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Cappella Romana - Byzantium 330-1453 flac album
  • Performer: Cappella Romana
  • Title: Byzantium 330-1453
  • Genre: Classical
  • Style: Choral
  • Date of release: February 17, 2009
  • MP3 size: 1404 mb
  • FLAC size 1320 mb
  • Formats WMA DMF ADX MMF XM MPC
  • Duration: 01:14:33

This recording features Cappella Romana’s most in-demand program, of Byzantine Chant and Polyphony c. 1453 and motets by Guillaume Dufay Directed by Alexander Lingas. 1. Hierarchical Entrance Rite for a Byzantine Divine Liturgy, anonymous (c. 1450) 2. Byzantine chant and polyphony, Manuel Gazes, John Plousiadenos 3. Ceremonial Motets, Guillaume Dufay 4. Lament for the Fall of Constantinople, Manuel Chrysaphes 5. Lamentatio Sanctae Matris Ecclesiae, Guillaume Dufay.

Cappella Romana is a vocal ensemble founded in 1991 in Portland, Oregon. Its name, meaning "Roman Chapel", refers to the medieval Greek concept of the Roman oikoumene (inhabited world), which embraced Rome and Western Europe, as well as the Byzantine Empire of Constantinople ("New Rome") and its Slavic commonwealth centered at Moscow. It has become especially known for its exploration of Eastern Orthodox vocal music

London's Royal Academy of Art commissioned Cappella Romana for a new compilation CD for its mega-exhibition, Byzantium: 330-1453. This 'greatest hits' title features music from four Cappella Romana CDs: Epiphany, The Fall of Constantinople, Byzantium in Rome, and Music of Byzantium.

Cappella Romana performs exquisite Byzantine musical treasures-from the cathedrals and monasteries of the Eastern Roman Empire-preserved from destruction in the Egyptian desert at the Greek Orthodox Monastery of St. Catherine at Mt. Sinai. Features music for the medieval celebration of Vespers in honor of St. Catherine, and Byzantium's only liturgical drama, the Service of the Three Youths in the Fiery Furnace.

A group known as Cappella Romana sings surviving examples of Byzantine music. com: Byzantium: 330-1453: Cappella Romana: [email protected]@://ecx.

Bringing Byzantium to Light: a Conversation with Alexander Lingas of Cappella Romana. Posted on October 15, 2010 by proverbs6to10. A full length interview with the leader of Cappella Romana. Byzantium 330-1453 Exhibition. Coins of the Byzantine Empire. Corner of Tenth Century Europe blog.

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Kontakion for Theophany (MS Konstamonitou 86) Cappella Romana 1:34
2 Festal Trisagion (MSS Athens 2456 and Ambrosianus L36) Cappella Romana 10:50
3 Sticheron Apostichon Idiomelon for St. Basil (MS Ambrosianus A 139 sup.) Cappella Romana 3:01
4 Kontakion ('To you my Champion') (Ms. St. Petersburg gr. 674) Cappella Romana 5:09
5 Apolytikion. You who sit on a fiery throne (for January 1st) Cappella Romana 1:44
6 Kontakion for St. Neilos of Grottaferrata (psaltikon melody) (Ms.: Florence Ashburnhamensis 64) Cappella Romana 6:22
7 Anagrammatismos for Theophany (MS Sinai 1566) Cappella Romana 9:32
8 By Gazis Lampadarios, Hymn for Great Compline (MS Athens 2401) Cappella Romana 4:21
9 Vasilissa ergo gaude, isorhythmic motet for 4 voices Cappella Romana 3:12
10 Canon for the Council of Florence (Ode 5) Cappella Romana 3:58
11 Imperial Acclamations for Constantine XI Palaiologos (After MSS Athens 2622 and 2406) Cappella Romana 3:12
12 Trisagio, Dynamis Cappella Romana 3:42
13 Lament for the Fall of Constantinople (MS Iviron 1120) Cappella Romana 13:11
14 O tres piteulx, cantilena motet for 4 voices ("Lamentatio sanctae matris ecclesiae Constantinopolitanae") Cappella Romana 4:45

Credits:

Cappella Romana - Choir/Chorus, Primary Artist
Alexander Lingas - Artistic Director, Liner Notes
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