Sacred Music Library
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The music listed below is in alphabetical order according to either Title, or Season (for all the Feast Day Series), or is Grouped according to type of hymns (such as Antiphons, or Communion Hymns, etc.). If it is a Group heading, click on the title of the Group, for example, "Annunciation to the Theotokos," and then all the hymns in that group will unfold under the title. Then click on the title of the hymn you wish to see or download.
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Displaying All Music with Keyword: Archpriest Elias Bitar
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Kontakion of the Annunciation-Arabic
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 . . . ."
Annunciation (Arabic), Kontakion
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).