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Kontakion

Placing (Deposition) of the Theotokos' Robe, Kontakion

This Kontakion is sung on July 2nd for the Placing (Deposition) of the Theotokos' Robe (Raiment) at Blachernae, Prosomoion "Thou Who wast raised up."  "O godly shelter that dost cover all mankind . . . ."

All Saints Sunday, Kontakion

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This Kontakion is sung in the Divine Liturgy on All Saints Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost.  The Original Melody: "As first-fruits of our nature . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Pentecost, Kontakion (choral)

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Pentecost

This is the choral arrangement of the Kontakion sung on the Feast of Pentecost.  "When the high one descended . . . ."

Pentecost, Kontakion (chant)

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Pentecost

This Kontakion is sung on the Feast of Pentecost.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  "When the High One descended . . . ."

Ascension, Kontakion (chant)

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Ascension of our Lord

This Kontakion is sung on the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ.  The music is in both Western & Byzantine notation.  "When Thou didst fulfill Thy dispensation for our sakes . . . ." 

Ascension, Kontakion (choral)

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Ascension of our Lord

This Kontakion is sung at the Liturgy on the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ.  "When Thou didst fulfill Thy dispensation for our sakes . . . ."

Pascha, Kontakion (chant)

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

This Kontakion is taken from St. Anthony's Monastery website.  "Though thou didst descend into the grave . . . ."

Pascha, Kontakion

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

The Kontakion sung in the Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ, and during the Pascha season.  "O Christ our God, though Thou didst descend into the grave . . . ."  Updated 4/20/17.

Palm Sunday, Kontakion

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday

This is the Kontakion sung on the Feast of Palm Sunday.  "O Christ our God, Who in heaven dost rest upon Thy throne . . . ."  ("Upborne upon the heavenly throne . . . .")

Annunciation, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

This Kontakion is sung from the beginning of Lent until the Leave-taking of the Feast of Annunciation, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth mode.  "To thee, our captain, Queen of war . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of Our Lord in the Temple, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

This version of the Kontakion for the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple is from St. Anthony's Monastery, Arizona.

Theophany, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

Kontakion for Theophany, sung January 6th-14th, Tone 4/Fourth Mode, prosomoion, The Original melody: "On this day Thou hast appeared".

Circumcision of Christ, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

Kontakion for the Circumcision of Christ, January 1, Tone 3/Third Mode, Prosomoion of "On this day the Virgin".

Nativity of Christ (chant), Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

Kontakion for the Nativity of Christ (December 25), Tone 3/Third Mode, original melody/automelon "On this day". Updated 12/11/16.

Forefeast of the Nativity, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

Kontakion for the Forefeast of the Nativity, Tone 3/Third Mode, Prosomoion of "On this day the Virgin".

Kontakion for Usual Sundays (chant)

Kontakion for usual Sundays - "O Protection of Christians that cannot be put to shame..."

Transfiguration (choral), Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

Kontakion for the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord (6 August).

Menaion - 08 August

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for August. This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Transfiguration (chant), Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

Kontakion for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord (6 August).

Menaion - 07 July

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

Festal hymnody for offices and Divine Liturgy for the month of July. This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Forefeast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

Special melody for the Kontakion sung on February 1st.  UPDATED, 1/23/15.

Conception of the Theotokos by Righteous Anna, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Saints

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

Nativity of Christ, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

See music for different ways to sing this Kontakion of the Nativity of Christ, sung December 25-31.

Raphael, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Saints

The Feast Day for St. Raphael is the first Saturday of November.

Annunciation (choral), Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

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

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