Henryk Mikolaj Górecki

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Górecki became world famous in 1993 because a recording of his Symphony No. 3 achieved popularity and opened the way for other Eastern European composers.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Symphony No. 3, Op. 36 ("Symphony of Sorrowful Songs") 1976 Symphony
Pieces (3) in the Olden Style, for string orchestra 1963 Orchestral
Totus tuus, for chorus, Op. 60 1987 Choral
String Quartet No. 2 ("Quasi una Fantasia"), Op. 64 1990 Chamber Music
String Quartet No. 1 ("Already It Is Dusk"), Op. 62 1988 Chamber Music
Kleines Requiem for a Polka, for piano & 13 instruments, Op. 66 1993 Keyboard
Concerto for harpsichord (or piano) & orchestra, Op. 40 1980 Concerto
Amen for chorus, Op. 35 1975 Choral
Miserere, for chorus, Op. 44 1981 Choral
Lerchenmusik for clarinet, cello & piano, Op. 53 ("Recitatives & Ariosos") 1984 Chamber Music
Euntes Ibant et Flebant, for chorus, Op. 32 1972 Choral
Szeroka Woda (Broad Waters), for chorus, Op. 39 1979 Choral
Songs (5) from Kurpie, for chorus, Op. 75 1999 Choral
O Domina Nostra, for soprano & organ, Op. 55 1985 Vocal Music
Good Night, requiem for soprano, alto flute, 3 tam-tams & piano, Op. 63 1990 Vocal Music
Preludes (4), for piano, Op. 1 1955 Keyboard
Beatus vir, for baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 1979 Orchestral Choral
String Quartet No. 3 ("...songs are sung"), Op. 67 1994 Chamber Music
Lobgesang (Song of Praise), for chorus, Op. 76 2000 Choral
Sonata for 2 violins, Op 10 1957 Chamber Music
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