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DMITRY STEPANOVICH BORTNIANSKY  

(1751 - 1825)

Dmitry Bortniansky was born in Ukraine, grew up singing in the choir of the Russian Imperial court, studied composition in Italy, and later became the first native Slavic Kapellmeister to the czars. He was, by all accounts, a consummate choral director and highly successful composer. During his directorship of the Imperial Court Chapel, the choir performed not only his music and that of his contemporaries in St Petersburg but also Handel’s Messiah, Haydn’s Creation, and, most notably, the world première of Beethoven’s virtuosic Missa solemnis. Because his singers were trained to sing a cappella motets, large-scale choral-orchestral works, and opera alike, Bortniansky’s choir had a varied sound unique to all of Europe. In his own music for the Orthodox church, which forbids the use of instruments, Bortniansky incorporated a symphonic approach to the a cappella choral medium. The flexible grouping and alternation of solo and tutti voices that he developed in the choral concertos influenced the works of all later Slavic composers.

© Naxos Rights US, Inc. — Marika Kuzma (BORTNIANSKY Sacred Concertos Nos 1, 6, 9, 15, 18, 21, 27, 32)

Role: Classical Composer 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
100 MASTERPIECES OF SACRED CHORAL MUSIC Capriccio
C7155
Choral - Sacred
BORTNIANSKY, D.S.: Sacred Concertos Nos. 1, 6, 9, 15, 18, 21, 27, 32 (I cried out to the Lord) (Ensemble Cherubim, Kuzma) Naxos
8.573109
Concertos, Choral - Sacred
Choral Concert - BORTNIANSKY, D. / BACH, J.S. / MOZART, W.A. / SILCHER, F. / MENDELSSOHN, Felix / BRUCKNER, A. / SCHUBERT, F. Capriccio
C10816
Choral - Sacred
Choral Concert - BORTNIANSKY, D. / BACH, J.S. / MOZART, W.A. / SILCHER, F. / MENDELSSOHN, Felix / BRUCKNER, A. [SACD version] Capriccio
C71007
Choral - Sacred
Choral Concert: Moscow Rybin Choir - DUBINSKIJ, F. / BORTNIANSKY, D. / STROKIN, M. / FERSTOVSKI, A. (Music from Russian Monasteries and Churches) Capriccio
C10536
Choral - Sacred
Choral Music - BORTNIANSKY, D. / SCHUBERT, F. / BRUCKNER, A. / BRUCH, M. / MENDELSSOHN, Felix / SILCHER, F. / RHEINBERGER, J.G. Capriccio
C67136-38
Choral - Sacred
Choral Music - BORTNIANSKY, D. / SCHUBERT, F. / MENDELSSOHN, Felix / SILCHER, F. / GRIEG, E. / BRAHMS, J. / ABT, F.W. / BRUCH, M. Capriccio
C51177
Choral - Sacred
Choral Music (100 Masterpieces) Capriccio
C49565
Choral - Sacred
Choral Music (Male Chorus) - SILCHER, F. / MENDELSSOHN, Felix / SCHUBERT, F. / BEETHOVEN, L. van / MARSCHNER, H.A. / ZOLLNER, C.F. / GLUCK, F. Capriccio
C10422
Choral - Sacred
Choral Music (Russian) - DOUBENSKY, F. / RACHMANINOV, S. / LOMAKIN, G.Y. / HRISTICH, G. / BORTNIANSKY, D. (Mystic of the East, Vol. 2) Capriccio
C10798
Choral - Sacred
Choral Music (Russian) - TCHAIKOVKSY, P.I. / RACHMANINOV, S. / DUBENSKIJ, F. / CHRISTOV, D. / BORTNIANSKY, D. / HRISTICH, G. (Popsavov, Robev) Capriccio
C10597
Choral - Sacred
Choral Music (Sacred) - SCHUBERT, F. / BRAHMS, J. / MENDELSSOHN, Felix / VERDI, G. / MONTEVERDI, C. / BRUCKNER, A. / MOZART, W.A. / GRIEG, E. Capriccio
C49341
Choral - Sacred
CHRISTMAS (A Kremlin Christmas - Christmas Chants of Russia, 17th-20th Centuries) (Moscow Kremlin Choir) Delos
DE3271
Choral - Sacred, Concertos
CHRISTMAS CHORAL MUSIC - DUBINSKY, F. / BORTNIANSKY, D. / SCHUBERT, F. / SCHEMELLI, G. / SILCHER, F. / KLETKE, H. / VERSTOVSKIJ, A. Capriccio
C49323
Choral - Sacred
CLASSIC MOODS - MOZART, W.A. / SILCHER, F. / SCHUBERT, F. / MENDELSSOHN, Felix / HAYDN, F.J. / BRUCKNER, A. / BRAHMS, J. / BRUCH, M. Capriccio
C18406
Choral - Sacred




 
 
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