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 53:47 Symphony
Pieces (3) in the Olden Style, for string orchestra 1963 09:30 Orchestral
Totus tuus, for chorus, Op. 60 1987 09:05 Choral
Lerchenmusik, for clarinet, cello & piano, Op. 53 ("Recitatives & Ariosos") 1984 41:36 Chamber Music
String Quartet No. 1 ("Already It Is Dusk"), Op. 62 1988 15:35 Chamber Music
String Quartet No. 2 ("Quasi una Fantasia"), Op. 64 1990 32:10 Chamber Music
Sonata for 2 violins, Op 10 1957 15:57 Chamber Music
Beatus vir, for baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 1979 29:47 Orchestral Choral
Miserere, for chorus, Op. 44 1981 33:10 Choral
Cantata, for organ, Op. 26 1968 13:08 Keyboard
Choros I, for strings, Op. 20 17:09 Choral Orchestral
Euntes Ibant et Flebant, for chorus, Op. 32 1972 08:24 Choral
Amen for chorus, Op. 35 1975 06:12 Choral
O Domina Nostra, for soprano & organ, Op. 55 1985 22:08 Vocal Music
Kleines Requiem for a Polka, for piano & 13 instruments, Op. 66 1993 24:05 Keyboard
Sonata No.1 for piano, Op. 6 1956 10:56 Keyboard
Zderzenia-Scontri, Op 17 1960 16:28 Orchestral
Przybadz Duchu Swiety (Come Holy Spirit), for chorus, Op. 61 1988 11:17 Choral
Szeroka Woda (Broad Waters), for chorus, Op. 39 1979 13:13 Choral
Symphony No. 2, for soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra ("Copernicana"), Op. 31 1972 33:31 Symphony
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