Prichastnyi stih / The Communion Hymn (1878)


( Hvalite Gospoda s nebes )

Tchaikovski, Piotr Ilitch (1840-1893) [ Russia ]

Published by Musica Russica [USA] , 1996 ; in Peter Tchaikovsky: The Complete Sacred Choral Works (478 p.)
Ref. : Ta014  (10 p.)
Type of material: Choral score with piano for rehearsal only
Text in: Church Slavonic + adapted in transliteration
Epoque: 19th century
Genre-Style-Form: Sacred ; Orthodox liturgical hymn ; Orthodox song ; Romantic
Mood of the piece: solemn ; majestic
Type of Choir: SATB  (4 mixed voices )
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 3
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): C
Tonality: A major
Duration: 2.5 min.
Liturgical Use: Communion
Biblical references: Psalms : 148,1
Source of text: original Russian first edition
Comment(s): Octavo offprint from collection; edition contains original text in Cyrillic and phonetic transliteration; English translation is also provided; but not underlaid in music; diction instruction tape available from the publisher.