Gretchaninoff, Alexander Tikhonovich

(25 October 1864, Moscow – 3 January 1956, New York City)
   Composer who diverged from the Russian Orthodox tradition by his irregular use of chant and occasional instrumental accompaniment. His {}Missa Oecumenica (1944) sets the Latin mass text and includes Orthodox, Roman Catholic, and non-Christian elements.
   See also Znamennīy Raspev. (at)

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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  • Alexander Gretchaninov — Alexander Tikhonovich Gretchaninov (also commonly transliterated as Aleksandr/Alexandre Grechaninov/Gretchaninoff/Gretschaninow; ru. Александр Тихонович Гречанинов) (OldStyleDate|25 October|1864|13 October, Moscow, ndash; January 3 1956, New… …   Wikipedia

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