KHvalite imia Gospodne / Praise the Name of the Lord (1881)


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

Arr.: Chesnokov, Pavel Grigorevich (1877-1944) [ Russia ]

Published by Musica Russica [USA] , 1996
Ref. : Ta023mc  (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 ; Psalm ; Polyeleion
Mood of the piece: festive ; joyous ; prayerful
Type of Choir: TTBB  (4 men voices )
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 3
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): B
Tonality: G major
Duration: 3.0 min.
Liturgical Use: Matins ; Vespers ; All-night Vigil (Orthodox)
Origin: Russia
Biblical references: Psalms : 134/ 135
Source of text: based on Russian Greek Chant melody, drawn from the square-note chant books of the Russian Orthodox church ; original Russian first edition
Comment(s): 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