Russian Orthodox choral music transmits a powerful sense of holiness and majesty, transcending all mundane concerns. The extraordinary deep basses and ethereal high voices create a magical sonic environment unlike any other. Here are some of the top choirs and soloists of this unique genre of sacred music.
The oldest and deepest meaning of Easter is the theme of death and rebirth. This is so in the ancient pagan traditions and in Christianity. The predominant emotions of the Easter Season are sorrow and joy, both of which are beautifully expressed in this exquisite collection of sacred music sung by some of the leading choirs and soloists of our time.
5. As you relax, push your thoughts away and lose yourself in the music. Take deep breaths now. Slow your heart rate. Feel yourself relax into the bed or whatever you are laying on. Muscles as relaxed as possible.