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Sighnaghi Cave Monastery in the Davit Garegi desert Gergeti Monastery

Archival Recordings


Recorded by the English Gramophone Company between 1902-1914, these unique recordings bring to life the sounds of a lost oral chant tradition, indigenous to the Christian kingdom of Georgia for many centuries....

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Recent Recordings

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Chant History


Georgian chant comprises music sung for the Georgian Orthodox liturgical services. It developed over several centuries, and was maintained as an oral tradition until the end of 19th century, when only a handful of older singers could remember the more sophisticated, rare variants and the all-important skill of improvised harmonization...

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