Traditional Praice and Worship Music of Kiev Pechersk Monastery
Traditional praise and worship music of Kiev Pechersk Monastery of Caves is the unique heritage of the Orthodox liturgical music.
The origin of chants is in XI century when monk Anthony, arrived from Aphona, founded the Kiev-Pechersk Monastery Sacred choral music of Kiev Pechersk monastery organically synthesize early Byzantine and Ukrainian folk music traditions. Under influence of south-Slavic Spiritual songs, religious hymns gained a power and became one of brightest characteristics of Ancient Rus in the medieval time.
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