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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, 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).

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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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