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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #945 on: May 13, 2015, 08:00:46 AM »
Because there's no such thing as a jenkim in Greek.  That's the way it is supposed to be pronounced.  Same thing at the very beginning.  There is no "eXristos", it's just "Xristos".
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #946 on: May 15, 2015, 10:39:56 PM »
"Der Voghormya" (Lord have mercy) sung on April 24 at the ruins of an Armenian church in Diyarbakir:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvVbkZqVVwo

Diyarbakir used to be called Dikranagert, and it's where my grandmother's family came from.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #947 on: July 07, 2015, 06:57:01 PM »
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #948 on: July 07, 2015, 07:01:43 PM »
Worship is theology, so a church which brings Evangelical and Charismatic "praise & worship" into its corporate life is no longer Orthodox.  It is, by definition, heterodox.  Those "Orthodox" leaders who make theological arguments for the incorporation of heteropraxis into the life of the Church are heretics.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #949 on: August 14, 2015, 02:00:59 PM »
Chant by the cantors of St. George Coptic Church, accompanied by icons from the parish.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghnXK9dVH58
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #950 on: August 14, 2015, 03:31:32 PM »
Chant by the cantors of St. George Coptic Church, accompanied by icons from the parish.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghnXK9dVH58

That's really good! :)

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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #951 on: October 12, 2015, 11:36:21 AM »
It's a little early for Christmas, but I really enjoyed this site:

http://syrianorthodoxchurch.com/pastor/SYRIAC_C/syriac_c.htm
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #952 on: October 12, 2015, 12:13:20 PM »
It's a little early for Christmas, but I really enjoyed this site:

http://syrianorthodoxchurch.com/pastor/SYRIAC_C/syriac_c.htm

He really is wonderful.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #953 on: November 25, 2015, 03:56:16 PM »
Coptic Kiahk chant "Ya Maryam" in Arabic by Fairuz :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBapI67BUEA
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #954 on: November 25, 2015, 03:58:58 PM »
If Fairuz would chant all the Coptic hymns, at least those in Kiahk (Advent month), I would be the happiest man!
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #955 on: January 06, 2016, 06:48:24 PM »
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #956 on: January 22, 2016, 05:42:40 PM »
I like this ethiopian music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NgZLtJ4WEE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

You may find a lot justly on youtube (Mirtnesh like singeress)

Also i like few songs by Marie Keyrouz (maronitian)

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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #957 on: February 08, 2016, 07:25:50 PM »
For something a little different...

Ninjos de Dios - Shubkono 2009

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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #958 on: February 08, 2016, 07:46:55 PM »
Memra up son!
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #959 on: February 08, 2016, 09:32:20 PM »
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #960 on: February 09, 2016, 08:44:03 AM »
Chant by the cantors of St. George Coptic Church, accompanied by icons from the parish.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghnXK9dVH58

I like the iconography.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #961 on: March 12, 2016, 01:08:42 PM »
Tasbeha - Theotokia Part 7 - Hail to you Mary

I don't recall having heard the Theotokos being compared to a dove before.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #962 on: March 12, 2016, 05:53:37 PM »
Tasbeha - Theotokia Part 7 - Hail to you Mary

I don't recall having heard the Theotokos being compared to a dove before.

It's not new. It's in the Great Lent praises to the Thetokos
http://lent.goarch.org/prayers/akathist.asp
Rejoice, 0 ever-virgin, dove that brought forth the Lord of mercy. -

And in (at least) a few other places.
I remember this comparision also exists in Polish Catholic songs.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #963 on: March 12, 2016, 06:51:41 PM »
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The Beautiful Dove – The title is in remembrance of the beautiful dove that carried to our father Noah a branch of an olive tree, as a symbol of peace, bringing to him the good news of the deliverance from the waters of the flood (Genesis 8:11). With this title, the priest burns incense in front of her icon when he goes out of the sanctuary and says: “Hail to you, O Virgin Mary, the beautiful dove”. In the Praxis response, the deacons chant in Coptic “Hail to you, Mary, the fair dove, who bore to us God the Logos.” Saint Mary is compared to the dove in her simplicity and purity, and the action of the Holy Spirit in her. She resembles the dove which brought the good news of the deliverance after the flood, because she brought the good news of our deliverance (salvation) in Christ.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #965 on: March 13, 2016, 05:31:21 PM »
Have any of you heard of the special Ethiopian Church musicians called the Debtera, and what do you think about them?

