Krzysztof Komeda

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    Roman Polanski's "Knife in the Water" Original Soundtrack (Bonus Track Version)

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    Ballad for Bernt (No. 1)Krzysztof Komeda
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    Crazy Girl (No. 2)Krzysztof Komeda
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    Cherry (No. 1)Krzysztof Komeda
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    Knife in the Water (No. 1)/Ballad for Bernt [No. 2]Krzysztof Komeda
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    Typish JazzKrzysztof Komeda

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        Jazz musician and film composer Krzysztof Komeda is best known for his film scores for the movies of Roman Polanski and Ingmar Bergman. Born Krzysztof Trzcinski in 1931, he used "Komeda" as his last name because of Communism disfavor with jazz music. Professionally an ear, nose, and throat specialist, Komeda composed and played jazz piano, and was well received at the 1956 Sopot Jazz Festival. Komeda's chief musical accomplishments were in free jazz. Komeda performed and recorde... Read more

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