Living tradition: Ivan Moody on composing Orthodox music, and Latvia’s folk revival


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How do musicians give new expression to ancient beliefs and practices? Ivan Moody is an Orthodox priest and one of the world’s leading composers of contemporary Orthodox music, taking ancient traditions of chant into new spaces for the twenty first century. And, we meet two young Latvian-Australians who are reviving the pre-Christian folk traditions of Latvian culture and belief.

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