Xrysostomos CD


Johan Sebastiaan Riphagen (1961)


Vocal Ensemble Xrysostomos, RBO String & Brass Quintet, J.S. Riphagen, conductor

EC 3936-2

Evidently inspired by Russian Orthodox chant, the composer has commented that theses piece are based "on the daily and yearly cycle. Images from nature – the sun, water – are symbols of religious concepts."


Gorko (Choir, soloists, brassquintett, stringquintett) 21'

Ave Eva (Brassquintett) 13'

Trisvyetoye (Choir, organ) 34'