Cherubic Hymn “Aghia Sophia”

for SAB choir a cappella

This beautiful text is sung during the Byzantine Divine Liturgy in conjunction with the Great Entrance procession with the Gifts ( the bread and wine for Holy Communion). Choral settings are also used as motets or anthems by churches of the Western tradition as well as in choral concerts. Hagia Sophia, meaning holy wisdom, is the name of the great patriarchal cathedral in Constantinople (modern Istanbul, Turkey), turned into a mosque by the Ottoman Turks, and is now a museum.

SKU: ADY-021 Categories: , Instrumentation:
Season or Event:Divine Liturgy, General
Instrumentation:A Cappella
Sacred or Secular:Sacred
Duration:1-5 Minutes


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