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Górecki’s Symphony of Sorrowful Songs

The London Sinfonietta marks Armistice Day with a powerfully emotional work that dwells on family separations engendered by warfare.

London Sinfonietta marks Armistice Day with Górecki’s Symphony of Sorrowful Songs, a powerfully emotional work that dwells on family separations engendered by warfare.

Penderecki: Fanfare for orchestra (UK Premiere)
Górecki: Symphony No.3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs), Op.36

Elizabeth Atherton, soprano
London Sinfonietta
David Atherton, conductor

Recorded at the Royal Festival Hall, London
Presented by Ian Skelly

59 minutes

Music Played

  • Krzysztof Penderecki

    Fanfara

    Ensemble: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: David Atherton.
  • Henryk Mikolaj Górecki

    Symphony No 3, Op 36, 'Sorrowful Songs'

    Performer: Elizabeth Atherton. Ensemble: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: David Atherton.

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