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Orthodox Choral Music

Two thousand years of Orthodox Christian choral music from Eastern and Central Europe. With Catriona Young.

1:01 AM
Chesnokov, Pavel (1877-1944)
The Wise Thief's Song:"O Lord, who on this very day made the Thief worthy of Paradise ...."
Traditional arranged by Sergie Zarov
The 12 Thieves
Ksenija Zecevic (1956-2006)
The Prayer of St Michael the Archangel
Archangel Michael Vocal Ensemble (Belgrade Serbia); Olga Milicevic (conductor)

1:08 AM
Bortnyansky, Dmitri [1751-1825]
Sacred Concerto No. 34: 'Let God Arise'
Sacred Concerto No. 9: 'This is the Day Which the Lord Hath Made'
Grand Choir 'Masters of Choral Singing' of Russian State TV and Radio Music Centre, Lev Kontorovich (conductor)

1:21 AM
Saint John of Damascus [c.675 - 749]
Anonymous chant from a collection in Romanian
Funeral Stichera according to the tones
Byzantion, Adrian Serbu (director)

1:37 AM
Nikolai Kedrov (1871-1940)
Our Father
O Heavenly King
Stevan Mokranjac (1856-1914)
Akathistos to the Mother of God
Most Holy Mother of God
Dobri Hristov (1875-1941)
In Thy Kingdom (Beatitudes from the Divine Liturgy)
Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859-1935)
Bless the Lord, O my soul
O gentle light (evening hymn from Vespers
Serbian folk chant - Who is so great a god as our God?
Oliver Sabo (baritone), Archangel Michael Vocal Ensemble (Belgrade Serbia), Olga Milicevic (conductor)

2:03 AM
Ioannis Koukouzelis [Saint John Kukuzelis] (c.1280-1360)
Trisagion and Sunday Koinonikon in first tone
Byzantion (choir), Adrian Serbu (director)

2:13 AM
Chesnokov, Pavel [1877-1944]
The Angel Cried
Serge Rachmaninov (1873-1943
Having beheld the Resurrection of Christ - 'Vespers Op. 37' ('All-Night Vigil)
Grand Choir 'Masters of Choral Singing' of Russian State TV and Radio Music Centre, Lev Kontorovich (conductor)

2:20 AM
Vasilije Mokranjac (1923-1984)
Holy God (Trisagion)
Chesnokov, Pavel [1877-1944]
Cherubic Song
Stevan Mokranjac (1856-1914)
We Sing to Thee
Georgye Maksimovic (b. 1929)
It is very meet/It is truly right
Milos Gasic (bass), Archangel Michael Vocal Ensemble (Belgrade Serbia); Olga Milicevic (conductor)

2:35 AM
Sarti, Giuseppe (1729-1802)
Rejoice People!
Kastalsky, Alexander (1856-1926)
Christ is risen from the dead (Paschal Troparion)
Grand Choir 'Masters of Choral Singing' of Russian State TV and Radio Music Centre, Lev Kontorovich (conductor)

2:39 AM
Mokranjac, Stevan (1856-1914)
Opelo (Requiem/Memorial service)
Vlado Miko (bass), Belgrade Radio and Television Choir, Mladen Jagušt (director)

2:52 AM
Gretchaninov, Alexandr Tikhonovich [1864-1956]
Cherubic Hymn from Liturgia Domestica
Bulgarian Svetoslav Obretenov Choir, Bulgarian National Radio Chamber Orchestra, Georgi Robev (conductor)

3:01 AM
Dvorák, Antonín (1841-1904)
Symphony No.5 (Op.76) in F major
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox (conductor)

4:09 AM
Alfvèn, Hugo (1872-1960)
Suite for Orchestra from 'King Gustav II Adolf' (Op.49)
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Niklas Willén (conductor)

4:30 AM
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da [c.1525-1594]
Stabat Mater for 8 voices
Theatrum Instrumentorum, Chorus of Swiss Radio, Lugano, Diego Fasolis (conductor)

4:48 AM
Wegelius, Martin (1846-1906)
Rondo quasi Fantasia for Piano & Orchestra (1872)
Margit Rahkonen (piano), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Petri Sakari (conductor)

5:01 AM
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (1844-1908)
Svetliy prazdnik - overture (Op.36)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

5:17 AM
Prokofiev, Sergey (1891-1953)
Cinderella Fantasy Suite
Aglika Genova & Liuben Dimitrov (pianos)

5:29 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus [1756-1791]
Rondo in C major (K.373)
James Ehnes (violin), Mozart Anniversary Orchestra

5:36 AM
Gombert, Nicolas (c.1495-c.1560)
Missa Tempore paschali: Agnus Dei
Huelgas Ensemble, Paul Van Nevel (conductor)

5:42 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric [1685-1759]
Concerto Grosso in F major, op. 6 no. 2, HWV 320
European Union Baroque Orchestra, Lars Ulrik Mortensen (conductor)

5:54 AM
Raychev, Alexander [1922-2003]
Sonata-Poem for violin and symphony orchestra
Boyan Lechev (violin), Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vassil Stefanov (conductor)

6:14 AM
Bruckner, Anton (1824-1896)
3 motets
The Sokkelund Choir, Morten Schuldt Jensen (conductor)

6:32 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828) arranged by Mottl, Felix (1856-1911)
Fantasia in F minor (D.940) (originally for 4 hands)
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky (conductor)

6:56 AM
Dinev, Petar [1889-1980]
The repentent (wise) Thief (Razboinika blagorazumnago)
Boris Hristov (bass), St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Choir, Angel Konstantinov (conductor).

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