THE SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
> Liturgical chants of Lent and Good Friday
The music performed on this CD is the music of the West Syrian Church, that is the monophysite-jacobite Church or more precisely the Syrian Orthodox Church of Aleppo. It is exclusively vocal and its liturgical language is Syriac. The repertoire which goes back to the 4th century includes antiphonal psalmody and chanting as well as vocal improvisations in solo.
Lenten and Good Friday chants, prayers and psalmodies performed by priests, deacons and the members of Saint-Ephraim and Saint-George churches in Aleppo (Antioch liturgy).