choral
1970 Utrenia II: The Resurrection of Christ, for 5 soloists, boy's choir, chorus & orchestra 17:59 Choral
1987 Veni creator, hymn for double chorus 07:38 Choral Motet
1983 Viola Concerto 22:33 Concerto Concerto
1976 Violin Concerto No. 1 40:25 Concerto Concerto
1992 Violin Concerto No. 2 ("Metamorphosen") 38:09 Concerto Concerto
2011 Violoncello totale, for cello 06:08 Chamber Music Solo
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)