This is the first CD of the «Hymns of the Laura of the Caves in Kiev» anthology performed by the choir of the Kiev Theological schools.
The solemn chants of the Laura are a living witness to the old tradition of singing. They are distinguished by inner power and beauty of music and have particular features of their own, such as a vividly expressed melodism and flexible musical fabric.
These hymns are performed on a very professional level and give the listeners an opportunity to get acquainted with the treasure-trove of the culture of liturgical singing of the Laura.
You will hear the selected hymns of the All-Night Vigil, stanza, troparion and exaltation to Ss Fathers of the Caves and also music without words the ringing of bells of the Great Belfry of the Laura and the Belfry of the Near Caves.
Colour booklet (8 pages) in Russian and English on the history of singing of the Laura of the Caves in Kiev.