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Arvo Pärt
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Arvo Pärt
Mother of God and Virgin [Rejoice, O Virgin Mary, ...]

Work Details

Year of composition: 1990
Subtitle: Mother of God and Virgin
Scored for: for mixed choir (SATB) a cappella
Composer: Arvo Pärt
Original Language: Kirchenslawisch
Commissioned by: Commissioned by the King's College Choir, Cambridge, on occasion of a festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, Christmas Eve 1990
Duration: 1′
Dedication: to Stephen Cleobury and the King's College Choir, Cambridge
 
Licensing: Licensing Request

Audio Excerpt

Bogoróditse Djévo

World Première

Location: Cambridge / Great Britain
Date: 24.12.1990
Choir: King's College Choir
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

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