Nikola the Serb

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Nikola the Serb (Serbian: Nikola Srbin; fl. late 14th century[1]) was a Serbian Orthodox hieromonk, protopsaltes[2] (chief singer) and one of the known composers of the Serbian Middle Ages, alongside Kir Stefan the Serb, Isaiah the Serb and Kir Joakim.


  • Cherubic Hymn, held at Athens Museum.[3] It is based on a Greek text,[4] exists in both Church Slavonic and Greek versions[5]

See also[edit]


  • Name: also Nicholas the Serb.


  1. ^ Don Michael Randel (2003). The Harvard Dictionary of Music. Harvard University Press. pp. 771–. ISBN 978-0-674-01163-2. 
  2. ^ Augustine Casiday (2012). The Orthodox Christian World. Routledge. pp. 537–. ISBN 978-0-415-45516-9. 
  3. ^ Zofia Lissa (1966). Musica antiqua Europae Orientalis. Państwowe Wydawn. Naukowe. p. 148. 
  4. ^ Sokol Shupo (2004). Art music in the Balkans. ASMUS. 
  5. ^ Adelaide Studies in Musicology. 1969. p. 99.