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P for Penderecki, Krzysztof – Audiodrome R.I.P. mix

P for Penderecki, Krzysztof – Audiodrome R.I.P. mix

Playing tracks by

Heavy Metal (various, 1981), Je T’Aime, Je T’Aime (Alain Renais, 1968), The Saragossa Manuscript (Wojciech Has, 1965), The Exorcist (William Friedkin, 1973), Wild at Heart (David Lynch, 1990) and more.

'Listening to classical music is like reading philosophy books, not everybody has to do it. Music is not for everybody.' – Krzysztof Penderecki (1933-2020)

An avant-garde composer who exploded onto the classical music world in the 1960s with works like Polymorphia, St. Luke’s Passion and Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima, Penderecki is considered the godfather of the modern horror movie score, according to Rolling Stone Magazine: His pieces have been deployed in The Shining, The Exorcist, Shutter Island and numerous David Lynch projects, including Twin Peaks: The Return, Inland Empire and Wild at Heart, each utilizing Penderecki’s spasmodic, shrieking strings to add surprise and dread to their respective scenes.

Audiodrome is compiled by Simon Tornby for Passive/Aggressive.