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Górecki, HenrykSymphony No.3 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs' Symfonia piesni zalosnych op. 36 (1976) 54'
for soprano solo and large orchestra

Music Text  
Old Polish religious and folk texts, trans. in French by Jerzy Lisowski and in German by Wilhelm Szewczyk (P)

Scoring
4(III,IV=picc).0.4.2.2dbn-4.0.4.0-harp-pft-strings(16.16.12.12.8).
Abbreviations (PDF).

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the USA, Canada and Mexico .

World Premiere
4/4/1977
Royan
Stefania Woytowicz, soprano / Symphony Orchestra of South German Radio Baden-Baden / Ernest Bour


World stage premiere
5/12/2007
Gilam Opera House, Brooklyn, NY
Bill Morrison, filmaker / Robert McGrath, director / Brooklyn Philharmonic / Ridge Theater / Michael Christie


World premiere of version
2/27/1993
Winnipeg
The Dance Collective/Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra


Recommended Recording
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
London Sinfonietta / David Zinman
Nonesuch 79282

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