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The Rite and Hymns of the Holy Week of Pascha

by The Heritage of the Coptic Orthodox Church

The Rite and Hymns of the Holy Week of Pascha, which contains the most accurate versions of every hymn of Passion Week, with all its melismatic and recitative tunes, based on the oral and recorded tradition of Cantor Mikhail Ghabrial Girgis El-Batanouny.
Genre: Spiritual: Hymns
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1. Introduction By Hegumen Angelos Saad
1:28 album only
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2. Foreward By H.G. Bishop Mettaous
2:08 album only
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3. Introduction of the Rite (Arabic)
7:39 album only
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4. Introduction of the Rite (English)
5:41 album only
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5. The Prophecies
5:02 album only
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6. The Introduction and Conclusion of the Homily
10:51 album only
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7. The Doxology of Pascha
8:34 album only
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8. A Sample Psalm in the Athribite Tune
11:12 album only
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9. Gospel Introduction (Melismatic)
10:16 album only
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10. Gospel Introduction (Recitative)
0:50 album only
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11. A Sample Gospel in Coptic
5:00 album only
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12. A Sample Gospel in Arabic
3:52 album only
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13. The Exposition
12:40 album only
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14. The Morning Litanies
16:19 album only
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15. The Evening Litanies
24:01 album only
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16. O King of Peace in the Mournful Tune
4:25 album only
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17. The Conclusion of the Service
2:23 album only
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18. Introduction to Great Thursday (Arabic)
8:25 album only
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19. Introduction to Great Thursday (English)
7:27 album only
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20. The Verse of the Cymbals
0:57 album only
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21. Alleluia Glory Be
0:37 album only
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22. This Is He
6:45 album only
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23. His Father Smelled
6:39 album only
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24. Blessed Is the Father
0:49 album only
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25. The Praxis in the Mournful Tune
38:42 album only
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26. Judas Hymn
7:37 album only
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27. Interpretation of Judas
5:56 album only
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28. Trisagion in the Mournful Tune (Grand Melismatic)
18:07 album only
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29. Trisagion in the Mournful Tune (Melismatic)
8:39 album only
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30. The Psalm "His Words"
26:40 album only
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31. Lord Have Mercy (10)
3:40 album only
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32. The Gospel Response of the Liturgy of the Water
0:58 album only
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33. Lord Have Mercy (100)
1:10 album only
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34. First Adam Espasmos of the Liturgy of the Water
2:27 album only
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35. Second Adam Espasmos of the Liturgy of the Water
2:28 album only
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36. A Praise for the Liturgy of the Water
3:17 album only
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37. Of Your Mystical Supper
2:10 album only
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38. The Gospel Response of the Liturgy
1:47 album only
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39. Adam Espasmos of the Liturgy
2:21 album only
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40. Introduction to Great Friday (Arabic)
6:53 album only
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41. Introduction to Great Friday (English)
5:48 album only
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42. This Is the Censer in the Mournful Tune
11:53 album only
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43. We Worship
0:52 album only
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44. The Epistle
11:13 album only
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45. The Litanies of the Sixth Hour
17:36 album only
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46. O Only-Begotten Son
23:35 album only
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47. Trisagion in the Mournful Tune (Melismatic)
9:08 album only
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48. Lord Have Mercy (12)
4:21 album only
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49. Lord Have Mercy (12) in a Different Tune
2:21 album only
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50. The Confession of the Right-Hand Criminal (Coptic)
34:24 album only
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51. Blessed Are You, Demas
20:04 album only
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52. Interpretation of the Confession of the Thief
25:27 album only
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53. The Censer in the Mournful Tune (Grand Melismatic)
6:05 album only
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54. The Censer in the Mournful Tune (Melismatic)
4:23 album only
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55. For the Resurrection
10:40 album only
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56. The Litanies of the Ninth Hour
14:42 album only
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57. The Lamentations of Jeremiah
15:16 album only
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58. The Psalm "Your Throne"
26:45 album only
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59. Lord Have Mercy (Prostrations)
1:16 album only
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60. Lord Have Mercy (Procession)
2:59 album only
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61. Golgotha
11:49 album only
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62. Source for: the Introduction of the Homily
4:26 album only
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63. Source for: the Conclusion of the Homily
3:21 album only
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64. Source for: the Gospel Introduction
10:07 album only
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65. Source for: This Is He
6:11 album only
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66. Source for: His Father Smelled
6:07 album only
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67. Source for: the Praxis in the Mournful Tune
25:58 album only
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68. Source for: the Trisagion in the Mournful Tune (Melismatic)
6:25 album only
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69. Source for: the Trisagion in the Mournful Tune (Grand Melismatic)
10:56 album only
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70. Source for: This Is the Censer in the Mournful Tune
8:58 album only
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71. Source for: the Epistle
8:25 album only
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72. Source for: O Only-Begotten Son
14:21 album only
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73. Source for: Blessed Are You, Demas
5:26 album only
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74. Source for: Lord Have Mercy (Procession)
1:06 album only
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75. Source for: the Censer in the Mournful Tune (Grand Melismatic)
5:06 album only
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76. Source for: the Censer in the Mournful Tune (Melismatic)
3:08 album only
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77. Source for: for the Resurrection
6:18 album only
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78. Source for: the Psalm "Your Throne"
11:33 album only
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79. Source for: Golgotha
8:52 album only
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Are you a deacon who wants to master the hymns of the Holy Week?

Are you a member of the congregation who wants to follow along the rite of Holy Week and chant with understanding?

Are you the type of person who wants access to the hymns of the Holy Week anytime of the year?

We have good news for you!

The Heritage of the Coptic Orthodox Church choir presents The Rite and Hymns of the Holy Week of Pascha, which contains the most accurate versions of every hymn of Passion Week, with all its melismatic and recitative tunes, based on the oral and recorded tradition of Cantor Mikhail Ghabrial Girgis El-Batanouny. This production consists of:

A set of 10 audio CD discs, with 8 CDs of recordings by the choir and 2 CDs of sources for some of the noteworthy hymns.
The full description of the rites and a recording of the hymns of the weekdays of Passion Week, Holy Thursday with its Lakkan service and Divine Liturgy, and Good Friday, ending with the hymn Golgotha.
Recordings of lost hymns such as the grand melismatic mournful tune of the hymn "Tishoori," the Greek hymn "To dipno" chanted on Holy Thursday, and the "Deemas" hymn chanted on Good Friday.
The participation of H.G. Bishop Rafael, Fr. Mattias Nasr, as well as other cantors from Egypt in this production.
The CDs were recorded and mastered digitally in a professional studio.

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