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HAIL MARY - A RUSSIAN ROSARY
Regina Derieva (reader), Fr. Abraham (chants),
Akathistos Choir, cond. Paul Putnins

Reflections on the Rosary including traditional Russian Catholic chants, and poems by Regina Derieva.   Performed by Regina Derieva,  Fr. Abraham of the Monastery of the All-Merciful Saviour, Ekaterinburg, Russia and the Akathistos Choir, conducted by Pauls Putnins.

The poems included here, together with many of Regina Derieva's other fine works, are included in three books available from us:
"The Pilgrim's Star", "In Commemoration of Monuments" and "Inland Sea" each cost £4.50 in the UK, as does Regina's other Divine Art book "In Commemoration of Monuments". See here for details (note: very limited editions!)

CD DURATION:  61:38

AUDIO SAMPLE: Archangelsky: "O Mother of God and Virgin" (repeated hymn)




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Opening Prayer: Hail Mary
Poems:
Nativity of the Virgin Mary; Presentation of Our Lady; Annunciation of the Lord ; Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth; Nativity of Christ; Presentation and Simeon's Prophecy; Flight into Egypt; Three Days' loss of the Christ Child ; Cana, First Miracle of Jesus; The Mother of God stood beneath the Cross; Resurrection of the Lord; Ascension into Heaven; Pentecost; Assumption of the Mother of God; Crowning of Our Lady, Queen of Heaven.
Hymns:
O Mother of God and Virgin ( Archangelsky) ;
O Tebye raduyetsa (monastery chant);
Chestneyshuyou Heruvim (Smirnov) ;   Archangelsky Glas (Bortniansky);
Preblagoslavena yesi (znamenny chant, arr. Smirnov) ;
Vzbrannoy Voyevode (monastery chant);
Dostiono est (znamenny chant, arr. Soloviov);
O vsepetaya Mati (monastery chant, arr. Soloviov);
Sticherion of the Feast of the Assumption (Allemanov)

NOTE: The disc is ordered into the 15 decades of the Rosary, each with a repeated chanted prayer (Our Father), poem recited by Derieva, and a chant or hymn. Archangelsky's hymn is repeated each alternate decade, so that the disc as a whole can be used as a substantial devotional aid.

review extracts: for full reviews click here
“Hail Mary is a spiritual poem cycle. The effect is mesmeric as befits its stated aim as an aid to meditation" - Northern Echo
 
 
 
 
 

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