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Chrysostomos - choir of the Bratislava Byzantine Catholic Parish

The prophets above: (Svyše prorocy:) - theotokion at the bishops vesting at the beginning of the hierarchical divine liturgy. M. Balakirev (1836-1910).
(3:16;
44,1 kHz joint stereo average 128 kbit/s; 3062 kb) in Church Slavonic

Save Your people, o Lord: - troparion of Exaltation of the Holy Cross (the feast of the church), Tone 1, Carpathian chant (arrangement for mixed choir by Martin Skoviera).
(0:48; 44,1 kHz joint stereo average 128 kbit/s; 762 kb) in Slovak

Trisagion (Svjatyj Bože:) - thrice-holy hymn. J. Bokšaj (1874-1940), from the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, 1911.
(4:02;
44,1 kHz joint stereo average 128 kbit/s; 3778 kb) in Church Slavonic

Prokimenon of the feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross and for Friday, Tone 7, Carpathian chant (arrangement for mixed choir by Martin Skoviera).
(1:39;
44,1 kHz joint stereo average 128 kbit/s; 1556 kb) in Slovak

Alleluia - with verses before the reading of the Gospel on the divine liturgy. S. Mokranjac (1865-1914).
(1:20;
44,1 kHz joint stereo average 128 kbit/s; 1252 kb) in Church Slavonic

Cherubic hymn (Iže cheruvimy:) - sung at the Divine Liturgy during the Great Entrance. N. Rimskij-Korsakov (1844-1908), Cherubic hymn No. 4 G-major, op. posth.
(4:13;
44,1 kHz joint stereo average 128 kbit/s; 3956 kb) in Church Slavonic

O Lord, let the light: - communion hymn of Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Tone 1, Carpathian chant (arrangement for mixed choir by Martin Skoviera).
(3:44;
44,1 kHz joint stereo average 128 kbit/s; 3502 kb) in Slovak

Let our mouths be filled: (Da ispolňatsja:) - thanksgiving hymn after the communion. Carpathian chant (arrangement for mixed choir by Martin Skoviera).
(1:25;
44,1 kHz joint stereo average 128 kbit/s; 1330 kb) in Church Slavonic

O Lord, You willed: (Razbojnika blahorazumnaho:) - exapostilarion of Great Friday. It is sung at the matins of Great Friday - Holy Passions. M. Starickij (1840-1904).
(1:48;
44,1 kHz joint stereo average 128 kbit/s; 1702 kb) in Slovak

Your resurrection: - introductory chant at the Paschal Matins and sticheira of the Tone 6 at the Vesper on Saturday evening. Carpathian chant (arrangement for mixed choir by Martin Skoviera).
(1:51;
44,1 kHz joint stereo average 128 kbit/s; 1746 kb) in Slovak

Polychronion - Many years: (Mnohaja ľita:) - final chant wishing many years (God's blessing) that is sung after various services. Carpathian chant (arrangement for mixed choir by Christopher Stanichar).
(1:27;
44,1 kHz joint stereo average 128 kbit/s; 1374 kb) in Church Slavonic

This pieces are borrowed from the CD ”Slava vo vyšnich Bohu - Sláva na výsostiach Bohu”, recorded 2004, by the kind permision of the choir. The CD contains 32 pieces.



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