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The members of The Westerlies call themselves "an accidental brass quartet." Michael George hide caption

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Songs We Love: The Westerlies, 'Saro'

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Polish composer Henryk Górecki, in Zakopane, Poland, in 1994 — two years after a recording of his Symphony No. 3 became a surprise hit. Górecki died in 2010. Janek Skarzynski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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13Hej, z gory, z gory

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    Hej, z gory, z gory
    Album
    Very Best of Gorecki
    Artist
    Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic Choir
    Label
    DUX
    Released
    2016

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James Maddalena (right) as Richard Nixon and John Duykers as Mao Tse-tung in the 1987 Houston Grand Opera world premiere of Nixon in China by composer John Adams and librettist Alice Goodman. Jim Caldwell/Houston Grand Opera hide caption

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An American Opera Impresario Takes His Final Bow

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