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Wojciech Kilar (17 July 1932 – 29 December 2013) was a Polish classical and film music composer.

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Selected film music

  • Nikt nie woła (Nobody's calling) (1960)
  • Tarpany (Wild Horses) (1962)
  • Głos z tamtego świata (Voice from beyond) (1962)
  • Milczenie (Silence) (1963)
  • Trzy kroki po ziemi (Three steps on Earth) (1965)
  • Salto (Somersault) (1965)
  • Piekło i niebo (Hell and heaven) (1966)
  • Bicz boży (God's whip) (1967)
  • The Doll (1968 film) (Lalka) (1968)
  • Sol Ziemi Czarnej (1969)
  • Rejs (Cruise) (1970)
  • Perla w Koronie (1971)
  • Bolesław Śmiały (King Boleslaus the Bold) (1972)
  • Opętanie (Obsession) (1973)
  • Zazdrość i Medycyna (1973)
  • Bilans Kwartalny (A Woman's Decision) (1974)
  • Ziemia obiecana (Land of Promise) (1974)
  • Smuga cienia (The shadow line) (1976)
  • Trędowata (1976)
  • Ptaki ptakom (Bords to birds) (1977)
  • Barwy ochronne (Camouflage) (1977)
  • Spirala (Spiral) (1978)
  • Rodzina Połanieckich (TV series) (1978)
  • Le Roi et l'Oiseau (The King and the Mockingbird) (1980)
  • From a Far Country (1981)
  • Przypadek (Blind chance) (1982)
  • Paradigma (1985)
  • Kronika wypadków miłosnych (Chronicle of Amorous Events) (1986)
  • Salsa (1988)
  • Gdzieśkolwiek jest, jesliś jest (Wherever you are, if you are) (1988)
  • Stan posiadania (Inventory) (1989)
  • Napoléon et l'Europe (TV mini-series) (1991)
  • Życie za życie (about Maximilian Kolbe) (1991)
  • Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
  • Dotknięcie ręki (A touch of the hand) (1992)
  • Death and the Maiden (1994)
  • Cwał (In Full Gallop) (1995)
  • The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
  • Deceptive Charm (1996)
  • Brat naszego Boga (Our God's brother) (1997)
  • The Truman Show (1998) (parts from Requiem Father Kolbe)
  • The Ninth Gate (1999)
  • Pan Tadeusz (1999)
  • Life as a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (2000)
  • Le Pianiste (2002)
  • Zemsta (Revenge) (2002)
  • We Own the Night (2007)
  • Il Sole Nero (2007)

Orchestral

  • Small Overture (1955), for the Youth Festival, 1955
  • Symphony for Strings (Symphony No. 1, 1955)
  • Ode Béla Bartók in memoriam, for violin, brass, and percussion (1956)
  • Riff 62 (1962)
  • Generique (1963)
  • Springfield Sonnet (1965)
  • Krzesany, for orchestra (1974)
  • Kościelec 1909, for orchestra (1976)
  • Orawa, for string orchestra (1988)
  • Choralvorspiel (Choral Prelude), for string orchestra, (1988)
  • Requiem Father Kolbe, for symphony orchestra (1994)
  • Symphony No. 3 "September Symphony" for orchestra (2003)
  • Uwertura uroczysta [Solemn Overture] for orchestra (2010)

Orchestral, with instrumental and vocal soloists or accompaniment

  • Symphony Concertante, for piano and orchestra (Symphony No. 2, 1956)
  • Prelude and Christmas Carol, for four oboes and string orchestra (1972)
  • Bogurodzica, for mixed choir and orchestra (1975)
  • Siwa mgła, for baritone and orchestra (1979)
  • Exodus, for mixed choir and orchestra (1981)
  • Victoria, for mixed choir and orchestra (1983)
  • Angelus, for symphony orchestra, soprano, and mixed choir (1984)
  • Piano Concerto No.1 (1996)
  • Missa Pro Pace, for orchestra, chorus, and soloists (2000)
  • Symphony No. 4 "Sinfonia de Motu" (Symphony of Motion), for orchestra, chorus, and soloists (2005)
  • Magnificat, for orchestra, chorus, and soloists (2007)
  • Symphony No. 5 "Advent Symphony", for orchestra, chorus, and soloists (2007)
  • Te Deum, for orchestra, chorus, and soloists (2008)
  • Veni Creator, for mixed chorus and strings (2008)
  • Piano Concerto No.2 (2011)

Choral

  • Lament, for mixed unaccompanied choir (2003)
  • Paschalis Hymn for chorus (2008)

Chamber

  • Flute Sonatina (1951)
  • Woodwind Quintet (1952)
  • Horn Sonata (1954)
  • Training 68, for clarinet, trombone, and piano (1968)




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