Eastern Orthodox liturgical chant sampler CD for free

I found this Eastern Orthodox liturgical music sampler the other day. Check it out, it’s free, just fill out the page at the Liturgica site and then download the zip file. And poof! Instant beautiful sacred music from our Eastern brothers and sisters. And, by the way, these seem to be full-length songs. Free, beautiful, full-length. Three out of three! :) (Track list below.)

Description from the sampler page at Liturgica: A cross section of the wide range of liturgical chant and choral music that comprises the Eastern Orthodox milieu, including Byzantine chant in English and Greek, Russian choral music, and Russian “obhikhod” chant.

Below is a list of the tracks on the sampler. Beautiful. Really beautiful. :)

  1. “The Great Doxology” – First Fruits
  2. “The Cherubic Hymn” – Ancient Hymns for Modern Times
  3. “Hymn of the Cherubim” – Sacred Treasures
  4. “Praise The Lord, O My Soul” – Sacred Treasures III
  5. “Trisagion Hymn” – Hymns of Paradise
  6. “Agios O Theos” – Ancient Hymns for Modern Times
  7. “Today the Virgin cometh” – When Augustus Reigned
  8. “Christ is Born” – When Augustus Reigned
  9. “Kontakion & Ikos 12” – The Akathist of Thanksgiving
  10. “Kontakion 13” – The Akathist of Thanksgiving
  11. “With the spirits of the righteous” – Hymns of Paradise
  12. “Open to me the gates of repentance” – Gates of Repentance
  13. “Guide me in the paths of salvation” – Gates of Repentance
  14. “As I ponder in my wretchedness” – Gates of Repentance
  15. “By the waters of Babylon” – What Earthly Joy
  16. “The Power of Thy Cross” – Gates of Repentance
  17. “Joseph of Arimathea” – What Earthly Joy
  18. “The Stichera of Pascha”- Mystical Supper

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I am a pro-life activist, blogger, writer, poet, singer songwriter, musician, photographer, nerd, bookworm and Mac fan. I have two dogs, one of whom is well-travelled. (I had three for a while after adopting a senior dog, but he has now passed away, and the pack is back to two girl dogs. One was born after, the days of mammoth road trips.) And the most important thing is: I was received into Holy Mother Church in 1996 and, through the grace of God, I love Christ and His Church more with every passing day. Thanks be to God!
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