Rachmaninoff, Sergei: Bogoroditse Devo


Bogoroditse Devo (Vespers, 1915)

Bogoroditse Devo raduysia,
blagodatnaya Mariye, ghospod s Toboyu.
Blagoslovenna Ti vzhenah,
i blagosloven Plod chreva Tvoyego,
yako Spasa rodila yesi dush nashih.

Rejoice, O Virgin Mary, full of grace,
the Lord is with thee:
blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb,
for thou hast borne the Saviour of our souls.

Words: Luke 1 vv. 28, 42
Music: Serge Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)