Festival Chorus Repertoire for Final Concert

Festival Chorus Repertoire for Final Concert, August 10, 2014

1. Valaam Chant, Processional, 6:14 minutes
Hymn for Mother of God of St.Nectarius of Aegina
Гимн Божией Матере прп. Нектария Эгинского на церковно-славянском языке.

2. V. Titov (1650-1715), “Beznevestnaia Devo”, Russian Renaissance, 2:15 min.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasily_Polikarpovich_Titov

3. D. Bortniansky (1751-1825), “Cherubim Hymn’, #7, Russian Baroque, 4:07 min.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dmitry_Bortniansky,

4. P. Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), Liturgy, #14, “Praise the Lord from Heaven”, Classical-Romantic, 2:10 min.
first composer to compose a whole Liturgy as one piece
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyotr_Ilyich_Tchaikovsky

5. S. Rachmaninov (1973-1943), Vespers, #2 “Praise the Lord”, Romantic, 5:27 min. Soloist, A.Nemzer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmU23XK_cZ8,

6. V. Ponomariov, “Song of Pilgrims”, Contemporary, 3:30 min.
Spiritual verse
http://www.russianmusicfest.ru/multimedia/

7. G. Sviridov (1915-1998), Reveille (from Pushkin’s Garland), Contemporary, 4:30 min.
“Зорю бьют”, цикла “Пушкинский венок”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgy_Sviridov

8. S. Taneev (1856-1915), “Sunrise”, Romantic, 3:38 min.
“Russian Bach”, the height of Russian choral music
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergei_Taneyev

9. M. Glinka (1804-1857), “Glory” from the opera “A Life for the Tsar”, Classical, 4:38 min.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikhail_Glinka, the father of Russian music
http://www.russianmusicfest.ru/multimedia/
with organ, brass, timpani and bells