KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI (b.1933): Utrenja.
Catalogue Number: 05K010
Description: In two parts, "The Entombment of Christ" and "The Resurrection of Christ", this 1970-71 work uses the Old Church Slavonic Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday liturgy along with Penderecki's most avant-garde style (for both voices and instruments) to produce an electrifying, riveting effect (the composer noted that the orchestral effects were "very much connected with electronic music." No texts. Iwona Hossa (soprano), Agnieszka Rehlis (mezzo), Piotr Kusiewicz (tenor), Piotr Nowacki (bass), Gennady Bezzubenkov (basso profondo), Warsaw Boys' Choir, Warsaw Philhamonic Choir and Orchestra; Antoni Wit.