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What kind of chant is this?
« on: June 26, 2013, 03:33:39 PM »
I found this video on Youtube. The title says something about old russian chanting, and I thought it might be Znamenny Chant, but I am not sure.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cgl9Kpip2n0
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Re: What kind of chant is this?
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2013, 03:38:17 PM »
It's Znamenny.
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Re: What kind of chant is this?
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2013, 03:46:37 PM »
It's Znamenny.

I thought so, thank you.  :)
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Re: What kind of chant is this?
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2013, 04:21:04 PM »
I haven't heard this before. It has a beautiful solemnity.

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Re: What kind of chant is this?
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2013, 04:25:13 PM »
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Re: What kind of chant is this?
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2013, 09:14:52 PM »
What's up with all the commentary?  First the bishop talks for a while, then after "Blessed is the Kingdom..." a deacon starts talking? 
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Re: What kind of chant is this?
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2013, 09:41:20 PM »
What's up with all the commentary?  First the bishop talks for a while, then after "Blessed is the Kingdom..." a deacon starts talking? 
Yeah, what is going on here? What type of service is this?
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Re: What kind of chant is this?
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2013, 10:25:46 PM »
What's up with all the commentary?  First the bishop talks for a while, then after "Blessed is the Kingdom..." a deacon starts talking? 

I knew old women liked to talk in church, but the priests?

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Re: What kind of chant is this?
« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2013, 07:37:37 AM »
Yeah, what is going on here? What type of service is this?

I've watched only a few minutes of it but it's normal Liturgy. Dc. Kurayev is explaining some parts of the service. I suppose you know who is he.
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Re: What kind of chant is this?
« Reply #9 on: June 27, 2013, 10:01:02 AM »
Yeah, what is going on here? What type of service is this?

I've watched only a few minutes of it but it's normal Liturgy. Dc. Kurayev is explaining some parts of the service. I suppose you know who is he.

Not a clue. Who is he?

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Re: What kind of chant is this?
« Reply #10 on: June 27, 2013, 10:21:26 AM »
I've watched only a few minutes of it but it's normal Liturgy. Dc. Kurayev is explaining some parts of the service. I suppose you know who is he.

That's what I didn't get...if it was a normal Liturgy, why the need to interrupt the flow of the service every few minutes for commentary?  Is that common in Russia? 

I wanted to watch the video, but after the first litany I couldn't take it anymore.  The singing was beautiful, and I love Jesus, but the interruptions annoyed me. 
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Re: What kind of chant is this?
« Reply #11 on: June 27, 2013, 11:23:49 AM »
Not a clue. Who is he?

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Re: What kind of chant is this?
« Reply #12 on: June 27, 2013, 03:03:44 PM »
Here is another, from the Patriarchal Society of St. Job

seminarians learning

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7d4ex9xU-jE&list=FLxf9CnjApwrrGVg1j6HmcWA&index=23

older rite style and also flag singing

look they use that pad where they do a full prostration!!! have not seen that for ages!
« Last Edit: June 27, 2013, 03:04:07 PM by Gunnarr »
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