Afternoon Classical playlist for 12/14/2012

Xinyu Guan
Artist Title Album Label Link
Henryk Górecki Miserere (1981); Euntes Ibant et Flebant (1972) Miserere - Chicago Symphony Chorus/Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus Elektra Nonesuch (CD, 79348-2)
Henryk Górecki Old Polish Music (Muzyka Staropolska) (1969) Beatus Vir - Totus Tuur - Old Polish Music Decca (CD 436 835-2)
Henryk Górecki Already it is Dusk (1988) Kronos Quartet Elektra Nonesuch (CD, 79319-2)

This afternoon we explore the works of Polish composer Henryk Górecki (1933-2010), who is known for his Webern-inspired works in the 1950s and 60s, as well as his dark, sonorous vocal works in the 1970s and 1980s. We explore both periods of his compositional history.