Presvytera Vassi Makris Haros is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Art, Architecture & Planning and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. She is the owner, designer and photographer of V’s Cardbox, In Service and Love. a greeting card company featuring cards with an Orthodox voice. She strongly feels that experiencing the Orthodox Faith through the church’s cyclical calendar of feasts and fasts is a gift that is too often overlooked.
Christ is risen from the dead,trampling down death by death,and on those in the tombs bestowing life!
Since Orthodox Christians celebrate our Lord’s resurrection for forty days, that is until Ascension, we will be posting several videos of the beautiful hymn, “Christ is Risen” until then.
In this video, Dr. Vladimir Morosan, a Russian-American expert on Orthodox music, president of Musica Russica, and programmer for OCN’s The RUDDER, transposed “Christ is Risen” for America.
According to the YouTube information, the piece is dedicated to Fr. Jon Braun, a missionary-minded pastor who would exhort church musicians: “Give us music we can pray to!” with the added implication that some styles of music might be better suited for Orthodox worship in America than others.
Sheet music is available on the Musica Russica website.
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