Orthodox Music for Pascha and Bright Week

by 1389 on April 20, 2012

in 1389 (blog admin), music, Orthodox Christianity, Orthodox hymnography, Pascha (Easter)

Let God Arise

Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered; let those who hate him flee from before his face!
As smoke vanishes, so let them vanish; as wax melts before the fire,
So the sinners will perish before the face of God; but let the righteous be glad.
This is the day which the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it!
Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death, and on those in the grave bestowing life.

Konevets Quartet – Да Воскреснет Бог (Let God Arise)

Uploaded by artvbal0rthodox on Jun 17, 2011

Konevets Quartet – Да Воскреснет Бог (Let God Arise), in four chants: Znamenny, Greek, and two Georgians

Konevets Quartet Concert
Holy Trinity Orthodox Church
State College, PA, USA

Let God arise, traditional Serbian chant, mode 5.

Uploaded by hristosanesti on Sep 14, 2009

The live performance of the church choir St. Stephen of Dechani, Novi Sad, Serbia. This prayer is sung on Easter at the end of the evening service.

Let God Arise! St. Vladimir Seminary

Uploaded by luv2beenice on Apr 28, 2008

Great censing why singing Let God Arise! in the Three Hierarchs Chapel at St. Vladimir Seminary during Agape Vespers

Paschal Liturgy – The Angel Cried

Uploaded by dlucs on Apr 4, 2010

Sunday, April 4, 2010 – Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, East Meadow, NY
The Hymn to the Theotokos (The Angel Cried – Balakirev) is sung during the Paschal Divine Liturgy by the choir.

Pascal Canon – Ledkovsky – The Angel Cried – Balakirev The Spirit of Orthodoxy Choir

Uploaded by gbohensky1 on May 16, 2011

A beautiful hymn from the Orthodox Midnight Pascha Service – Pascal Canon by B. Ledkovsky plus The Angel Cried by M. Balakirev sung by the Spirit of Orthodoxy Choir on 5/15/2011 in Manville, NJ

Paschal Canon B. Ledkovsky (1894-1975)

Text: Ode 1
This is the day of resurrection. Let us be illumined, O people. Pascha, the Pascha of the Lord! For from death to life and from earth to heaven has Christ our God led us, as we sing the song of victory.

Ode 3
Come let us drink, not miraculous water drawn forth from a barren stone, but a new vintage from the fount of incorruption springing from the tomb of Christ, in Him we are established.

Ode 6
Thou didst descend, O Christ, to the depths of the earth. Thou didst break the everlasting bars which had held death’s captives and like Jonah from the whale on the third day, Thou didst arise from the grave.

Ode 8
This is the chosen and holy day, first of Sabbaths, king and lord of days, the feast of feasts, holy day of Holy days: on this day we bless Christ forevermore.

Ode 9
Shine, shine, O new Jerusalem! The glory of the Lord has shone on you. Exult now, and be glad, O Zion! Be radiant, O pure Theotokos, in the resurrection of your Son!

The Angel Cried M. Balakirev (1837–1910)

The angel cried to the Lady full of grace: Rejoice, O pure Virgin. Again I say, Rejoice! Your Son is risen from His three days in the tomb! With Himself He has raised all the dead. Rejoice, O ye people!
Shine, O new Jerusalem! The glory of the Lord has shone on you! Exult now and be glad, O Zion! Be radiant, O pure Theotokos, in the resurrection of your Son.

The Spirit of Orthodoxy Choir, directed by Alexsei Shipovalnikov, sings Orthodox Christian liturgical music in a professional and prayerful manner. Our music glorifies God, expresses the Orthodox faith and opens the treasury of Orthodox music to the world community.

The Spirit Of Orthodoxy Choir was established in 1997. The choir consists of singers from various parishes and jurisdictions who are dedicated to church singing and who desire to be witnesses to the faith through music. You can listen to and purchase our CDs at http://www.spiritoforthodoxy.com.

Sheet music PDF for “The Angel Cried” (M. Balakirev)


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