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Gorecki and Part

Episode 3 of 4

Simon Russell Beale visits Poland and Estonia to discover why the music of the spiritual composers Gorecki and Part strikes such a chord in today's hectic world.

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

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Role Contributor
Presenter Simon Russell Beale
Director Simon Broughton
Producer Simon Broughton
Producer Helen Mansfield

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