Computational Ethnomusicology – Recordings of Artem Erkomaishvili

  By way of some background, my involvement with the study of Georgian music started with a chance meeting with Meinard Müller, Professor for Semantic Audio at the University of Erlangen, at the 16th International Conference of the Society for … Read More

Georgian Easter chant – Christ is Risen!

Easter is a season for singing, and no chant is more prophetic and beloved than the short troparion, “Christ is Risen!” In the Georgian language, “Kriste aghdga!” (ქრისტე აღდგა!). For a full discussion on the musical variants of this chant, … Read More

Shen khar venakhi

The hymn shen khar venakhi is the most well known Georgian chant both within country and among the global singing community. This polyphonic chant features various glorious musical settings, and a sublime text with an attribution directly to the medieval … Read More

Ekvtime Kereselidze

Ekvtime Kereselidze (1865-1944) is a vital figure in the history of Georgian religious chant. His courageous actions in the frightening years between the assassination of Ilia Chavchavadze in 1907 and the Bolshevik terror in 1937 ensured the survival of a … Read More