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Grace to You

A setting of Revelation in the style of Byzantine (Greek Orthodox) chant with texts in Greek and English. Composed as part of NightChants.

Instrumentation: SATB

Duration: 3 min.


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Created in collaboration with the singers of LISTEN.


Text:

A Setting of the Revelation in "common Greek":

Eeoanees tes epta skleesies tes en dee Aseea:

John to the seven churches:

Haris eemeen ke ereenee apo Theoo o on ke een ke o erhomenos

Grace to you, and peace from the one being and the one who was and the one coming,

ke apo tohn epta pnevmaton a enohpion too thronoo aftoo, ke o arhon ton vaseeleon tes ghees

And from the seven spirits which are before the throne of him, and the ruler of the kings of the earth

to agaponti eemas ke lisandi apo ton amartion eemon en to emati aftoo

to the one loving us, and having loosed us out of our sings by his blood

ke eepiisen eemas vas vaseeleean ieries to Theo

And made us a kingdom, priests to the God...

 


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