The Akathyst Hymn Service
The Service of the Little Compline with the Canon of the Akathyst
Recorded on March 28th, 2014 7pmon the 4th Friday of Great Lent
The Canons in English were chanted as adapted by the blessed monks of Simonas Petras Monastery, Mt Athos. Please pray for the monastics and all the world!
Presided over by Rev. Father Romanos Al-Baba.
CHANTED IN TONE FOUR BY ST NICHOLAS PUNCHBOWL CHOIR (ARABIC/ENGLISH)
Arabic choir lead by Tony Barakat, English choir lead by Phillip Saba.
Read Prayers: Trisagion (Holy God...), Psalm 50, Psalm 69, Psalm 142, Little Doxology, The Creed & Theotokion
The Canon of the Akathyst- Odes 1-9 and Ode 2 is skipped. Chanted in Tone 4
Kontakion of the Annunciation- "Inni Anna 3abdoukeh..." chanted in Arabic in Tone 8 (Plagal 4)
For the 4th Week of Great Lent- Chanted in English/Arabic by Fr Romanos. Response by both choirs
Kontakion of the Annunciation (English) "O Champion General..." Tone 8 (Plagal 4)
Read prayers:Trisagion, Prayers to: Christ, Theotokos, before we sleep, Guardian Angel, Dismissal & Litany
Troparion of the Annunciation (Arabic). "Inna Jibrail..."
Troparion of the Annunciation (English). "Awed by the Beauty.."