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Father John El Massih

O Lord, I have cried (Brief - Tone 3)

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O Lord, I have cried (Brief versions)

This is the brief version of "O Lord, I have cried unto thee" in Tone 3, which may be sung at Daily Vespers.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 7/4/2023.

O Lord, I have cried (Brief - Tone 2)

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O Lord, I have cried (Brief versions)

This is the brief version of "O Lord, I have cried unto thee" in Tone 2, which may be sung at Daily Vespers.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 7/4/2023.

O Lord, I have cried (Brief - Tone 1)

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O Lord, I have cried (Brief versions)

This is the brief version of "O Lord, I have cried unto thee" which may be sung at Daily Vespers.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 7/4/2023.

Samaritan Woman, Doxastikon at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Samaritan Woman Sunday

This is the Glory (Doxastikon) at the Aposticha at Vespers for the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman.  It is also sung during the following week of the Samaritan Woman.  "When by Thine ineffable dispensation . . . ."  The Byzantine version will be added when it is available.  Updated 5/19/2020.

Mid-Pentecost, Glory/Both now (Doxastikon) at the Praises

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Mid-Pentecost, Feast of (Wednesday)

This is the Glory/Both now (Doxastikon) sung for Mid-Pentecost.  "Having been enlightened by the Resurrection of Christ . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 5/12/2020.

Myrrh-bearing Women Sunday, Glory (Doxastikon) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Myrrh-bearing Women Sunday

This is the Glory (Doxastikon) at "O Lord, I have cried" sung on the Sunday of the Myrrh-bearing Women, the 3rd Sunday of Pascha.  "The ointment-bearing women, O Savior . . . ."  (Click on "Listen" to hear Dn. John chant it.)  The Byzantine notation here is written; the typed version will be added later.  Updated 5/16/2021.

Thomas Sunday (New Sunday), Glory/Both now at the Praises

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Thomas Sunday (First Sunday after Pascha)

This is the Glory & Both now (Doxastikon) sung at the Praises on Thomas Sunday (New Sunday), the First Sunday after Pascha.  "Eight days after Thy Resurrection, O Jesus . . . ."  Updated 5/4/2021.

Polyeleos, Psalm 134 (Brief version)

This is the Polyeleos, Psalm 134, sung on major feasts during Matins.  "O ye servants of the Lord. Alleluia.  Praise ye the Name of the Lord. O ye servants, praise the Lord . . . ."  The music is now in Western & Byzantine notation.  Will be further updated!

Lent-5th Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

This is the Glory (Doxastikon) at the Praises of Orthros (Matins) for the 5th Sunday in Lent.  "The kingdom of God is not meat and drink . . . "  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 4/4/2021.

O Lord of Hosts (English & Arabic)

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This is sung during the Great Compline service, and is given here in English and with Arabic phonetics.  "O Lord of Hosts, be with us . . . ."  Updated 2/28/2023.

O Lord, I have cried (Brief versions-Tones 1-8)

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O Lord, I have cried (Brief versions)

These are the quick, brief versions of "O Lord, I have cried," in all 8 tones, sung at Daily Vespers.  (The Byzantine versions will be added when they are finished.) Updated 5/20/2020.  (For recordings of each tone, go to each tone itself listed in this Group.)

God Is With Us

This is sung during the Great Compline service.  "God is with us.  Understand all ye nations, and submit yourselves, for God is with us."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 3/3/2020.  (Removed HTM footer 1/27/2021.)

Nativity of the Theotokos, Doxastikon (Glory/Both now) at the Praises

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Nativity of the Theotokos (Sept 8)

This is the Doxastikon, the Glory & Both now of the Praises for the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "This is the day of the Lord; wherefore, rejoice, O ye nations . . . ."  Updated 9/8/2021.

Phocas-Bishop of Sinope, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is for the Hieromartyr Phocas, Bishop of Synope, sung on July 23rd (for the recovery of his relics) and on September 22nd (his feast day and martyrdom).  "By choosing the Apostles' way of life . . . ."  Updated 8/20/2022, with corrected text.

Peter & Paul, Kontakion

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Peter & Paul, Chiefs of the Apostles (June 29)

The Kontakion of the Chiefs of the Apostles, Peter & Paul, June 29th.  "Thou hast taken to Thyself, O Lord . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 5/31/2023.

Barnabas & Bartholomew, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion of the Apostles Barnabas and Bartholomew.  "O holy Apostles Barnabas and Bartholomew . . . ."

Paisios the Athonite, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion of the Venerable Paisios the Athonite, July 12th, Prosomoion "A citizen of the desert."  "The offspring of Farasa, the adornment of Athos . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Constantine & Helen, Apolytikion (choral)

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Constantine & Helen (May 21st)

This is the choral version of the Apolytikion of Constantine & Helen, May 21st.  "Having seen the image of Thy Cross in Heaven . . . ."

Holy Saturday Vesperal Liturgy, Song of Moses

This refrain is sung at the Vesperal Liturgy on Holy Saturday morning after the 6th Old Testament Reading.  "Let us sing unto the Lord, for He is greatly glorified."

Palm Sunday, Kontakion (chant)

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

The Kontakion for Palm Sunday.  "Being born upon a throne in Heaven . . . ."

Forefeast of the Annunciation, Apolytikion (March 24)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

This is the Apolytikion sung on March 24th for the Forefeast of the Annunciation.  "Today the preludes of universal joy . . . ."

Monastics, Apolytikion (Cheese Fare Saturday)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Venerable and God-bearing Monastics (Ascetics) on Cheese Fare Saturday.  "O God of our fathers, who at all times . . . ."

Forty Holy Martyrs, Apolytikion

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Forty Holy Martyrs of Sebastia (March 9)

This is sung for the Forty Holy Martyrs of Sebastia, March 9th.  "Be Thou entreated for the sake of the sufferings of Thy Saints . . . ."

Veneration of the Chains of the Apostle Peter, Kontakion

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Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Apostle Peter (Jan 16)

This Kontakion is sung for the Veneration of the chains of the Apostle Peter, January 16th.  "Let us all extol great Peter . . . ."

Barbara the Great Martyr, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion (Dismissal Hymn) is for the Great Martry Barbara, December 4th.  "Let us honor Saint Barbara . . . ."  Updated 12/3/2022.

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