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Henryk Górecki's Symphony Nº3

Apr 29, 2013, 3 comments, 4 smiles Serendipitously stumbled across Henryk Górecki's Symphony Nº3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs) today. It was a Kleenex moment!, that helped put life in perspective. Here's the story (via Wiki) about what inspired the creation of the 2nd movement: Later that year Górecki learned of an inscription scrawled on the wall of a cell the Gestapo prison in the town of Zakopane, which lies at the foot of the Tatra mountains in southern Poland. The words were those of 18-year-old Helena Wanda Błażusiakówna, a highland woman incarcerated on 25 September 1944. It read O Mamo nie płacz nie—Niebios Przeczysta Królowo Ty zawsze wspieraj mnie (Oh Mamma do not cry—Immaculate Queen of Heaven support me always). The composer recalled, "I have to admit that I have always been irritated by grand words, by calls for revenge. Perhaps in the face of death I would shout out in this way. But the sentence I found ... Read Full Story