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The Chrysostomos Chamber Choir: Panihida

O Come, let us worship
Psalm 91
Great Litany
Troparia
Blessed art Thou, O Lord
Kathisma
Refrain of the Canon
Third Canticle of the Canon
Kathisma and Theotokion
Sixth Canticle of the Canon
Kontakion
Ikos
Refrain of the Canon and 9th Ode
Troparia after the Litany
Closing Prayers and Blessing
Eternal memory

Directed by Mikko Sidoroff

This recording will be enjoyed by listeners who are interested in new Orthodox music being composed around the world. Young Finnish composer Mikko Sidoroff's (b. 1985) setting of the Orthodox Memorial Service (Panikhida) is beautifully sung by the Chrysostomos Chamber Choir, conducted by the composer. As for the work itself, similar to Pavel Chesnokov's Panihida, opus 39, it seems to be more appropriate for a concert performance than a church service, although portions of it can certainly be sung in a liturgical context. More importantly, it captures a recognizably "Orthodox" musical spirit, which it seeks to express through new and original musical means. The booklet provides information in English and in Finnish about the service, the composer, and the performers, as well as the text translation.

Item code: 3183C | 1 CD | $15.95 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | Finland
ncd 30

Related: Finnish Choral Music
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