"In America, Polish composer Wojciech Kilar was discovered by Francis Ford Coppola, who asked him to write the music for Bram Stoker's Dracula. That score was powerful and arresting; Kilar using his signature ostinato figures to great effect to heighten the drama. In addition to hammering ostinato, Kilar is given to modal treatments that often make his music seem related to that by the late Miklos Rozsa. The performances here, by fellow countrymen, are assured, polished, and dramatic. The sound is lush yet lean enough to let Kilar's pounding rhythms come through with great force. Highly recommended to all who love colorful film or concert music."