Svete tikhii
Gladsome Light


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

Published by Musica Russica [USA] , 1996
Ref. : Cn040  (12 p.)
Type of material: Choral score with piano for rehearsal only
Text in: Church Slavonic
Epoque: 19th century
Genre-Style-Form: Sacred ; Orthodox liturgical hymn ; Orthodox song
Mood of the piece: solemn ; majestic ; prayerful
Type of Choir: SSAA + SSAA (8 women voices)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 3
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): C
Tonality: E major
Duration: 3.5 min.
Liturgical Use: Vespers ; All-night Vigil (Orthodox)
Source of text: 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
Listen HiFi sung by Chorus Angelicus conducted by Paul Halley Discographic references: Chorus Angelicus - Untraveled Worlds - Pelagos PEL1004

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