Composed by Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki. Classical. Study Score. Composed 2002. Chester Music #MUSCH61485. Published by Chester Music (BT.MUSCH61485).
Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki's career spans more than 40 years, dating from the post-Stalinist era of the mid 1950s and embracing a catalogue of more than 70 acknowledged works. It was not, however, until the phenomenal success ofhisthird symphony, Symphony of Sorrowful Songs Op 36, which brought the composer world-wide renown through its numerous performances and recordings, that his music reached an extended audience outside his native Poland. Sincethenthe directness and emotional impact of his music have established him as one of the major figures of contemporary music.