Ukraine's Origen was founded in 1995 by composer, producer, and sound engineer Alexsey Zakharenko. Ever since the albums "New Age Opera" and "Ave Maria" were released, Origen has become one of the most respected and beloved artists of the New Age/Progressive Electronic/Classical Crossover genre. Blending atmospheric New Age elements with real instrumentation and the incredible voice of Opera soprano Tanya Lubimenko, their "Lacrimosa" was certified by The International Association of Independent Recording Artists as an international "Top 40" chart release.
Origen's track "Lacrimosa (Requiem by Mozart)" is the winner of our Editor's Choice Award for March, 2012. This track, stunning and spiritual, glorious and sensational, resides at the pinnacle of music composition and production capability, capturing the essence of a requiem in its fullest form.
Origen (Alexsey Zakharenko) has released 10 albums and produced more then 30 albums by other Ukrainian and foreign artists. His music is widely used for Film and Radio productions, and was recently featured in the US Universal/TriStar trailer for "Spider Man-3."
Originally written for castrato voice, this sorrowful romantic aria full of regret and pity got new radiance in Origen's rendition. "Let me weep over my cruel fate and that I long for freedom!". This is one of the best example of classical crossover. Female Vocals, Classical, Opera, George Frideric Handel
(MARCH 2012) Winner of our Editor's Choice Award for March 2012, this track is stunning and spiritual, glorious and sensational, and resides at the pinnacle of music composition and production capability, capturing the essence of a requiem in its fullest form. With a breathtaking choral performance, Lacriomosa truly transcends its earthly origins.This unusual rendition of of Mozart’s masterpiece was certified by IAIRA as an international Top 40 chart release. An exciting surprise awaits you after 15sec intro. The tempo speeds up to 85bpm. Beautiful orchestral bridge between two female choral parts make it even more dramatic and cinematic, Female Vocals, Dramatic, Dramatic Operatic, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The origin of the song is ancient Jewish hymn. The song has three parts with different moods. Each part can be used independently of one another. Female vocal supported by ethnic rhythm and modern cinematic sounds. Great for Film, TV, radio production, website, documentary, travel channels, Female Vocals, World Fusion, Mid-East World Fusion
Beautiful Ukrainian love song. A girl (bright star) is looking for her sweetheart (the Moon) Ambient, Documentary, Easy Listening, Lounge, Soundcapes, spacey, spacious, esoteric, atmospheric and beautifully orchestrated music for commercials, dramas, romantic love movies . Female Vocals, East European, Ukraine
Schubert never composed the song Ave Maria. Originally it was "Ellens dritter Gesang" (Ellen's third song) with lyrics from Walter Scott's poem The Lady of the Lake. The first part of the song is traditional Ave Maria and the second part is original Schubert song "Ellens dritter Gesang" on German, Female Vocals, Classical, Romantic, Franz Schubert
The fusion of Beethoven's Pathetique Sonata no. 8 (2nd Movement in A flat major), melody and lyrics of Edvard Grieg "Solveig's Song" supplemented by musical passages by Origen. Very dramatic, lyrical, romantic and mellow. Perfect for any kind of video production, Female Vocals, Dramatic, Calm Mellow Music, Ludwig van Beethoven
The begging of the end. You start everyday with awakening. A river is flowing, birds are singing and Gregorian chanting create beautiful atmosphere of unexpectedness and nobody know what will happen at the end. Male Vocals, Dramatic, Ethereal Music
One of the best and earliest versions of Ave Maria by Gulio Caccini, Italian composer, teacher, singer, instrumentalist and one of the founders of the genre of opera. Sounds of the ocean surf, ethereal female vocals and beautiful melody make this song suitable for romantic, dramatic passion scenes, Female Vocals, Classical, Baroque
Brand new version of Ave Maria composed by Alexsey Zakharenko at the beginning of this century. We are proud to say this song is already in the World Ave Maria archive along with the versions by Schubert, Bach and other great composers of the past. Ethereal, dreamy music with a positive feelings, Female Vocals, Dramatic, Ethereal Music
Dramatic music for mysterious, strange, unexpected, thrilling scenarios. Ethereal female vocals at the second part of the song could be used separately for fairy tales, fantasy, horror films, Female Vocals, Dangerous, Mysterious Music
Unusual rendition of the the 13th movement of The Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saens. Tradgic and devoted love. The Swan will love and wait forever despite the fact he knows his intended is dead. Perfect for drama, romantic love melodrama. Female Vocals, Dramatic, Calm Mellow Music, Camille Saint-Saens
In 1853 Charles Gounod made variation for violin and piano on the 1st prelude of Johan Sebastian Bach's "Well-tempered Clavier". Six years later the words to Ave Maria song were added and this made version of Ave Maria so popular. This is unusual New Age rendition made by Origen. Female Vocals, Classical, Baroque, Johann Sebastian Bach
Dramatic, emotional, unhurried vocals in Lisa Gerrard manner, followed by powerful instrumental part with Middle East flavor. Excellent vocals in the end. The origin of the song is Ukrainian monody of the XII century. Great example of the World Fusion for for epic/historical/dramatic films. Female Vocals, World Fusion, Mid-East World Fusion