The beyond with Górecki

The third and last movement to Henryk Górecki’s Symphony No. 3 (“Symphony of Sorrowful Songs”), written in 1976.  Górecki, a renowned Polish composer who died last year, composed his Symphony No. 3 in part as a response to and commemoration of the Shoah in particular and war in general; all three movements revolve around the anguish impelled by barbaric politics.

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