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Alex Ross: Witold Lutoslawski's symphonies, on Sony Classical.

January 21, 2013

Every few months, I put on a recording of Witold Lutosławski's Third Symphony and wonder why it hasn't become a modern warhorse. Completed in 1983, it is a masterpiece of organic architecture, in which gleaming towers of brass emerge from gaseous clouds of instrumental . . .

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