Górecki: String Quartet no.3 ‘… songs are sung’

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Where do you go after writing a best-selling Symphony of Sorrowful Songs? Write a quartet of sorrowful songs, it appears. The subtitle is from a poem by the Russian Velimir Khlebnikov: ‘When people die/songs are sung’. These songs are simple – sad or consoling depending on your mood or inclination ...

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