Wedel Artemiy Lukyanovich( Spiritual composer)
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Biography Wedel Artemiy Lukyanovich
(1767 - 1806), son of Kiev tradesman. He studied at the Kiev Theological Academy, where he managed the student chorus, then he was a regent of the Chapel of the Moscow governor-general, in Moscow, studied at Sarti. Later, led the choir in Kiev and Kharkov. Long time wandering in the Ukraine and indulging in feats of self-denial. By some accounts, at the same time he joined the sect of the Illuminati. Wedel was suspected in the drafting of a political notes and arrested by the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra. He managed to defend himself, but for vagrancy, he was imprisoned in a penitentiary in Kiev, where, suffering from melancholia, stayed almost until his death. His works are melodic, simple and expressive. They are still performed by church choirs, mostly in the province. Handwritten manuscripts Vedel stored in the library of the Kiev Theological Academy, most of them - concerts (12), . of which the best: "The advocates of faith", . "God save the name" (imitation Sarti), . "Hear, . Lord, . my voice ", . "Have mercy on me, . Lord, . Thou infirm am ",
. Of his other works are very popular "Repentance opened the door mi" (trio). Only in 1908 - 1910 years, many works Vedel published under the editorship of MA. Goltisona. Works Vebelya outdated, poor in harmonious relations, full of sentimentality, but his talent is undeniable, and under other circumstances, his work could yield larger results. - See. V. Askochensky "Kiev with the oldest of its schools and academies" (Kiev, 1856), "Archpriest Peter Ivanovich Turchaninov (St. Petersburg, 1863), Au. Razumovsky "church singing in Russia (Moscow, 1867); In. Metals "Essay on the history of the Orthodox church music in Russia" (3rd edition, Moscow, 1900); Zubkovsky "Complete biography Vedel, stored in the family Askochenskaya; VG. Petrushevsky on the individual and church-musical creativity AL. Vedel "(" Proceedings of the Kiev Theological Academy, 1901, N 7). S. Rybakov.