Definition of Penderecki, Krzysztof in English:

Penderecki, Krzysztof

proper noun

  • (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" (1980–84)

Pronunciation:

Penderecki, Krzysztof

/ˌpendəˈretskē/