This book is the first detailed study of Polish composer Henryk Gorecki, whose Third Symphony, written in 1976 and released on CD in 1992, became a bestseller and brought Goreki international renown. Written by a leading enthusiast of Gorecki's music, this volume ranges from the composer's large orchestral scores (Sconti, Refrain, the Symphonies) and choral works (Beatus Vir, commissioned by and dedicated to Pope John Paul II) to the more modest church songs and folk-song arrangements. Granted numerous interviews and access ...

Gorecki 1997, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198163947

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Gorecki 1997, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198163930

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