English Analogion

Byzantine Musical Compositions in English

December

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

December 9

December 9th – Saint Anna’s Conception of the Most Holy Theotokos; Consecration of the Church Of the Resurrection

December 11-17 (2nd Sunday before Christmas)

Sunday of the Fathers – Vespers Doxastikon

Sunday of the Fathers – Aposticha Doxastikon

December 12

St Spyridon – Doxastikon at the Aposticha

St. Spyridon – Orthros Idiomelon and Praises Doxastikon

December 15

St. Eleutherius – Doxastika (GC)

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

Royal Hours of Christmas – Translation by Met. Kallistos (Ware), music by Gabriel Cremeens (Elizabethan English)

Royal Hours of Christmas – Translation by Met. Kallistos (Ware), music by Gabriel Cremeens (Modern English)

December 25

Hymns after the Orthros Gospel

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

Praises Idiomela of Christmas – 4th Mode Sticheraric

“Both Now” at the Praises of Christmas (2nd Mode)

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