In this arrangement, Chesnokov uses a well-known Russian "Greek" chant melody for this psalm, also used by Rachmaninoff in his All-Night Vigil, as well as by a number of other composers. The
The Great Doxology is a setting of the Orthodox Gloria in excelsis Deo from All-Night Vigil, Op. 44 (1913), shows Chesnokov at his most brilliant and colorful: trumpet-like fanfares alternate with
Chesnokov's setting of this hymn to the Virgin Mary from the Orthodox Divine Liturgy is gentle and caressing, with a skillfully crafted marriage between text and music. Slightly animated homophony and
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Chesnokov sets the words of the Eucharistic Canon from the Orthodox Divine Liturgy to simple yet lyric chant-like melodies, employing homophonic writing with just the right amount of polyphonic animation
No. 10 from the All-Night Vigil, Op. 44. In this text from the Orthodox All-Night Vigil, the Virgin Mary is addressed as a victorious military commander leading the host of Christians into battle
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