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Russian Treasures

Various Composers

Tenebrae
Nigel Short
61:27
Bene Arte
C127
2013
CD Price: $17.98

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The fine British choral ensemble Tenebrae offers a full CD of Russian choral masterpieces, all but one of which is available through the Musica Russica catalog. From the booklet liner we learn that the discovery of Russian choral music was somewhat of a personal quest for the conductor, Nigel Short, an interest that he translated into his sensitive music making on this album. What the chamber-sized ensemble may lack in sheer volume and power they make up for with an absolute clarity of sonority, impeccable intonation, and graceful phrasing, all of which are appropriate for the repertoire of the 'new Russian Choral School' of the early 20th century. The informative booklet contains information about the music and English text translations. At Musica Russica we welcome such "voyayes of discovery" (and courage) on the part of non-Russian performers, and we believe that once you hear it, you too will welcome this lovely CD into your musical collection.--V.M.
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No. Composer Title Sheet Music Time Buy
1 Alexander Gretchaninoff Now the Powers of Heaven Gr049 5:40
2 Sergei Rachmaninoff Lord, Now Lettest Ra027 3:33
3 Nikolai Golovanov Cherubic Hymn Go001mc 4:35
4 Sergei Rachmaninoff Come, Let Us Worship Ra023 2:08
5 Sergei Rachmaninoff Cherubic Hymn Ra010 4:29
6 Sergei Rachmaninoff We Praise Thee Ra014 2:21
7 Nikolai Golovanov Only Begotten Son 3:59
8 Pavel Chesnokov Gladsome Light Cn040 2:51
9 Pavel Chesnokov We Praise The Cn187b 3:38
10 Victor Kalinnikov Gladsome Light Ka016 2:24
11 Sergei Rachmaninoff Rejoice, O Virgin Ra028 3:06
12 Sergei Rachmaninoff Blessed Is the Man Ra025 5:38
13 Sergei Rachmaninoff Our Father Ra016 3:54
14 Pavel Chesnokov Cherubic Hymn Cn026 2:25
15 Nikolai Golovanov Our Father V1-79 3:29
16 Peter Tchaikovsky Legend Ta044 2:55
17 Nikolai Kedroff Sr. Our Father Ke001 2:34
18 Sergei Rachmaninoff To Thee, O Victorious Leader Ra037 1:46

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