KHvalite Gospoda s nebes
Praise the Lord from the Heavens

Arr.: Polulov, Nikolai Mikhailovich (1810-1873) [Russia]

Published by Musica Russica [USA] , 1991 ; in One Thousand Years of Russian Sacred Music: (832 p.)
Ref. : V1-69  (3 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 ; Liturgy
Mood of the piece: solemn ; majestic
Type of Choir: TTBB (4 men voices)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 2
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): B
Tonality: C major
Duration: 1.5 min.
Liturgical Use: Communion
Biblical references: Psalms : 148,1
Source of text: based on Kievan Chant melody, drawn from the square-note chant books of the Russian Orthodox church ; 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.