SAT7 Concert 2008

1. Ontoc
Hymn for the Apostles chanted after the reading of the Pauline Epistle: “Truly your names are glorified on earth: O Apostles, chosen by the Lord……”

2.Ten Goosht Evol
It's the only verse chanted at the end of the orthodox creed composed mainly by the 318 fathers of Nicaes and the 150 of Konstantin where the church announces that it awaits for the resurrection of the dead and the life of the ages to come. Amen.

3.Ee aghapi
The love of God the Father, the grace of the Only-Begotten Son, our Lord and the communion and gift of the Holy Spirit, be with our most righteous father Papa Abba Shenouda…” The greatness of the melody expresses the meaning where it is chanted in the presence of the Pope after reading a chapter from the Epistle of St. Paul.

A compound long hymn chanted for the glorification of the martyrs and saints in their feasts, and ends with the paralex (a tune repeated alternatively). Its words: "Your name is great: in the land of Egypt: O the blessed: the saint honored among all the saints,....: For truly indeed :your honored memory moved my heart: O Saint, Abba (...)."

5.Pi Oik
Annual hymn chanted during the communion from the holy mysteries consisting of 9 verses owing the same repeated melody starting with the words: "The bread of life that came down to us from heaven gave life to the world.

6.O nof emo Maria
"Rejoice, O Mary: the maidservant and mother..., ". Beside being chanted as an annual adam aspasmos after the prayer of reconciliation, it is also chanted in St. Mary feasts as well.

7.Ek esmaraoot
"Blessed are You in truth, with Your good Father and the Holy Spirit, for You have come and saved us."Chanted during the communion and in the presence of the Pope or the Bishop.

8.Oaoonia too
The annual gospel response said as a blessing to the saint of the day, to the intercessor of the church and to Virgin Mary and ends with the blessing of the Holy Trinity. Usually chanted after the sermon.

9.Psalm 57 for David
“My heart is steadfast, O God,… I will sing and make music. Awake, my soul! Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn. ….”