The Heritage of the Coptic Orthodox Church

The Rite and Hymns of the Kiahk Sunday Vespers Praise
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The Heritage of the Coptic Orthodox Church choir presents:

The Rite and Hymns of the Kiahk Sunday Vespers Praise

This production contains the most accurate versions of every hymn of the Kiahk Vepers Praise chanted for Sunday according to the Coptic tradition.

  • It consists of all the melismatic and recitative tunes for the rite, all of which are based on the oral and recorded tradition of Cantor Mikhail Ghabrial Girgis El-Batanouny.
  • This production consists of 2 sets of 7 audio CD discs, with 6CDs of recordings by the choir and 1 CD of sources for some of the noteworthy hymns.
  • Contains a theological and historical introduction to the rite of the Kiahk Vespers Praise in both Arabic and English languages.
  • The participation of six cantors in this production, including for the VERY FIRST TIME the participation of Cantor Ibrahim Ayad, and many other talented deacons.
  • The CDs were recorded and mastered digitally in professional studios.

View a video on this production and hear audio samples: