Orthodox Contemporary & Folk Music (5)
Eikona, who for over 10 years has produced beautiful, traditional Byzantine chant for worship in English, has just created a new album. Through the voice of contemporary music, their goal is to provide a medium by which people will grow closer to the Lord Jesus and the Holy Church which He founded. A departure from their latest recordings, this unique collection of original Christian songs—with its beautiful piano, vocals and instrumentation—is sure to inspire the whole family.
The Prodigal Son and Jesus Heals the Blind Man are the two unforgettable stories found in the Gospels and put to song on this CD. They are real and gripping and have become a favorite for many. The list continues as we move into the 20th century and learn about the Royal family and St. John of San Francisco. We cannot forget to mention the children`s favorite: Saint Gerasimos and the Lion and the Guardian Angel...
Silouan`s premier CD features 14 amazing songs recorded at Curb Studios in Nashville, TN with producer Jeff Tweel. Silouan`s tunes tell the story of his rise from the ashes following a tragic jet crash, while training as a Marine pilot. With a faith strengthened, a soul matured, and newfound hope, Silouan has chosen to share his gifts with the world.
The new album by Peter Jon is described as "a return to his musical roots," drawing upon the acoustic-folk style of his first two CDs. Guitar, mandolin, cello, and stand-up bass are among the wooden stringed instruments making an appearance, and there are plenty of harmonies between Peter Jon & Greg Gillquist, as well as folk-sensation Justin Mathews.
This collection of songs is meant to teach and isnpire the listener about the Nativity of Jesus Christ. From the Old Testament prophecies to the flight into Egypt made by the Christ child with His mother, the album brings together traditional Christmas carols along with original songs written by Katina.