Gorecki's Symphony No. 3, Op. 36, "Sorrowful Songs"

  title={Gorecki's Symphony No. 3, Op. 36, "Sorrowful Songs"},
  author={Alyssa K. Griffith},
  • Alyssa K. Griffith
  • Published 2014
  • Art
  • The experience of listening to Gorecki’s Symphony no. 3, op. 36 “Sorrowful Songs” is one that is not easily forgotten. It is not only musically captivating, but also historically fascinating. After its premiere in 1977, Gorecki’s piece captivated listeners across the globe as it became a cultural phenomenon in both Europe and America. The music was a stunning success in both the Classical and popular cultures. What is it about the music that is so captivating? How did the trending, popular… CONTINUE READING


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