Following the lead of Tchaikovsky, composers such as Kastalsky, Gretchaninov, Tchesnokov, Rachmaninov and a host of others have left us a treasure-trove of musical delights. Today the Virgin Znamenny Chant , Op. Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. The high professional artistry of Conspirare fully measures up to the task of interpreting and bringing to life the sacred words and their musical embodiment. Glenn Miller's basso profundo is so powerful it can rattle windows. Every voice is in place throughout.
Featuring works by Alexander Gretchaninov, Alexander Dmitrievitch Kastalsky, Sergei Rachmaninov, and many others. Composer Title Sheet Music Time Buy 1 The Great Doxology No. Now the Powers of Heaven, Op. When it comes to performance, both choirs deliver the goods. The sacred music of the New Russian Choral School features sublime settings of the liturgy that draw on a rich history of Orthodox chants and native traditions, creating music of unprecedented colour and textural richness. This music has waited a long time for a champion, and Conspirare do it proud. I would give this recording a sixth star if one were available.
This music has waited a long time for a champion, and Conspirare do it proud. Conspirare's esteemed language coach is the editor of Musica Russica, Vladimir Morosan who has also written the booklet notes. Our Father Personnel: Conspirare Craig Hella Johnson, conductor Glenn Miller, basso profundo on track 18 foobar2000 1. Shipping to: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay. That there are many premiere recordings here is both a delight and a terrible shame — a silent echo of Communist rule. Description: 1 online resource 1 sound file Contents: Great doxology no. As a prelude to this review a disclosure needs to be made: my company, Musica Russica, and I were intimately involved in every detail of this production, from selecting the repertoire, to consulting with Conspirare's Music Director, Craig Hella Johnson, to on-site coaching of the choir, to sitting in the recording booth listening for minute details of diction, to writing the program notes.
Their singing is so clear and crisp, yet so melodic, that this listener had to put all else aside so he could absorb their singing into his soul. The E-mail message field is required. A Mercy of Peace Znamenny Chant , Op. Following the lead of Tchaikovsky, composers such as Kastalsky, Gretchaninov, Chesnokov, Rachmaninov and a host of others have left us a treasure-trove of musical delights. Preserve, O Lord, for Many Years, Op. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God.
Hymn to the Mother of God for the Nativity Znamenny Chant 13. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. The lavish packaging presentation by harmonia mundi offers a booklet with introductory notes and translations in English, French, and German, in addition to the original Church Slavonic text in Cyrillic. Following the lead of Tchaikovsky, composers such as Kastalsky, Gretchaninov, Chesnokov, Rachmaninov and a host of others have left us a treasure-trove of musical delights. Blessed are you when men shall revile you and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely for My sake.
It is that kind of music. Works on This Recording Beautiful choral music April 14, 2015 By Susan D. Christmas Troparion Inexpressible Wonder, No. Conspirare are at their richest and most carefully blended here. Bless the Lord, O My Soul, Op.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. This is difficult, complex, choral music and they perform it incredibly well. Everything is rooted in the bass, as it should be, and the forward brightness of the upper voices creates thrilling friction against their darker tones. While much of the program was selected from well-known settings by Chesnokov, Ippolitov-Ivanov, Gretchaninoff, and Rachmaninoff, also featured were lesser-known works by Kastalsky, Sviridov, Martynov, and Ilyashenko; several pieces were world-premiere recordings, even though they were written a century or more ago. As Many Have Been Baptized Znamenny Chant , Op. None of this, however, changes the fact that this is an outstanding recording of fine repertoire by an extraordinary choral group.