Na rekah Vavilonskih / By the Waters of Babylon

( Na rekah Vavilonskih )

Vedel, Artemy Lukyanovich (1767-1808) [ Russia ]

Published by Musica Russica [USA] , 1991 ; in One Thousand Years of Russian Church Music, 988-1988, ser. I, vol. 1 (832 p.)
Ref. : V1-40  (26 p.)
Type of material: Choral score with piano for rehearsal only
Text in: Church Slavonic + adapted in transliteration
Epoque: 18th century
Genre-Style-Form: Sacred ; Orthodox liturgical hymn ; Orthodox song ; Liturgy ; Sacred concerto
Mood of the piece: serene ; sombre
Type of Choir: SSAATTBB  (8 mixed voices )
Soloist(s): SSATTB  (6 soloist(s))
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 4
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): C
Tonality: C minor
Duration: 11.0 min.
Biblical references: Psalms : 136
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.