Old Believers Chants from Western Russia

Choir Of Russian Pomor Old Believers Community of Veliky Novgorod – Oh, My Brethren and Sisters…

Choir Of Russian Pomor Old Believers Community of Veliky Novgorod – Oh, My Brethren and Sisters… (Sketis Music, 2016)

Oh, My Brethren and Sisters… is an album of traditional Russian spiritual verses performed by the Choir of Russian Pomor Old Believers Community of Veliky Novgorod. The Old Believers mix choral folk music and spiritual influences from the Russian Orthodox Church.

The Old Believers continue the liturgical and ritual practices of the pre-reform Russian Orthodox Church. The religious chants featured here are performed by the Pomor Old Believers choir from the western Russian city of Veliky Novgorod.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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