This CD introduces the best and beautiful Christian worship songs recorded and produced by Origen Music- the first Ukrainian indie label focused on recordings of Christian worship songs and sacred choral music (www.origenmusic.com)
About the performers and worship songs on this CD:
Monks Choir of Kyiv Pechersk Monastery CD: Christian worship songs of Russian Orthodox Church http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/chamberchoir4
Track #1. Thy Resurrection-(authentic Kyiv praise and worship song)
Track #2. The Body of Christ (Eucharist praise and worship song)
Stunningly gorgeous album of sacred choral music to melt hearts of glacial ice.
Kyiv chamber choir
CD: Praise the Lord- the Russian Christian worship songs of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/chamberchoir
Track #3. Bless the Lord , o my soul (Sergei Rachmaninoff)
Track #4. Of Thy mystical supper (Alexsandr Lvov)
The undeniable vulnerability of the human spirit, in our attempts to understand life and its mysteries, is beautifully reflected in this timeless, ghostly, sacred choral music. Revealing the deepest passions of composers such as Sergei Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Gretchaninov and more, the emotional performance by this award-winning choir will leave you speechless.
Ensemble of Medieval Sacred Choral Music "Sretenye"
CD: Medieval times christian worship songs of Byzantine, Georgia and Rus
Track #5. To Thee we sing (Bulgarian praise and worship song)
Track #6. Thy cross do we adore (Georgian praise and worship song)
Track #7. Thou art our joy (Znamenny Chant)
15 unknown praise and worship songs of the VIII-XV centuries, originating from the singing of levites in ancient Israel. Making its way with Christianity and changing in the light of national features, Eastern Orthodox (Byzantine) singing has begun church- singing culture of Georgia, Bulgaria, and Rus.
Child Choir of St.Eliyah Church in Kiev
CD: We are guarded by the Cross
Track #8. We are guarded by the Cross (Znamenny Chant)
Track #9. O Theotokos and Virgin, rejoice (Znamenny Chant)
Track #10. Sleep, O Jesus (Ukrainian Christmas carol)
Amazing ancient spiritual songs, traditional church praise and worship songs, Ukrainian Christmas carol and canticles performed by kids which souls are not yet marked by sins and raise its prayers to God as a pure innocent sacrifice.
CD: The paradise has blossomed -Christian folk singing in Ukraine
Track #11. Suffering Mother stood near the Cross (spiritual song)
One thousand years ago with the ward of Christianity to Ukraine the culture on these grounds did not begin anew, but its new page was opened. Alongside with the partially kept prior archaic layers and on their basis, the Christianity has formed other original forms of culture, genres and styles. The influence of these processes on national music was especially expressive.
CD: Ave Maria
Track #12. Ave Maria (J.Caccini)
This stunning CD is the true history of "Ave Maria". The best versions of the song of Millennium written by different composers during last 500 years and more moving music.
Kyiv chamber choir
CD: The masterpieces of Ukrainian baroque choral music
Track #13. The blessed I've already chosen (M.Berezovsky)
Track #14. O Lord, who shall dwell in the Holly Hill (D.Bortnyansky)
A cappella Christian worship songs of the European Baroque-period that influenced the development of a cappella music for centuries to come.
Kyiv Theological Acadamy Choir
CD: Traditional Christian worship songs of Kyiv Pechersk Monastery
Track #15. The great doxology (Kyiv-Pechersk praise and worship song)
Track #16. O gladsome Radience (Kyiv-Pechersk praise and worship song)
The praise and worship songs of Kiev Pechesk Lavra is unique and precious heritage of the Orthodox sacred choral music. The origin of this singing is in XI century. Lavra's praise and worship songs organically synthesize Byzantine tradition and folk-singing culture. Under the influence of south-Slavic tunes Lavra's way of singing gained a power and became one of bright characteristics of Orthodox world.
Track #17. The bells of the Big Belltower of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra