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Re: New Thread: Classical Music Influences on Us

Tim Nelson wrote:

> At 06:41 PM 9/24/01 -0400, you wrote:
> >>but have you guys/gals checked out 'Threnody for the Victims of 
> >>by Krzysztof Penderecki?
> I usually put a cd on 'repeat all' quietly throughout the night while I
> sleep; Robert Rich, Eno, Steve Roach, shakuhachi, bansuri, etc... One 
> last week I'd been playing Penderecki, and decided to sleep to Threnody. 
> only made it a couple of hours before I woke up and had to shut it off!
> >
> >have you seen the score for it?? absolutely amazing. as is most of
> >pederecki's work (and by the way, its pronounced pen-der-eski, not
> >-ecki).
> According to this <http://www.cs.rit.edu/~spr/polish/names.html> it's 
> like  "pen-der-ETski"...
> I'd still like to know how to pronounce Varese, though...
> -t

i've always pronounced it va-raise (as in raison d'etre) and i've never 
corrected by anyone (could be that it's so far off no one has any hope for 

lance g. (pronounced jET-ski)