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Kontakion

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Kontakion

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

Kontakion for Theophany (Epiphany), sung January 6th-14th, The Original melody: "On this day Thou hast appeared."

Circumcision of Christ, Kontakion

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

Kontakion for the Circumcision of Christ, January 1st, Prosomoion "On this day the Virgin."  "Now the Lord of all that is . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Kontakion (chant)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

Kontakion for the Nativity of Christ, December 25th, the Original melody/automelon "On this day the Virgin beareth the Transcendent in Essense . . . ."  Updated 12/11/16.

Kontakion for Usual Sundays (chant)

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

Transfiguration, Kontakion (choral)

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

Kontakion for the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord (6 August).  "Thou wast transfigured on the mount . . . ."

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.  Updated 8/3/17.

Transfiguration, Kontakion (chant)

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

Kontakion for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord (6 August).  "Thou wast transfigured on the mount . . . ."

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.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Kontakion (choral)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the choral version of the Kontakion of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 25th. "The Virgin brings forth today the Omnipotent One . . . ."

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).

Annunciation (Arabic), Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

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 (Service).

Annunciation (chant), Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

This is the standard Kontakion of Annunciation (March 25), also sung on the initial Sundays of Lent and at the Akathist Hymn (Service).

Kontakion of the Annunciation-Arabic

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Akathist Hymn (Service)

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

Meat Fare Saturday (chant), Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

"With the saints give rest," sung on the Saturday before Meat-Fare Sunday. Also sung in the Funeral Service (See Funeral Service). Updated 1/17/17.

Meat Fare Saturday (choral), Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

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

Kontakion of Annunciation

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Akathist Hymn (Service)

Sung on March 25, and during the Akathist Hymn (Service).  "To thee, our captain, Queen of war . . . ."

Kontakion of Annunciation

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Akathist Hymn (Service)

Sung on March 25, and during the Akathist Hymn (Service).  "Verily I, thy servant, O Theotokos . . . ."

Cheese Fare Sunday (choral), Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

Fourth Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season.  "O thou who guidest to wisdom . . . ."

Cheese Fare Sunday (chant), Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

Fourth Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season. "O thou who guidest to wisdom . . . ."

Meat Fare Sunday (chant), Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

Third Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season.  "When thou comest, O God, to earth with glory . . . ."

Meat Fare Sunday (choral), Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

Third Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season.  "When thou comest, O God, to earth with glory . . . ."

Prodigal Son Sunday (choral), Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

Second Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season

Prodigal Son Sunday (chant), Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

Second Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season. Updated 1/26/17.

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