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Krzysztof Penderecki: Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima

Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (Polish: Tren ofiarom Hiroszimy) is a musical composition for 52 string instruments, composed in 1960 by Krzysztof Penderecki (b. 1933).

On 12 October 1964, Penderecki wrote: "Let the Threnody express my firm belief that the sacrifice of Hiroshima will never be forgotten and lost."

Performed by:
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Antoni Wit, Conductor