The Dormition troparion and kontakion in English and Church Slavonic, Exapostilarion with additional verses and Dormition stichera on “Lord I have cried” sung by the choir at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox church in McKinney, TX. 15/28 August 2011. Video
Dormition Troparion, Kontakion & Exapostilarion, sung at St Nicholas.
Vigil, part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEj8oM0G26o http://www.dailymotion.com/video/22957754 http://video.yahoo.com/watch/7648775/20319121 http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4750586/ http://www.blip.tv/file/3751744 Vigil, part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saTK7cARRDI http://www.dailymotion.com/video/22972893 http://video.yahoo.com/watch/7651770/20328762 http://www.blip.tv/file/3754473
Parts of our first vigil in the new temple. The little ones entering the temple at the beginning is my favorite part. The acoustics sound better than the video sounds.
Nativity Kontakion – “Today the Virgin”. It is sung in a small room, in which the choir sometimes practices. It does not sound as good in the video as it does in person. Our little church is blessed with a very good choir, and what’s more – a peaceful one. Actually, we are all very peaceful, glory be to God. I believe we need to grow a little, but as we do, I pray that we do not change our personality. I have been around, and we have no “drama”, except when we have our Yolka (more videos to follow).
“Shine, shine, O new Jerusalem, for the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee; dance now and be glad, O Sion, do thou exult, O pure Theotokos, in the arising of Him Whom thou didst bear.” Sung by the Read More …