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Bogoroditse Djevo (Mother of God and Virgin)

By Arvo Part

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Composed by Arvo Part (1935-). World Premiere: Cambridge / Great Britain by King's College Choir conducted by Stephen Cleobury. With Standard notation. Duration 1 minute. Universal Edition #UE030414. Published by Universal Edition (PR.UE030414).

Item Number: PR.UE030414

"Part's emotionally-charged Bogoroditse Djevo is a vibrant tribute to the Virgin Mary which is sung in the traditional Orthodox Church Slavic language and alludes to traditional Orthodox compositional practices. Occasionally, the piece could be taken for historical liturgical music. King's College Choir, Cambridge, commissioned this work for the occasion of the festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve." (Per F. Broman 2004).

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