Composed by Efrem Podgaits (1949-). Musica Russica #CMR 015WC. Published by Musica Russica (MR.CMR-015WC).
Item Number: MR.CMR-015WC
Efrem I. Podgaits (b. 1949) is a prolific composer of works in many genres, with a special emphasis on music for treble and children's choirs. In 2007, the Vesna Children's Choir from Moscow won the European Grand Prix for Choral Singing for their performance of Dithyrambwhich is defined as a Greek choral chant of wild and passionate character. The text of this particular Dithyramb is sacredGloria in excelsis Deo! Osanna in excelsis!while the musical setting is certainly exalted, exciting, and vibrant. An extraordinary program piece for an accomplished treble or women's choir!