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Georgian Easter chant – Christ is Risen!

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John A. Graham is an American musicologist (PhD. Princeton University 2015) who specializes in the history of Georgian liturgical polyphony. His publications can be found at http://www.johnagraham.com/publications/

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, and to download notation, please see the related post here:

Kriste aghdga (Christ is Risen) – Georgian Easter chants

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