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The Angel Cried to the Lady

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One of the delights of the Pascal season in the Orthodox Church. So bright, so happy! And we're running out of Eastertide. Before you know it, it will be Pentecost.

Zbigniew Preisner - Requiem for my Friend

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Archival Shape-Note Recording of Hallelujah at Holly Springs

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This is another great recording of real people singing real music. If you want to skip the shapes (the "fa sol la" syllables), start at 1:13.


Thy Resurrection, O Lord, the Angels in Heaven Sing

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This chant begins with the clergy in the sanctuary at the opening of the Easter Matins. And is sung throughout the procession around the church.

And it's still Eastertide!

Easter Anthem by William Billings

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This is an unusual pairing - William Billings' Easter Anthem with Russian icons. Nonetheless, the anthem is well-executed.

More Eastertide music to follow. And my apologies for the absence. Work, travel, and life - all sometimes interfere with the time online.

Back from Greece with Music from Mount Athos

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After two weeks in Greece, I thought you deserved music from a place I'll never visit - Mount Athos.
Low and slow - and faintly reminding me of Tibetan chant.

Just let it wash around you and enjoy the graphics.