English Analogion

Byzantine Musical Compositions in English


Pre-Festal Hymns

Prefestal Theotokion – Dance, O Esaias

December 4

St. John of Damascus – Aposticha Doxastikon

12-4 – Saint Barbara – Orthros Hymns

December 5

St. Sabbas – Vespers Doxastikon

Saint Sabbas – Aposticha Doxastikon

St. Sabbas – Orthros Idiomelon

St. Sabbas – Praises Doxastikon

December 6

St. Nicholas – Vespers Doxastikon (composed by Basil Crow)

St. Nicholas – Vespers Doxastikon (composed by Basil Crow) – Western Notation

St. Nicholas – Theotokion of the Stichera

St. Nicholas – Aposticha Doxastikon

St. Nicholas – Orthros Idiomelon

St Nicholas Praises Doxastikon

St. Nicholas – Theotokion of the Praises

Apolytikion of Saint Nicholas

December 11-17 (2nd Sunday before Christmas)

Sunday of the Fathers – Vespers Doxastikon

Sunday of the Fathers – Aposticha Doxastikon

December 12

St. Spyridon – Orthros Idiomelon and Praises Doxastikon

December 16

Saint Theophano the Empress – Vespers Doxastikon

December 17

St Dionysius of Zakynthos – Praises Doxastikon

December 18-24 (Sunday before Christmas)

Sunday before Christmas (Dec 18-24) – Vespers Hymns

Sunday before Christmas (Dec 18-24) – Praises Doxastikon

December 22

Saint Anastasia – Vespers and Orthros Hymns

December 20-24

Christmas Prefestal Apolytikia

December 24

Forefestal Idiomela of the Nativity – 1st Mode

Royal Hours of Christmas

Royal Hours of Christmas – Translation by Met. Kallistos (Ware), music by Samuel Herron

December 25

Exaposteilarion of Christmas (“From the heights our Saviour, Christ”)

Praises Idiomela of Christmas – 4th Mode Sticheraric

December 26-31 (Sunday after Christmas)

Doxastika at “Lord, I have Cried” and at the Aposticha

Doxastikon of the Praises, by Basil Crow – Byzantine Notation

Doxastikon of the Praises, by Basil Crow – Western Notation

December 27

Saint Stephen – Orthros Hymns

December 29

St. Marcellus – Praises Doxastikon