Lent 2013 Day 31: A voice from the past

The Archon Protopsaltis of Antioch Mitri El Murr is a name that every Arab chanter must know as he is attributed to have translated and put into notation a majority of the Arabic chants of the Arabic Orthodox church. His works which he scripted were later on collected in 7 volumes by his son, also great chanter, Elias El Murr:

Mitri el Murr books

Here is a rare recording for Mitri El Murr chanting Axion Estin in 5th mode:

— Jack Rabah


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