Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
No one could describe
the Word of the Father;
but when He took flesh from you, O Theotokos,
He consented to be described, and restored the fallen image to its former beauty.
We confess and proclaim our salvation in word and image.
Kontakion of the Triumph of Orthodoxy
Sorry mate, but the best version, apparently not recorded, was Glenn Gould’s.Â While playing with both hands, he periodically sat on a bunch of lower notes, similating the traditional cannon’s firing.Â I saw him do it live about 50 years ago.Â