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A debtera... is an itinerant religious figure...  in the Ethiopian and Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Churches, who sings hymns and dances for churchgoers, and who performs exorcisms and white magic to aid the congregation. ...They may in fact be officially ordained as deacons, or may act outside the Church hierarchy. They are usually feared by the local population, who often mistake them for madmen.


Performing debteras

Kahens and debteras are two separate professions,[1] though it is possible to pursue both roles.[13] The Ethiopian Church sees the division as following the model used by the ancient Israelites.[14]

During Lenten services, debteras tap prayer sticks to keep the rhythm. The Ethiopian Church condones the performances of debteras, citing the story in 2 Kings of King David dancing at the temple and Psalm 47:1 ("clap your hands") for Biblical examples.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debtera#Among_Christians
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #966 on: April 09, 2016, 07:13:47 AM »
http://www.predanie.ru/ghada-shbeyr-ghada-shbeir/siriyskie-pesnopeniya/#/description

At least some of these chants are for Nativty, but franly speaking don't know, if all of them
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #967 on: April 10, 2016, 10:57:38 AM »
It's Assyrian, but I like the melody, the text is interesting too; is there in Syriac Western tradition similar hymn in content?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFfngTKD_U8
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #968 on: April 19, 2016, 04:01:27 PM »
"harpa dei" singing the Syriac Orthodox melody to "Our Father" at the Valaam Monastery

https://www.facebook.com/100008883278483/videos/1455212661451496/
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #969 on: April 24, 2016, 09:01:47 AM »
I know it's EO hymn of the Holy Week, however, I've read it's Armenian (or Armenian-based) melody:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1lZppmLkRs
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #970 on: April 24, 2016, 11:09:15 AM »
Yes, that's the melody for an Armenian hymn sung on Holy Thursday evening, "Where Are You, My Mother."

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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #971 on: April 24, 2016, 05:11:58 PM »
Yes, that's the melody for an Armenian hymn sung on Holy Thursday evening, "Where Are You, My Mother."
Thank for the info. I like hymn "Where Are You, My Mother." but couldn't associate the hymn from the link with this melody ;)
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #972 on: June 30, 2016, 05:42:16 PM »
If you ever wanted to find out what the Coptic hymn for deification (known as the Friday Theotokia) sounds like:

http://tasbeha.org/hymn_library/view/146?mid=10992

This next one is done with a Coptic "Sahidic" accent, by Deacon Antonios Shenoudian, (along with alternating English) who is an expert in the Sahidic form of Coptic:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWq_rHMrTFk

Listen to the chorus of both those links and you'll recognize the difference.

Here's a contemplation of the hymn:

http://www.copticheritage.org/contemplations/3_annual_weekday_praise/the_friday_theotokia
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #973 on: June 30, 2016, 05:54:28 PM »
If you ever wanted to find out what the Coptic hymn for deification (known as the Friday Theotokia) sounds like:

http://tasbeha.org/hymn_library/view/146?mid=10992

This next one is done with a Coptic "Sahidic" accent, by Deacon Antonios Shenoudian, (along with alternating English) who is an expert in the Sahidic form of Coptic:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWq_rHMrTFk

Listen to the chorus of both those links and you'll recognize the difference.

Here's a contemplation of the hymn:

http://www.copticheritage.org/contemplations/3_annual_weekday_praise/the_friday_theotokia

They are all great!!! I so love Marian hymns. Blessed are you Most Holy Theotokos!
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« Reply #974 on: June 30, 2016, 06:08:37 PM »

This next one is done with a Coptic "Sahidic" accent, by Deacon Antonios Shenoudian, (along with alternating English) who is an expert in the Sahidic form of Coptic:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWq_rHMrTFk
Very, very beautiful :) Melody, chant and the text.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #975 on: June 30, 2016, 06:13:54 PM »
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The Beautiful Dove – The title is in remembrance of the beautiful dove that carried to our father Noah a branch of an olive tree, as a symbol of peace, bringing to him the good news of the deliverance from the waters of the flood (Genesis 8:11). With this title, the priest burns incense in front of her icon when he goes out of the sanctuary and says: “Hail to you, O Virgin Mary, the beautiful dove”. In the Praxis response, the deacons chant in Coptic “Hail to you, Mary, the fair dove, who bore to us God the Logos.” Saint Mary is compared to the dove in her simplicity and purity, and the action of the Holy Spirit in her. She resembles the dove which brought the good news of the deliverance after the flood, because she brought the good news of our deliverance (salvation) in Christ.

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And I was curious why we call her dove! Nice!!!
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Music
« Reply #976 on: July 01, 2016, 07:34:13 AM »
I like the coptic hymns Aripsalin and Je nai nan.