Dostoino yest' (Sergei Rachmaninoff)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-02-07). Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 82 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Words in Church Slavonic, with transliterations underneath.
Title: Dostoino yest, Opus 31, No. 13
Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
Lyricist: John Chrysostom
Number of voices: 8vv Voicing: SSAATTBB
Language: Church Slavonic
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1910 by A. Gutheil in Moscow
Description: Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Opus 31, No. 13. In the original publication, this first part (Достойно есть) is followed by a number of choral responses to chants by the priest; these are not included here.
Original text and translations
Church Slavonic text
Достойно есть яко во истинну блажити Тя Богородицу,
It is well-deserved to bless you in truth, holy virgin,