Родион Щедрин: Запечатлённый ангел


Родион Щедрин: Запечатлённый ангел
The Sealed Angel (Zapechatlennyi angel) is a Russian-language composition by Rodion Shchedrin in the form of liturgical music based on the story "The Sealed Angel" by Nikolay Leskov. The plot concerns a rural community which protects a religious icon that has been confiscated by officials and sealed with wax. The work is written for soprano, mezzo or alto, tenor, choir boy soloists, flute or oboe, and choir.