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SHCHETYNSKY, A.: Know Yourself / Light to Lighten / Requiem (New Sacred Music from Ukraine) (Cantus Chamber Choir, Gloria Chamber Choir)

    

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SHCHETYNSKY, A.: Know Yourself / Light to Lighten / Requiem (New Sacred Music from Ukraine) (Cantus Chamber Choir, Gloria Chamber Choir)

The Ukrainian composer Alexander Shchetynsky writes music of haunting luminosity and sublime spirituality. Within a framework of rhythmic and structural flexibility, each of the three works heard on this recording is a synthesis of a multitude of musical styles, as well as of secular and sacred traditions, conveyed in a uniquely personal voice. These include old and new Orthodox Church chant, Ukrainian song melodies, Gregorian Chant, early polyphony, Baroque, 19th-century operatic melodies and innovative 20th-century compositional techniques. The composer writes: “I aim at overcoming eclecticism and finding a new unity in the combination of those musical elements that historically never existed next to each other.”


Shchetynsky, Alexander
Skovoroda, Hryhoriy, lyricist(s)

  Uznay Sebe (Know Yourself)
1.   Ameristos, adiayretos (Undividedly, without division) 00:04:25
2.   Sut' zhe try myry (There are 3 worlds) 00:05:06
3.   Pastyri myli (Dear Shepherds) 00:02:03
4.   O nyshcheto. Blazhenna, svyataya (Oh, poverty is blissful) 00:02:17
5.   Blazhen muzh (Blissful is the man) 00:01:28
6.   Siyi ottseubiytsy (These father - murderers) 00:02:01
7.   Vo velykom i v malom myri (In the great and small worlds) 00:02:13
8.   Kto dast mni posrebrenny kryla (Who will give me silver wings) 00:01:45
9.   Shto ty, dusha moya (Why do you, my soul) 00:01:54
10.   Lyudy v zhyzni svoyey (People in their life) 00:03:15
11.   Gnoti seavton (Know yourself) 00:04:05
12.   Ameristos, adiayretos (Undividedly, without division) 00:05:04

Shchetynsky, Alexander

  Svit vo otkroveniye (Light to Lighten)
13.   Otche nash (Our Farther) 00:05:08
14.   Pisn' Presvyatoy Bogoroditse (Song to Holy Virgin) 00:01:00
15.   Nyni otpushchayeshy (Now Lettest Thou) 00:03:29
16.   Viruyu (Credo) 00:05:59

Shchetynsky, Alexander
Mass Text, lyricist(s)

  Requiem
17.   Requiem et Kyrie 00:04:21
18.   Dies irae 00:07:33
19.   Offertorium 00:03:07
20.   Sanctus 00:01:16
21.   Benedictus 00:01:29
22.   Agnus Dei 00:03:46

Total Playing Time: 01:12:44






Composer(s):
Shchetynsky, Alexander

Lyricist(s):
Mass Text; Skovoroda, Hryhoriy

Conductor(s):
Rewakowicz, Roman; Sokach, Emil

Orchestra(s):
Leopolis Chamber Orchestra

Choir(s):
Cantus Chamber Choir; Gloria Chamber Choir

Artist(s):
Shchetynsky, Alexander; Tomchuk, Alexander

Label: Naxos

Series: 21st Century Classics

Genre: Choral - Sacred

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.579005

Barcode: 747313900572

Physical Release: 03/2011

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