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BORTNIANSKY, D.S.: Sacred Concertos Nos. 1, 6, 9, 15, 18, 21, 27, 32 (I cried out to the Lord) (Ensemble Cherubim, Kuzma)

    

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BORTNIANSKY, D.S.: Sacred Concertos Nos. 1, 6, 9, 15, 18, 21, 27, 32 (I cried out to the Lord) (Ensemble Cherubim, Kuzma)

Ukrainian-born Dmitry Bortniansky studied composition in Italy and later became the first native Kapellmeister to the Russian Czars. His choir was renowned throughout Europe. As a composer for the Orthodox Church, which forbids the use of musical instruments, Bortniansky developed a symphonic approach to choral writing that influenced all later Slavic composers and gives his Choral Concertos their absolute distinctiveness. The Cherubic Hymn No 7 is among the best-known of all Slavic choral works. Concerto No 32 was beloved of many of his Slavic successors, including Tchaikovsky. This recording of the concertos is the first to restore authentic early nineteenth-century Church Slavonic pronunciation and reintroduce fine details found in archival sources.


Bortniansky, Dmitry Stepanovich

  Izhe Kheruvimi (Cherubic Hymn): No. 7. —
1.   Izhe Kheruvimi (Cherubic Hymn): No. 7. — 00:04:01
  Sacred Concerto No. 15, "Priidite, vospoim lyudiye" (Come, let us praise in song, O people)
2.   I. Allegro maestoso 00:02:24
3.   II. Adagio 00:02:03
4.   III. Allegro moderato 00:01:17

Bortniansky, Dmitry Stepanovich
Bible - Old Testament, lyricist(s)

  Sacred Concerto No. 21, "Zhiviy v pomoshchi Vishniaho" (He that dwelleth in the help of the Most High)
5.   I. Largo 00:02:22
6.   II. Allegro maestoso 00:01:23
7.   III. Adagio 00:02:01
8.   IV. Allegro moderato 00:01:31
  Sacred Concerto No. 1, "Vospoyte Hospodevi piesn' novu" (O sing to the Lord a new song)
9.   I. Allegro - Maestoso 00:02:07
10.   II. Andante con moto - Largo 00:02:01
11.   III. Allegro moderato 00:01:28
  Sacred Concerto No. 27, "Hlasom moim ko Hospodu vozzvakh" (With my voice unto the Lord have I cried)
12.   I. Adagio 00:03:18
13.   II. Allegretto vivace 00:01:47
14.   III. Larghetto 00:01:30
15.   IV. Allegro moderato 00:02:22

Bortniansky, Dmitry Stepanovich

  Sacred Concerto No. 6, "Slava vo vishnikh Bohu" (Glory to God in the highest)
16.   I. Allegro 00:01:18
17.   II. Adagio 00:01:41
18.   III. Andante 00:00:41
19.   IV. Allegro 00:01:16

Bortniansky, Dmitry Stepanovich
Bible - Old Testament, lyricist(s)

  Sacred Concerto No. 18, "Blaho yest' ispoviedatisia Hospodevi" (It is good to give thanks unto the Lord)
20.   I. Larghetto 00:01:54
21.   II. Allegretto 00:00:49
22.   III. Adagio - Moderato 00:01:58
23.   IV. Allegro comodo 00:01:32
  Sacred Concerto No. 32, "Skazhi mi, Hospodi, konchinu moyu" (Make me to know, O Lord, mine end)
24.   I. Andante moderato 00:03:11
25.   II. Largo 00:01:24
26.   III. Adagio 00:00:43
27.   IV. Moderato 00:04:08
  Sacred Concerto No. 9, "Sey den', yeho zhe sotvori Hospod'" (This is the day which the Lord hath made)
28.   I. Allegro moderato 00:02:36
29.   II. Largo 00:02:36
30.   III. Andante 00:01:22

Bortniansky, Dmitry Stepanovich
Kheraskov, Mikhail, lyricist(s)

  Kol' slaven nash (How great is our Lord in Zion)
31.   Kol' slaven nash (How great is our Lord in Zion) 00:04:20

Total Playing Time: 01:03:04






Composer(s):
Bortniansky, Dmitry Stepanovich

Lyricist(s):
Bible - Old Testament; Kheraskov, Mikhail

Conductor(s):
Kuzma, Marika

Choir(s):
Ensemble Cherubim

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Sacred; Concertos

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: 8.573109

Barcode: 747313310975

Physical Release: 06/2013

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