“Hymn for the Dormition of the Mother of God”

By |2019-11-19T13:41:40-06:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Audio/Video, Christianity, Mother of God, Music|

Editor's Note: Scored for a cappella choir, John Tavener's "Hymn for the Dormition of the Mother of God" was composed in 1985 as the second part of a pair of Marian devotions. Its  text is taken from the Feast of the Dormition (or slumber) of the Mother of God, celebrated in the Eastern Orthodox Church on [...]