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Orthodox Choral Music

Catriona Young's selection includes Orthodox Christian choral music from Eastern and Central Europe.

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
Anonymous
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
Anonymous
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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Last on

Sat 19 Apr 2014 01:00

Music Played

  • Alexander Gretchaninov

    Cherubic Hymn from Liturgia Domestica

    Choir: Bulgarian Svetoslav Obretenov Choir. Orchestra: Bulgarian National Radio Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Georgi Robev.
  • Alexander Kastalsky

    Christ has Risen!

    Choir: Grand Choir 'Masters of Choral Singing' of Russian State TV and Radio Music Cent. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich.
  • Alexander Raychev

    Sonata-Poem for violin and symphony orchestra

    Performer: Boyan Lechev. Orchestra: Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vassil Stevanov.
    • BGBNR.
  • Hugo Alfvén

    King Gustav II Adolf, Op 49 (Suite)

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Niklas Willén.
    • SESR.
  • Nikolai snr. Kedrov

    8 pieces for Orthodox Choir

    Choir: Archangel Michael Vocal Ensemble. Composer: Anon.. Singer: Oliver Sabo. Conductor: Olga Milicevic. Composer: Stevan Mokranjac. Composer: Sergey Rachmaninov. Singer: Slavko Nikolic. Composer: Dobri Hristov. Composer: Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail Mikhaylovich.
  • Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov

    3 pieces for orthodox choir

    Choir: Archangel Michael Vocal Ensemble. Singer: Ivo Brkovic. Music Arranger: Sergei Zarov. Composer: Ksenija Zecevic. Conductor: Olga Milicevic.
  • Vasilije Mokranjac

    4 pieces for Orthodox Choir

    Choir: Archangel Michael Vocal Ensemble. Singer: Darko Manic. Composer: Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov. Singer: Milos Gasic. Composer: Stevan Mokranjac. Composer: Georgye Maksimovic. Conductor: Olga Milicevic.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Christ lag in Todesbanden (BWV.695)

    Performer: Kamiel D'Hooghe.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no.5 (Op.76) in F major

    Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
  • Frank Bridge

    Valse Russe (Miniatures set 3)

    Performer: Moshe Hammer. Performer: Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi. Performer: William Tritt.
    • CACBC.
  • Anton Bruckner

    3 Motets: Ave Maria; Christus factus est; Locus iste

    Choir: Sokkelund Choir. Conductor: Morten Schuldt-Jensen.
    • DKDR.
  • Saint John Kukuzelis

    Trisagion and Koinonikon of John Cucuzel (tone I, Sunday)

    Choir: Byzantion.
  • Dmitry Bortniansky

    Sacred Concerto No. 34: 'Let God Arise'

    Choir: Grand Choir 'Masters of Choral Singing' of Russian State TV and Radio Music Cent. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich.
  • Dmitry Bortniansky

    Sacred Concerto No. 9: 'This is the Day Which the Lord Hath Made'

    Choir: Grand Choir 'Masters of Choral Singing' of Russian State TV and Radio Music Cent. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in F major, Op 6, No 2, HWV 320

    Orchestra: European Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Lars Ulrik Mortensen.
    • PLPR.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Alessandro (excerpt 'Solitudini amate')

    Singer: Sophie Boulin. Ensemble: La Petite Bande. Director: Sigswald Kuijken.
  • Nicolas Gombert

    Agnus Dei from Missa tempore paschali for 6 voices (1564)

    Ensemble: Huelgas Ensemble. Conductor: Paul Van Nevel.
    • DEWDR.
  • Stepan Degtyaryov

    Sacred Concerto No. 31: 'Today Doth Every Creature'

    Choir: Grand Choir 'Masters of Choral Singing' of Russian State TV and Radio Music Cent. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich.
  • Giuseppe Sarti

    Rejoice People!

    Choir: Grand Choir 'Masters of Choral Singing' of Russian State TV and Radio Music Cent. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich.
  • Nikolai Danilin

    Flesh Fallen Asleep

    Choir: Grand Choir 'Masters of Choral Singing' of Russian State TV and Radio Music Cent. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich. Singer: Unnamed soloist.
  • Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov

    The Angel Cried Out

    Choir: Grand Choir 'Masters of Choral Singing' of Russian State TV and Radio Music Cent. Composer: Lev Kontorovich. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    We Have Seen Thy Resurrection, O Christ - 'Vespers Op. 37' ('All-Night Vigil)

    Choir: Grand Choir 'Masters of Choral Singing' of Russian State TV and Radio Music Cent. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondo in C major, Op 51, No.1

    Performer: Andreas Staier.
    • DEWDR.
  • Martin Wegelius

    Rondo quasi Fantasia

    Performer: Margit Rahkonen. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Patri Sakari.
    • FIYLE.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in C major (K.373)

    Performer: James Ehnes. Orchestra: Mozart Anniversary Orchestra.
    • CACBC.
  • Georg Muffat

    Suite for Orchestra

    Composer: Jean‐Baptiste Lully. Music Arranger: Georg Muffat. Ensemble: Armonico Tributo Austria. Director: Lorenz Duftschmid.
    • DEWDR.
  • Nicolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov

    Svetliy prazdnik [Russian Easter festival] overture (Op.36)

    Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Stabat Mater for 8 voices

    Performer: Paolo Crivellaro. Performer: Alberto Rasi. Singer: Silvia Piccollo. Singer: Teresa Nesci. Singer: Marco Beasley. Singer: Furio Zanasi. Ensemble: Theatrum Instrumentorium. Choir: Chorus of Swiss Radio, Lugano. Conductor: Diego Fasolis.
  • Petar Dinev

    The Penitent Thief (Razboinika blagorazumnago)

    Singer: Boris Hristov. Choir: St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Angel Konstantinov.
  • Pietro Locatelli

    Concerto grosso in E flat major, Op 7 No 6, 'Il Pianto d'Arianna'

    Ensemble: Amsterdam Bach Soloists.
    • NLNOS.
  • Saint John of Damascus

    Funeral Stichera according to the tones

    Choir: Byzantion.
    • PLPR.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Forelle (S.564)

    Performer: Simon Trpceski.
    • GBBBC.
  • Franz Schubert

    Fantasia in F minor (D.940) orch. Mottl

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Cinderella Fantasy Suite

    Performer: Aglika Genova. Performer: Liuben Dimitrov.
  • Stevan Mokranjac

    Opelo [Orthodox Requiem]

    Singer: Vlado Miko. Choir: Belgrade Radio and Television Chorus. Conductor: Mladen Jagust.

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