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Monastery Tour 2010
Includes new sites in central and southern Georgia - Vardzia, Zarzma, Gelati - See our 2010 tour Itinerary
Articles on Georgian Chant
Review two articles in English by Georgia's leading chant scholars, Malkhaz Erkvanidze and David Shugliashvili, on the Resources page.
See our updated Archival Recordings page for Gramophone recordings of Georgian chant from the early 20th century
In our fifth season, join us for an exploration of Georgia's oldest monasteries, founded in the sixth century by Christian ascetics from Syria. Be among the first westerners to rediscover the frescoes and acoustics of these ancient houses of worship set amidst rolling vineyards, towering peaks, and the desert vistas of the Caspian basin. Led by co-authors Luarsab Togonidze and John A. Graham, this unique tour seeks to investigate the sounds and wonders of medieval Georgia, while presenting the world-famous hospitality and charm of modern Georgia ...
2010 Monastery Tour, July 1st-11th
Basiani Ensemble Tour, October 2011
Pacific Northwest Workshop Tour, September 2009
Zedashe Ensemble Tour, October 2007
Georgian Choir Websites
Anchiskhati Church Choir Tour, October 2005
"Introduction," by Malkhaz Erkvanidze, Gelati Monastery Chants, Vol. II
"Introduction," by David Shugliashvili, Georgian Church Hymns, Shemokmedi
Agsavali Transcription Project
Agsavali Project Details.doc