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The Hymns of the All Night Vigil

by Kiev theological academy choir

Traditional church choir music of Kiev Pechesk Monastery. The origin of this praise and worship music is in the XI century (1091), in a monastery founded by inok Antony who arrived from Aphona.
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1. Good News to Vsenoshnay Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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2. Come , Let Us Worship Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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3. Bless the Lord, O My Soul Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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4. Blessed Is the Man Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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5. Lord, I Cry Unto Thee Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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6. Sticherion to St.fathers of Pechersk Lavra Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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7. Dogmaticon Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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8. O Gentle Radiance Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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9. The Lord Reigns Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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10. O Wanderful Miracle Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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11. O New Miracle Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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12. Now Lettest Thou Depart Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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13. Troparion Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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14. Christ Has Risen From the Dead Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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15. Praise Ye the Name of the Lord Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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16. Magnification to St.fathers of Pecherskay Lavra Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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17. From My Youth Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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18. The Great Doxology Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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19. Under Your Mercy Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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20. Sounds of Bells of Pecherskay Lavra Kiev Theological Academy Choir
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A cappella praise and worship music of Kyiv Pechesk (Caves) Lavra is a unique and precious heritage of the Orthodox church music culture. The origin of this kind of a cappella music is from the 11th century (1091), in a monastery founded by inok Antony who arrived from Aphona.

Lavra's a cappella hymns organically synthesize Byzantine tradition and folk-singing culture. Under the influence of south-Slavic songs, Lavras way of a cappella singing gained a power and became one of brightest characteristics of the Orthodox world. During solemn festive services, in a state of prayer inspiration, singers unintentionally supplemented and developed this music. That is how the characteristic features of Lavra's a cappella music appeared: the saturation with repeated single words, strongly marked melodism, and mobility of a music substance.

Lavra's a cappella music is fixed by sound intonation contour of prayer. It is an exclamation of the heart rushed to God. This is the way used by a heroic monk to come up to God. This is living witness of the century-old tradition.

Lavra's a cappella hymns are notable for solemn harmony, spiritual touching, prayer inspiration and peculiarity. True beauty, inner might, greatness, power - these were the impressions for all orthodox Christians as well as foreigners. The success can be explained by the understanding of a cappella praise and worship music as spiritual. It is living witness of the orthodox church music tradition. It is an indicator of the might and greatness of the human spirit. It is distinctive musical chronicle of monastic life, the fire in their hearts, their spiritual depth and wealth.


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excellent
clarity of singing, moving music, an excellent example of the Orthodox tradition

Ian Dennehy

Atmospheric
Truly inspirational, the profound sense of worship comes through so well after the quaint introduction. One can't help being moved, best listened to late at night, relaxed, thoughtful and in a darkened room.
Does any one know how to find the words, I assume some are from the psalms and similar sources, but the sung words in Russian and an English translation would be wonderful.

Richard Widdicombe

Haunting clear religious sound
I like this CD. It provides a haunting clear religious sound. Well recorded and worth having in a broad collection.

Jan-Erik Nylund

Softer tone than Novospasskij choir
The vigil music falls within the mainstream northern Slavonic Orthodox tradition, and many of the hymns can be heard on other recordings too. This makes it interesting to compare the Kiev singing style with that of another well known top quality choir, that of the Moscow Novispasskij monastery. I find the The Kiev version much softer in tone, less imperial and more devotional. Novospasskij tenors are brilliant and sharp as steel, and their forte soars to heaven. Kiev style brings up a picture of candlelit church with prayer lamps before softly gleaming icons, where the Moter-of-God with infinite compassion shares the sorrows and hopes of humankind.

Den Mark Wichar

Uke Time Travelers
These voices must have come directly from a thousand years ago. That's how "period" this disc is. Ukrainians know how to sing!

Edward Ambrose

Kiev - All Night Vigil.
Had to drop "stars" because the first two (2) bands had a background noise (loud hum) like it was recorded solely for the bells...and that continued through the 2nd band of music. Other recordings were great to listen to. Was concerned my stereo was on the fritz...but not so. /s/Ed

Tom Vannus

Hymns of the all-night vigil
I bought this for a Russian-Orthodox friend of mine and one for myself out of curiosity. This music is God-designed to drain the strees and lower my bloodpressure.