Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Taneyev "Lord I Call: Tone 1"

I have done a translation of Taneyev's "Lord I Call: Tone 1" into English. Rather, I have taken the existing English text and shoehorned it to the music, which I presume is in the public domain because Taneyev is long dead. There are one or two places where one might want to quibble with how it was done. I'm not really a musician, so criticism is welcome. But, I thought it sounded nice in Slavonic, so I thought I'd put it in English, and since I won't really be able to have a choir do it here in the conceivable future, I thought I'd put it out there in case anybody else might like it.

Here is a performance of the Slavonic version (with the music):