Blessed is the Virgin (Bogoroditse Devo)Rachmaninoff Vespers, No. 6 Rejoice, virgin, God-bearer (Bogoroditse Devo, raduysia) Mary, full of grace (Blagodatnaya Mariye), the Lord be with you. (Hospod s’Toboyu)Blessed are you […]
“The Lord is My Shepherd” (Psalm 23) is a beautiful melody to listen to and contemplate in these times. From John Rutter’s rendition in “Visions and Rutter Requiem” comes the […]
“The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point, however, is to change it.” KARL MARX CANTATA ON THE 20th ANNIVERSARY OF THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION, OP. 74: […]
“HYMN TO THE MOTHER OF GOD” Lyrics “In You, O Woman full of Grace,the angelic choirs, and the human race,all creation rejoices. O sanctified Temple,mystical Paradise,and glory of Virgins. In […]
Song for Athene “Alleluia, Alleluia. May flights of angels sing thee to thy rest. Alleluia, Alleluia. Remember me O Lord, when you come into your kingdom. Alleluia, Alleluia. Give rest […]
John Tavener’s Fragments of a Prayer
Morten Lauridsen Nordic Chamber Choir Translation — Latin text O magnum mysterium, et admirabile sacramentum, ut animalia viderent Dominum natum, jacentem in praesepio! Beata Virgo, cuius viscera meruerunt portare Dominum Iesum […]
Salve Mater Misericordiae. I have many Gregorian chants. This Polish Zabrze Youth Choir (Zabrzański Chór Młodzieżowy) stood out years ago to me. I like the very old songs of the […]
A People’s folksong during Russian Civil War, performed by Red Army Choir. OHE, ON THE ROAD THE PATH Ah, the crescendo! You say, “Communist Propaganda!” Ah, no, an ensemble full […]
“Lament of the Mother of God” Winchester Cathedral Choir with Solveig Kringelborn.
“Mother and Child” “Hail Maria, Hail Sophia…” Hail Nature, Hail Spirit, Wisdom of God, Soul of the World.