I will pour forth my prayer unto the Lord (Alexander Kastorsky)

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Editor: Alexander Ledkovsky (submitted 2000-12-30).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 114 kB   Copyright: Personal
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Title: I will pour forth my prayer unto the Lord (E minor)
Composer: Alexander Kastorsky

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: Church Slavonic
Instruments: A cappella

Published:

Description: Katavasia from the orthodox funeral Kanon (8th Ode).

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Original text and translations

Church_Slavonic.png Church Slavonic text

Молитву пролию ко Господу,
и Тому возвещу печали моя,
яко зол душа моя исполнися,
и живот мой аду приближися,
и молюся яко Иона: от тли, Боже, возведи мя.

English.png English translation

I will pour forth my prayer unto the Lord
and to Him will I declare my grief;
for my soul hath been filled with evils,
and my life hath
drawn nigh unto hell;
and like Jonah I cry: Lead me up from corruption, O God!