Alphabet - Krzysztof Penderecki

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Avant-garde

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Penderecki was looking for new, extreme types of musical expression, liberated from existing principles and conventions. The composer’s most avant-garde works, including Anaklasis, Polymorphia, Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima and Fluorescences, shocked with their innovative expression and brutality of sound.