Author Topic: Wojciech Kilar (1932-2013)  (Read 15142 times)

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Offline vandermolen

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Re: Wojciech Kilar (b. 1932)
« Reply #40 on: January 26, 2014, 08:07:08 AM »
Kilar's 'Angelus' is a wonderful score, very much in the spirit of Gorecki's 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs'. It is on Naxos:

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"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

'The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good' (Stanley Kubrick).

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Re: Wojciech Kilar (b. 1932)
« Reply #41 on: January 26, 2014, 08:20:04 AM »
I like very much his Piano Concerto (his only work I've ever heard).

So he died recently? Sad news. May God rest his soul.

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Re: Wojciech Kilar (b. 1932)
« Reply #42 on: January 26, 2014, 10:36:42 AM »
I like very much his Piano Concerto (his only work I've ever heard).

So he died recently? Sad news. May God rest his soul.

The film music with Dracula on is excellent, especially 'Death and the Maiden' (see above).
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

'The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good' (Stanley Kubrick).