17 sacred and traditional Serbian songs by an award-winning choir
8-page booklet describing the origin and the meaning of the lyrics
CD professionally produced in the U.S.A.
Stamponhistory.com is proud to be an official sponsor of the "Kir Stefan - the Serb" young women’s choir of Smederevo, Serbia as the producer of its first compact disc! The choir spreads the joy of Serbian music and the promise of Serbian youth, a unique and important cultural mission.
List of songs:
Divine Powers (Ninja sili) - 15th century – Kir Stefan Srbin
From Your Youth (Ot junosti tvojeja) - 18th century – Patriarch Vasilije Brkic
Cherubic Hymn (Heruvimska pesma) - 19th century – Stevan Mokranjac
Lord, I Have Cried Out (Gospodi vozvah) - 20th century – Aleksandar S. Vujic
We Praise Thee (Tebe pojem) - 19th century – Stevan Mokranjac
God of Justice (Boze pravde) - 19th century – Davorin Jenko
There, There (Onamo, ‘namo) - 19th century text – composer unknown
Rise Up Serbia (Vostani Serbije) - 20th century – Vartkes Baronijan
Hymn to Saint Sava (Himna Svetom Savi) - 18th century – Metropolitan Jovan Georgijevic
The Forest is Burning (Gori gora) - Traditional – Dimitrije Golemovic (arranger)
A Kolo is Playing (Igra kolo) - 20th century – Dimitrije Golemovic
Dove (Grlica) - 20th century – Konstantin Babic
VI Song Wreath (VI rukovet) - 19th century – Stevan Mokranjac
IX Song Wreath (IX rukovet) - 19th century – Steven Mokranjac
Silences (Mukline) - 20th century – Svetislav Bozic
Old Gusle (Gusle starostavne) - 20th century – Dragoljub Sarkovic
The Lord’s Prayer (Oce nas) - 20th century – Aleksandar S. Vujic
Recorded in concert: Silences, 1997, Canto sul Garda, Italy; Old Gusle, 1998, Netanya, Israel; The Lord's Prayer, 1998, Germany. All other selections recorded April/May 2001 in Serbia, Yugoslavia. Divine Powers, From Your Youth, Cherubic Hymn and Lord, I Have Cried Out recorded in concert at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral Church in Belgrade in April 2001.
Exclusively licensed to the Serbian-American Alliance of New England, Inc.Unauthorized reproduction of this recording is prohibited by law.Made in the U.S.A.
Proceeds from the CD will principally benefit the choir (70%) and help them continue their international tours. A part of the proceeds will also go to the charitable activities of Stamponhistory.com (20%), and to the Serbian Orthodox Church, Diocese of North America (10%).