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CHRISTMAS IN RUSSIA: RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHRISTMAS COMPLINE AND MATINS

Executant: performed by Don Cossack Choir of Russia conducted by Marcel Verhoeff #: 12182

Christmas Eve of the Russian Orthodox Church (January 6) is traditionally celebrated with the Christmas Vigil (vsenoschnoye bdeniye), a Vespers service lasting hours with much singing and illuminated processions. The present recording contains chants from the Christmas Vigil (with arrangements by Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian composers), performed by the eminent Don Cossacks Choir under the direction of Marcel Verhoeff. Fr. Andrey Bliznyuk, celebrant; Alexy Zaitsev, Vladislav Sokolov, deacons; Don Cossacks Choir Russia, Marcel Nicolajevich Verhoeff, director. Liner notes in German, English, French and Dutch with complete hymn text—:plus hymn text in Church Slavonic.

Total Recording Time: 76:48:00

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Price: € 26.80 £ 22.06 $ 37.03