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Displaying All Music with Keyword: Kontakion
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Title & Description Keywords
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Kontakion of Annunciation

Sung on March 25, and during the Akathist Hymn - Service

Kontakion of Annunciation

Sung on March 25, and during the Akathist Hymn - Service

Kontakion of the Annunciation [Listen]

Kontakion sung on March 25th, and during the Akathist Hymn (Service) - "To Thee The Champion Leader": Standard Archdiocese Version

Kontakion of the Annunciation-Arabic

This version has the English transliteration to sing this in Arabic. Sung also at the Akathist service. Updated 3/9/09 with ison.

All Saints Series

Divine Liturgy music for All Saints Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost, including the Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia and Communion Hymn

Annunciation Series [Listen]

Divine Liturgy music for March 25th, which includes choral arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparia, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns.  Click on "Listen" to hear the Troparion of the Annunciation being sung by the choir of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, Tuscon, AZ.  Series UPDATED on 5/21/13.

Ascension Series

Divine Liturgy music for Ascension, the 40th day after Pascha, including the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn

C
Circumcision of our Lord & St. Basil Series

Divine Liturgy music for January 1st, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparia, Kontakia, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns.  Update 6/17/13.

D
Dormition Series

Divine Liturgy music for August 15th, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns

E
Elevation of the Cross Series

Divine Liturgy music for September 14th, including the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn. CORRECTED 9/15/08

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple Series

Divine Liturgy music for November 21st, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns

K
Kontakion of Cheese Fare Sunday

Fourth Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season

Kontakion of Cheese Fare Sunday

Fourth Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season

Kontakion of Lazarus Saturday

Saturday before Palm Sunday

Kontakion of Meat Fare Sunday

Third Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season

Kontakion of Meat Fare Sunday

Third Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season

Kontakion of Meat-Fare Saturday (chant)

"With the saints give rest," sung on the Saturday before Meat-Fare Sunday. Also sung in the Funeral Service (See Funeral Service).

Kontakion of Meat-Fare Saturday (choral)

"With the saints give rest," sung on the Saturday before Meat-Fare Sunday. Also sung in the Funeral Service (See Funeral Service).

Kontakion of the Sunday of the Prodigal Son [Listen]

Second Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season

Kontakion of the Sunday of the Prodigal Son

Second Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season

Kontakion of the Sunday of the Publican & Pharisee [Listen]

First Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season

Kontakion of the Sunday of the Publican & Pharisee

First Sunday of the Pre-Lenten Season

Kontakion of Annunciation

This is the standard Kontakion of Annunciation, also sung during Great Lent at the Akathist service.

Kontakion of Annunciation

Sung on March 25th, the initial Sundays in Lent, and at the Akathist Hymn.

Kontakion of Annunciation - Arabic

This hymn is the Arabic version of "To thee the Champion Leader" and is sung on the Sundays during Lent before March 25th,on the Feast of Annunciation, March 25th, itself, and on the Fridays of Lent during the Akathist Hymn.

Kontakion of the Circumcision of our Lord

Kontakion sung on January 1

Kontakion of the Dormition of the Theotokos

Kontakion sung from August 15-23

Kontakion of the Elevation of the Cross

Kontakion sung from September 14-21 (Original Special Melody)

Kontakion of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple

Kontakion sung from November 9-25 (This Feast is also known as The Presentation of the Theotokos into the Temple)

Kontakion of the Forefeast of the Nativity of the Theotokos

Kontakion sung on September 7

Kontakion of the Meeting of the Lord in the Temple

Feast day is February 2nd

Kontakion of the Nativity of Christ

See music for different ways to sing this Kontakion of the Nativity of Christ

Kontakion of the Nativity of the Theotokos

Kontakion sung from August 24-September 12

Kontakion of the Prefeast of the Annunciation

Kontakion sung on March 24

Kontakion of the Prefeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos

Kontakion sung on August 14

Kontakion of the Prefeast of the Nativity of Christ

Kontakion sung from November 26 - December 24

Kontakion of the Prefeast of the Nativity of Christ

Chant version to be sung November 26 - December 24

Kontakion of the Prefeast of Theophany

Kontakion sung from January 2-5

Kontakion of Theophany (Epiphany)

Kontakion sung from January 6-14 (Original Special Melody)

Conception of the Theotokos by Righteous Anna, Kontakion of the

Kontakion for December 9th, using the text from Nassar, and music from St. Gregory Palamas Monastery

Conception of the Theotokos by Righteous Anna, Kontakion of the

Kontakion for December 9th, using the text and music from Holy Transfiguration Monastery

Placing of the Belt of the Theotokos, Kontakion of the

Kontakion sung on August 31-when it falls on a Sunday

Raphael, Kontakion of

Feast Day is first Saturday of November

Righteous Simeon the Stylite, Kontakion of

Original Special Melody - Seeking things on high; Feast Day is September 1st

Kontakion - Usual Sundays

Convention music-9A

Kontakion of Mid-Pentecost

Kontakion sung on Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost

L
Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday Series

Divine Liturgy music for the above, with chant and choral settings for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparia, Kontakia, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, & Communion Hymns

Lenten Triodion Series

Troparia & Kontakia in Choral & Chant arrangements for the Sundays of the Lenten Triodion, from Pharisee & Pubican to the 5th Sunday of Great Lent

M
Meeting of the Lord Series

Music for February 2nd, including the 9th Ode of Matins, and the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn of Liturgy

Myrrh-bearing Women Series

Divine Liturgy Music for the Second Sunday after Pascha

N
Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ Series

Divine Liturgy music for December 25th, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ-Post Feast Series

The Kontakion of the Feast (sung Dec. 25-31); the Alleluia & Hymn to the Theotokos for the Synaxis (Dec. 26), & the Troparion of the Sunday after the Nativity (Dec. 25-31)

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ-Pre Feast Series

The Kontakion and the Troparia of the Prefeast and Paramon of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, November 26th - December 24th.  Music has been updated Nov. 30th.

Nativity of the Theotokos Series

Divine Liturgy music for September 8th, including the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn

P
Pentecost Series

Divine Liturgy music for Pentecost, the 50th day after Pascha, including the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion (Standard Arch. Vrsn), Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn.  Updated 6/17/13.

T
Theophany of our Lord Series

Divine Liturgy music for January 6th, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns

Theophany of our Lord-Prefeast Series

Troparion of the Prefeast (Jan. 2-4), Kontakion (2-5), and Trop. of the Paramon (Jan. 5) of Theophany (January 6) in chant and choral forms: Special Melodies

Thomas Sunday Series

Divine Liturgy Music for Thomas Sunday, the Sunday after Pascha (Easter)

Transfiguration Series

Divine Liturgy music for August 6th, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns

W
Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost Series

Divine Liturgy music for this Feast that comes between the Sunday of the Paralytic and the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

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