GRACE TO YOU (from Nightchants)

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Year Authored (or revised): 

2005

Scoring: 

Men's chorus with Cantorial solo

Duration (min): 

4'

Recording: 

Chanticleer

A setting of Revelation in the style of Byzantine (Greek Orthodox) chant with texts in Greek and English. Composed as part of NightChants.

Text:

A Setting of the Revelation in "common Greek":

Eeoanees tes epta skleesies tes en dee Aseea:
John to the seven churches:

Haris eemeen ke ereenee apo Theoo o on ke een ke o erhomenos
Grace to you, and peace from the one being and the one who was and the one coming,

ke apo tohn epta pnevmaton a enohpion too thronoo aftoo, ke o arhon ton vaseeleon tes ghees
And from the seven spirits which are before the throne of him, and the ruler of the kings of the earth

to agaponti eemas ke lisandi apo ton amartion eemon en to emati aftoo
to the one loving us, and having loosed us out of our sings by his blood

ke eepiisen eemas vas vaseeleean ieries to Theo
And made us a kingdom, priests to the God...

Ensemble Type: 

choral a cappella

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