- Original Byzantine compositions in English and composed in classical style
- Frequently-sung pieces for Vespers, Orthros, and Divine Liturgy
- A high-quality hardcover publication fitting for the analogion as well as library shelves
- US $40 + $5 shipping within the United States
The Archdiocesan School of Byzantine Music is pleased to announce the publication of The Musical Ark, a collection of English language psaltic compositions by cantor and composer Nicholas Roumas. Pre-order your copy today and guarantee that this historic book of Byzantine chant in English will have a place on your shelf and at your chant stand!
Click here to order. Estimated to ship January 2018.
“…profoundly satisfying music that the seasoned cantor will be able to perform naturally and effortlessly…”
Grammenos Karanos, Professor of Byzantine Music, Hellenic College Holy Cross
About the composer
Nicholas Roumas is a cantor of the Orthodox Church from Massachusetts, USA, where he began adapting the hymns of the Church into English to meet the needs of congregants. He received his certificate in Byzantine Music from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, passing his examination with a perfect score. He is currently pursuing doctoral studies in theology at Marquette University.
Listen to one of the compositions in this book here: