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A new album of choral music by the late Polish composer Henryk Gorecki creates a calm and welcoming space.
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September 11, 2012 Henryk Górecki's serene choral music provides the perfect balm for busy, disjointed lives.
Composer Henryk Gorecki was one of the important classical musicians who died in 2010.
December 27, 2010 We had to say farewell to some of classical music's greatest practitioners this year. As the calendar winds down, we reflect on those who left us — from opera divas Joan Sutherland and Shirley Verrett to the venerable pianist Earl Wild.
Henryk Gorecki never had another success as huge as his haunting "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs."
November 12, 2010 The Polish composer enjoyed enormous success after a 1992 recording of his haunting Symphony No. 3 became a surprise hit around the world. Hear an interview with Gorecki and excerpts of his music.
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May 18, 2006 Guitarist Tom Verlaine, best known for his work with the New York punk band Television, talks about his own work and shares some of his favorite recordings.
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April 7, 2005 Founded in 1978, the Orchestra of St. Luke's has earned a reputation as one of America's foremost chamber orchestras. At Carnegie Hall, conductor David Zinman leads the ensemble in a program that contrasts the music of 20th-century Polish composer Henryk Gorecki with the 18th-century genius of Mozart.
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