Peter Michaelides: The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

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Album Details

EAN/UPC: 614511764728
Catalog No: CR-406
Release Date: January 19, 2010
Liner Notes

Greek-American composer Peter Michaelides perceptively combines elements of Byzantine chant with modern neo-classicism to create unaccompanied liturgical music of uncommon elegance and spiritual depth. The CD comes with a deluxe 20-page booklet with extensive essays and full-color photography of the stunning St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Santa Barbara, California.

The CD comes with a deluxe 20-page booklet with extensive essays and full-color photography of the stunning St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Santa Barbara, California, for whose choir Dr. Michaelides wrote several liturgical works, including the hymn in honor of St. Barbara included on this present recording. Sung primarily in English, the recording features selections in Greek and in Arabic.

  1. Opening Blessing and Litany of Peace
  2. First Antiphon
  3. Short Litany
  4. Second Antiphon
  5. Short LItany (Third Antiphon omitted)
  6. Entrance with the Holy Gospel
  7. Apolytikion of St. Barbara
  8. Kontakion of the Forefeast of the Nativity
  9. Trisagion
  10. Prokeimenon and Apostle
  11. Alleluiarion
  12. Gospel
  13. Litany of Fervent Supplication
  14. Cherubic Hymn

  15. Ekphonesis
  16. Opening Section
  17. The Great Entrance
  18. After the Entrance
  19. Litany of the Precious Gifts and Kiss of Peace
  20. The Creed
  21. The Holy Oblation (Anaphora)

  22. The Dialogue before the Anaphora
  23. Ekphonesis of the Anaphora and the Sanctus
  24. The Words of Institution and Acclamation of Offering
  25. Megalynarion and Conclusion of the Anaphora
  26. Litany of the Lord's Prayer
  27. The Lord's Prayer
  28. Communion of the Clergy
  29. Distribution of Holy Communion

  30. Communion of the Laity
  31. Of thy mystical supper
  32. Post-Communion Hymns

  33. We have seen the true light
  34. Let our mouths be filled
  35. Thanksgiving and (Constantinopolitan) Dismissal

  36. Attend! Having partaken...
  37. Prayer behind the Ambo
  38. Final (Monastic) Dismissal

  39. Blessed be the name of the Lord
  40. Final dismissal