Henryk Górecki / Dawn Upshaw, London Sinfonietta, David Zinman ‎– Symphony No. 3

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Symphony No. 3 (Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs) Opus 36 (1976)
Composed By – Henryk Górecki
1 I. Lento - Sostenuto Tranquillo Ma Cantabile 26:25
2 II. Lento E Largo - Tranquilissimo 9:22
3 III. Lento - Cantabile-Semplice 17:05

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Booklet containing liner notes in English, French & German.

Composed in 1976.
Polish lyrics taken from (and translated to English, French & German in the booklet):
- Lamentation of the Holy Cross Monastery from the "Lysagóra Songs" collection, second half of the 15th century
- Prayer inscribed on wall 3 of cell no. 3 in the basement of "Palace", the Gestapo's headquarters in Zakopane. 'Zdrowas Mario' (Ave Maria) - the opening of the Polish prayer to the Holy Mother.
- Folk song in the dialect of the Opole region.

Recorded May 1991 at CTS Studios, London.

Photograph 'A Maiden At Prayer' from the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California.

℗ © 1992 Elektra Entertainment, a division of Warner Communications Inc. for the United States and WEA International for the world outside the United States.
Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe.

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  • Barcode (Text): 0 7559-79282-2 8
  • Barcode (Scanned): 075597928228
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 & 2: Runout 1): 755979282-2 WME
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped mirrored in mould - variant 1): [Warner Logo] 45
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped mirrored in mould - variant 2): [Warner Logo] 44
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped mirrored in mould - variant 3): [Warner Logo] 43
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 05A7
  • Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM
  • Label Code (Backcover): LC 0192
  • Label Code (CD): LC 0286
  • Price Code (France): WE 810

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