Kassianí Christmas Package


Save $10 when you purchase our new Kassianí: Christmas Vespers and Hymns of Kassianí SACD together!

Kassianí: Christmas Vespers

Kassianí: Christmas Vespers collects the hymns for the Nativity of Christ by Kassianí, the ninth century Constantinopolitan nun who is the oldest woman composer for whom we have music. This high quality performing edition presents these medieval compositions in both modern Byzantine notation as well as staff notation on facing pages, making this music accessible to today’s musicians everywhere.

Hymns of Kassianí

Cappella Records is proud to present the release of Hymns of Kassianí performed by Cappella Romana, Alexander Lingas, music director.

Discover the world’s earliest music by a female composer: 9th-century nun, poet, and hymnographer Kassianí (Kassía).

The same men and women of Cappella Romana who brought you the Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia bestseller (44 weeks on Billboard), now sing the earliest music we have by a female composer, including long-suppressed hymns recorded here for the first time.