[ pen-duh-ret-skee; Polish pen-de-rets-kee ]
/ ˌpɛn dəˈrɛt ski; Polish ˌpɛn dɛˈrɛts ki /
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Krzysz·tof [kshish-tawf], /ˈkʃɪʃ tɔf/, born 1933, Polish composer.
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/ (Polish pɛndɛˈrɛtski) /
Krzystof (ˈkʃiʃtɔf). born 1933, Polish composer, noted for his highly individual orchestration. His works include Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima for strings (1960), Stabat Mater (1962), Polish Requiem (1983–84), and the opera Ubu Rex (1991)
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