Izhe Heruvimi (Atanas Badev)

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  • CPDL #12322:     
Editor: Ilija Atanasov (submitted 2006-08-17).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 190 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Izhe Heruvimi
Composer: Atanas Badev

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: Church Slavonic
Instruments: A cappella

First

Description: The Cherubic Hymn is part of the Orthodox Divine Liturgy, the equivalent of the Western Mass. It is sung during the so-called "Great Entrance", whent the priest carries the gifts of bread and wine into the church from behind the iconostasis. The first stanzas are usually sung in a majestic, slow tempo. After the intercessions by the priest(s), the choir responds with "Amin" and takes the final verse at a much quicker pace.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Heruvimskaya Pesn'.