The Heritage of the Coptic Orthodox Church

Hymns in English

  • All You Heavenly Multitudes

    A recording of the melody, All You Heavenly Multitudes, which is chanted in the beginning of the Resurrection Play on the Feast of the Resurrection. Translated by Fr. Athanasius Iskander, and recorded by Alex A. Malek, David Abdel-Malek, David Dawood, Jacob Mansi, and Peter Fanous.

  • O Mary - Kiahk Praise Hymn

    An English translation of an Arabic madeeha (Ya Mim, Reh, Yeh, Mim) chanted during the Kiahk Praise before the ninth part of the Sunday Theotokia, by Bishoy K. R. Dawood and Ragy Sharkawy. The audio recording was done by Alexander A-Malek, Bishoy K. R. Dawood, David Abdel-Malek, Peter Sedrak and Ragy Sharkawy.

  • Rejoice, O Mary

    An English translation of the Annual Adam Espasmos (Ⲟⲩⲛⲟϥ ⲙ̀ⲙⲟ Ⲙⲁⲣⲓⲁ̀) chanted in the Divine Liturgy. The audio recording was done by Alexander A-Malek, Arsanious Barsoum, David Abdel-Malek, and Peter Sedrak.

  • This is the Virgin

    The Coptic hymn, Ⲁⲧⲁⲓ ⲡⲁⲣⲑⲉⲛⲟⲥ, translated and recorded in English. Recorded by Alexander A-Malek, Andrew Basanti, Bishoy K. R. Dawood, David Abdel-Malek, Mena Rizkalla, Peter Sedrak and Ragy Sharkawy.