THE GREAT PROKEIMENON

THE GREAT PROKEIMENON

Composer: Dmitri Bortniansky
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: Dmitri Bortniansky

Dimitri Stepanovitch Bortniansky (1751-1825) Ukraine 1751-1825 Born in Glukhov, Ukraine, he joined the imperial choir at age 8 and studied with Galuppi, who later took the lad with him to Italy, where he studied for 10 years, becoming a composer, harpsichordist, and conductor. While in Italy he composed several operas and other instrumental music, composing more operas and music later in Russia. In 1779 he returned to Russia, where he was appointed Director to the Imperial Chapel Choir, the first as a native citizen. In 1796 he was appointed music director. With such a great instrument at his disposal, he produced many compositions, 100+ religious works, sacred concertos, cantatas, and hymns. He influenced Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovshy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: THE GREAT PROKEIMENON
Composer: Dmitri Bortniansky
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 55555 55555 34556
Key: F Major

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Hymnal #62

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