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Album reviews

31st March, 2019
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Henryk Górecki: Symphony No 3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs) (Domino)

Composed in 1976, Henryk Górecki’s Symphony No 3 is a triptych of contemporary classical music inspired by sorrow (religious graffiti on a Gestapo cell wall), heritage (Polish folk music) and motherhood. In its numerous recorded forms, always garlanded with sympathetic strings and soprano, it is the world’s best-selling work of classical music. Beth Gibbons is known as much for her integral role...

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