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Title Celestial litanies [sound recording] : the ultimate journey to mystical Russian soundscapes.

Imprint Russia : Melodiya, p1994 (New York, NY : manufactured and distributed by BMG Music)


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    C COLL CL M40CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (72 min., 20 sec.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 011220
Note Greek, Slavonic, and Russian sacred vocal music.
Compact disc.
Contents Ode of the nativity (1:16) -- "Christ is risen" (1:08) -- Kontakion / Roman le Melode (8:37) -- Hymn to St. Euphkosyne / Theodore the Studite (2:33) -- Hymn for the exaltation of the cross / Theophane (2:27) -- Stikhira (Sacred song) to St. Basil the Great (2:55) -- Greatness of the episcopate / Joannes Koukouzeles (4:08) -- "We bow before your cross" / Isaiah the Serb (1:05) -- Stikhira in honor of Peter, leader of Moscow and all the Russias (excerpt) / Ivan the Terrible (4:42) -- "O only son" (1:46) -- "O king of heaven" (Processional song) (1:39) -- Concerto for chorus no. 15: "Come, sing, people of God" / Dmitri Bortnyansky (7:39) -- Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, op. 41: "O come, let us worship" (4:40) ; Hymn of the cherubim (8:58) / Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky -- Concerto for chorus: "I think of the dreadful day" / Alexander Arkhangel'sky (7:37) -- Liturgy for St. John Chrysostom, op. 42: Grand litany / Pavel Chesnokov (5:28) -- Liturgy for St. John Chrysostom, op. 31: Grand litany of supplication (3:34) ; "Blessed be the name of the Lord" (0:39) ; "Glory be to the Father" (0:53) / Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Performer Madrigal Ensemble of Moscow ; Voronov Vocal Quartet ; Men's Choirs of the Patriarchate of Moscow ; Chamber Chorus of Moscow.
Subject Sacred vocal music -- Russia.
Choruses, Sacred (Men's voices), Unaccompanied.
Added Author Voronov Vocal Quartet. Performer.
Men's Chorus of the Patriarchate of Moscow. Performer.
Chamber Chorus of Moscow. Performer.
Madrigal Ensemble of Moscow.
Music No. 74321-18540-2 Melodiya
D108719 BMG

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