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Konevets Quartet: We Hymn Thee

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O come let us worship (Rahmaninov)
O Gentle Light (Nikolskij)
Thy Mystical Supper (Chesnokov)
Only-Begotten Son (Tcherepnin)
The Cherubic Hymn (Kedrov)
We Hymn Thee, We Bless Thee (Chesnokov)
My Soul Doth Magnify The Lord (Kedrov)
Now The Powers of Heaven (Sheremetjev)
O Thou Mother of God (Chesnokov)
I Will Call Out My Petition Unto The Lord (Smolensky)
O Gentle Light (Kastalskij)
Open Me the gate of repentence (Chesnokov)
Only-Begotten Son (Golovanov)
Christ is Risen (Kastalsky)
Ease our Pain (Archangelsky)
Troparion For the Baptism of Russia (Trubachev)
Why Hast Thou Cast Me Away From Thy Face (Chesnokov)
It is Truly Meet (Golovanov)
Hymn to the icon of the Mother of God (Chesnokov)
The Beatitude (Hristov)
Having Fallen Aslee( in The Flesh (Ionafan)
Christmas Exapostilarion (Trubatchev)
The Cherubic Hymn (Chesnokov)
We Hymn Thee, We Bless Thee (Chaikovsky)
The Mystical Supper (Lvov)
O Gentle Light (Kedrov)
Let Your Soul Rejoice in the Lord (Trubachev)
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Recorded at the monastery of Konovets, this CD is a compilation of some of the best Russian sacred music of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. As the first recording of spiritual music in the history of the monastery, this CD allows the listener to enjoy the unique acoustics of the church. The album begins and ends with the ringing of the church bells. There is some glorious singing from this wonderful quartet. They begin with the well known "O come let us worship" from Rachmaninov's Vespers. The remainder of the recording is comprised of pieces by less well known composers, but includes many works by Chesnokov. The Konovets Quartet presents a fascinating program.

Item code: 7323C | 1 CD | $15.98 |add item to cart
World | A Cappella | Male | Russia
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