The album JEDEN – WIELE [‘One many’] – The sacred languages of Podlaskie’s temples.
Karolina Cicha once again focused on a single region of Poland – Podlasie. For centuries, this has been a place where various religious traditions coexist. It is these traditions that Cicha used to source, select and work out the most joyous and brightest songs. Next to the Catholic treasures of religious music, like the 18th century “Kiedy ranne wstają zorze” (When It’s About to Dawn), you will hear traditional praise and worship songs that come from other traditions of the Religions of the Book (e.g. the old ceremonial song from Irmologion Supraski from the 16th century, The Liturgy of Saint Basil, an Orthodox song, a 13th century Sufi poem by Rumi or a 16th century Hebrew song by Elazar Azikri, a mystic).
‘One – Many’ is a combination of a diverse mosaic into one consistent program, where all the Rel....... more