Throughout August 2020, our congregation’s Agricola Choir (click photo to enlarge) regularly sang on the front steps of our church. Thank you church members, local residents, visitors, friends who have supported us! Click here to watch the video our altar server Daniil Andreyev recorded on August 29.
On that day, we were joined by pastor and ethnographer Rev. Pavel Krylov, Cand. Sc. (History). Our beloved riddle song Aapram, Iisak, Jaakoppi starts at 7:30 in the video.
00:00 – “The Procession” from The Taiga Mass by Arvo Survo (five-string kantele played by Pavel Krylov).
03:30 – Exultet coelum laudibus, 1556 hymn by Mikael Agricola (1510–1557).
05:30 – Soikoon virsi riemuinen (“Let the Song of Jubilation Sound”) from Piae cantiones (“Pious Songs”) collection of 1582. Recorder solos: Yelena Zhukova (soprano recorder), Darya Shkurlyatyeva (soprano recorder), Irina Mazanka (alto recorder).
07:30 – Riddle song Aapram, Iisak, Jaakoppi (“Abraham, Isaac, Jacob”). Five-string kantele solo and accompaniment by Rev. Pavel Krylov.
13:00 – P. J. Hannikainen (1854–1924), Immi Hellén (1861–1937), Guardian Angel.
15:00 – Jubilate Deo omnis terra, a Taizé Community song. Bells: Lilya Ankudinova, Yelena Zhukova, Natalia Kolesnikova, Olga Kutyavina, Irina Mazanka, Rosalia Musina, Elina Osipova, Natalia Nikolayeva, Zinaida Sokolova, Nadezhda Urban, Galina Hüppenen, Svetlana Shangaryova.
18:30 – Final verse of “The Procession” from The Taiga Mass.
Choir leader: Darya Shkurlyatyeva