A rich setting from the Matins text describing the scene of the Myrrh-bearing women who learn of the Resurrection from an Angel. Here the trio sings the words of the angel which brings out the narrative in a dramatic way.
A setting from the Great Vespers service which uses various psalm verses for the text. This is a popular setting that is suitable for a variety of choir sizes and ability
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Богородице Дево (Bogoroditse Djevo)
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This is a Church Slavonic setting of a hymn similar to the traditional Ave Maria of the Roman Catholic tradition. The title's translation is "Virgin Theotokos, Rejoice." This setting employscomplex metrical patterns to bring out the accentual pattern of the text.
The Cherubic Hymn is an important moment in the Orthodox Divine Liturgy and is typically a musical centerpiece for composers. The music that sets this text is generally melismatic and evocative of the mystical realm of the heavenly hosts.