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Днесь спасение миру бысть, поем Воскресшему из гроба Начальнику жизни нашея: разрушив бо смертую смерть, победу даде нам и велию милость.
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Sergei Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943), "Тропарь "Днесь спасение" (знаменного рапсева)", op. 37 no. 13, published 1915, from Всенощное бдение = Vsenoshchnoe bdenie (All-night Vigil), no. 13 [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Today salvation", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Laura Prichard [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2004-07-10
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Today salvation has come to the world, let us sing to Him who has been resurrected from [the] grave and [is the] commander of our life: destroying death through death, giving victory to us and great mercy.
- Translation from Church Slavonic to English copyright © 2016 by Laura Prichard, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
This text was added to the website: 2016-06-01
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