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Górecki, Henryk: Symphony 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 (P)

Scoring

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

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Territory

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

World Premiere

04/04/1977
Royan
Stefania Woytowicz, soprano / Symphony Orchestra of South German Radio Baden-Baden / Ernest Bour

World stage premiere

12/05/2007
Gilam Opera House, Brooklyn, NY
Bill Morrison, filmaker / Robert McGrath, director / Brooklyn Philharmonic / Ridge Theater / Michael Christie

World premiere of version

27/02/1993
Winnipeg
The Dance Collective/Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

Recommended Recording

Dawn Upshaw, soprano
London Sinfonietta / David Zinman
Nonesuch 79282

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