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Górecki: Symphony No. 3 [LP]

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  • About This Album

    Nonesuch Records releases the first vinyl LP of the beloved 1992 Nonesuch recording of Henryk Górecki’s Symphony No. 3, Symphony of Sorrowful Songs, on January 22, 2016, in conjunction with the release of the first recording of the composer's final work, Symphony No. 4, and a seven-disc box set containing all Nonesuch recordings of Górecki works. Featuring the London Sinfonietta and soprano Dawn Upshaw, this recording of the Polish composer's 1976 work proved spellbinding to a diverse international audience. The LP, pressed on 180-gram vinyl, includes a download of the complete album. TIME calls it "a transcendental meditation on mortality and redemption."

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Dawn Upshaw, soprano
    London Sinfonietta
    David Zinman, conductor

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Colin Matthews
    Recorded May 1991 at CTS Studios, London
    Recording Engineer: Tony Faulkner
    Assistant: Declan McGovern
    Editing and Post-production: Marian Freeman
    Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig

    LP pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Record Industry in the Netherlands
    Lacquers cut by Bernie Grundman

    Design by John Heiden
    Photograph by Gertrude Käsebier

    Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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on July 8, 2015 - 5:21pm
Release Date: 
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

This is the first vinyl LP of the beloved 1992 Nonesuch recording of Górecki’s Symphony No. 3, Symphony of Sorrowful Songs. Featuring the London Sinfonietta and soprano Dawn Upshaw, this recording of the Polish composer's 1976 work proved spellbinding to a diverse international audience. The LP, pressed on 180-gram vinyl, includes a download of the complete album. TIME calls it "a transcendental meditation on mortality and redemption."

Description: 

Nonesuch Records releases the first vinyl LP of the beloved 1992 Nonesuch recording of Henryk Górecki’s Symphony No. 3, Symphony of Sorrowful Songs, on January 22, 2016, in conjunction with the release of the first recording of the composer's final work, Symphony No. 4, and a seven-disc box set containing all Nonesuch recordings of Górecki works. Featuring the London Sinfonietta and soprano Dawn Upshaw, this recording of the Polish composer's 1976 work proved spellbinding to a diverse international audience. The LP, pressed on 180-gram vinyl, includes a download of the complete album. TIME calls it "a transcendental meditation on mortality and redemption."

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Colin Matthews
Recorded May 1991 at CTS Studios, London
Recording Engineer: Tony Faulkner
Assistant: Declan McGovern
Editing and Post-production: Marian Freeman
Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig

LP pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Record Industry in the Netherlands
Lacquers cut by Bernie Grundman

Design by John Heiden
Photograph by Gertrude Käsebier

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79282

ns_album_releasedate: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 21:15
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
Label: 
LP+MP3
UPC: 
075597949216
Price: 
21.00
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
075597928266
Price: 
10.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075597951417
Price: 
14.00
Artist Name: 
Henryk Górecki
Dawn Upshaw
MusicianDetails: 

MUSICIANS
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
London Sinfonietta
David Zinman, conductor

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