Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima by Krzysztof Penderecki (1933-). For [strings] full score only. Polish: 20th Century. Full score. Published by Edwin F. Kalmus (KM.A7010-FSC).
Location: from NYC
February 15, 2007
A how-to guide for string technique
This is a great piece, and an appropriately great score. The first time I read through this score, it was a monstrous 20"+ beast. With that sort of size condensed, this particular version is considerably smaller and a bit harder to read, so don't even think about conducting from this!...
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Jude William Thomas
Location: from San Diego, CA
January 5, 2003
Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima is a unique piece of music. And likewise, so is the score. I have been facinated by this music ever since I heard it a couple years back, and I purchased this score to study techniques used by the composer. However, this score is...
24 of 47 people found this review helpful.