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Gorecki and Part

Sacred Music, Series 2 Episode 3 of 4

Simon Russell Beale visits Poland and Estonia to discover why the sacred music of the two highly spiritual composers Gorecki and Part strikes such a chord in today's noisy and fast-moving world.

Alongside music performed by Harry Christophers and The Sixteen, Simon's journey takes him through the turbulent religious and political history of Eastern Europe as he explores the important symbolic role of sacred music in the struggle against Communism.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 24 Jul 2010 16:30
BBC Two except Scotland


Role Contributor
PresenterSimon Russell Beale
DirectorSimon Broughton
ProducerSimon Broughton
ProducerHelen Mansfield