January 21, 2012 19:32

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood records album with Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki

Guitarist unveils new classical side project

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Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood has recorded a new album with Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki.

The LP, which is due out in the US on March 13 according to Pitchfork, was made last autumn in Poland.

It consists of two pieces by Penderecki from the early '60s and two by Greenwood including 'Popcorn Superhet Receiver', which featured in the guitarist's film score for There Will Be Blood.

You can watch footage of a live performance from Greenwood's part of the album by scrolling and clicking below.

The full tracklisting for 'Jonny Greenwood/Krzysztof Penderecki' is as follows:

'Threnody For The Victims Of Hiroshima'
'Popcorn Superhet Receiver: Part 1'
'Popcorn Superhet Receiver: Part 2 A'
'Popcorn Superhet Receiver: Part 2 B'
'Popcorn Superhet Receiver: Part 3'
'Polymorphia'
'48 Responses To Polymorphia: Es ist Genug'
'48 Responses To Polymorphia: Ranj'
'48 Responses To Polymorphia: Overtones'
'48 Responses To Polymorphia: Scan'
'48 Responses To Polymorphia: Baton Sparks'
'48 Responses To Polymorphia: Three Oak Leaves'
'48 Responses To Polymorphia: Overhang'
'48 Responses To Polymorphia: Bridge'
'48 Responses To Polymorphia: Pacay Tree'

Greenwood is also currently working on the score to the film The Master.

The movie is a drama set in the '50s and is confirmed to star Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams and Joaquin Phoenix. It is due to be released sometime in 2013. The film is being directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, who also made There Will Be Blood.



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