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Minimalism With Momentum: Wojciech Kilar

Composer Wojciech Kilar.
Composer Wojciech Kilar.

Once in a while, Performance Today plays a piece that just grabs people. That happened this week with "Orawa" by Wojciech Kilar, so here’s a reprise of that performance. An exciting piece written in 1986, it's minimalism, but with momentum that builds to a thrilling climax. Kenneth Sillito leads the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, in concert at Philharmonic Hall in Cracow, Poland.

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