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After-feast of St. Demetrios, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers (Oct. 27)

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung for the After-feast of the Great-Martyr Demetrios, October 27th, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "Christ, the noetic Myrrh . . . ."

After-feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross-September 19th, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung for the After-Feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, September 19th, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "Come let us worship reverently . . . ."

After-feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross-September 17th, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung for the After-feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Holy Cross, September 17th, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "Seeing the Cross's Wood exalted . . . ."

Eustathios and his family, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These stichera are sung for the Great-Martyr Eustathios and his family, September 20th, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "Rejoice, thou who wast called from on high . . . ."

After-feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross-September 19th, Stichera at the Aposticha at the Praises

These stichera are sung for the After-Feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Holy Cross, September 19th, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "Sin's deadly undergrowth is pruned away . . . ."

After-feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross-September 17th, Stichera at the Aposticha at the Praises

These stichera are sung for the After-Feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, September 17th, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "With the most precious Cross . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday Vespers-Tone 1, Stichera at the Aposticha

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These Aposticha stichera are from the Octoechos, for Tone 1 on Wednesday Vespers, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Let us acclaim with one voice . . . ."  The Original Melody "O all-lauded martyrs of the Lord . . . ."

After-Feast of Transfiguration, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers (Aug 11)

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung at the Aposticha for the After-feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, August 11th, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "Christ, wishing to transform the nature come from Adam . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday & Friday Orthros (Matins)-Tone 4, 2nd Sticheron at the Aposticha at the Praises

This is the 2nd sticheron sung at the Aposticha of the Praises on Wednesday & Friday Matins, from the Octoechos, Tone 4, the Original Melody, "Unto them that fear Thee Thou, O Lord, hast given Thy precious Cross . . . ."

Octoechos-Friday Vespers-Tone 3, 1st Sticheron at the Aposticha

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

This is the 1st verse of the Aposticha at Vespers from the Octoechos for Friday evening, Tone 3, Prosomoion "The power of Thy cross."  "The power of Thy Martyrs, O my Christ, is very great . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday Vespers-Tone 3, 1st Two Stichera at the Aposticha

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are the first two stichera sung at the Aposticha from the Octoechos in Tone 3, Prosomoion "The power of the cross."  "Your sound hath gone forth into all the earth . . . ."

Placing (Deposition) of the Theotokos' Robe, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

This Aposticha is sung for the Placing of the Theotokos' Robe at Blachernae, July 2nd, Prosomoion "O all-lauded Martyrs."  "O Mother of God, as thou alone . . . ."

Cosmas & Damian-Martyrs in Rome, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung for the Unmercenaries Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs in Rome, July 1st, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Let us assemble upon the Unmercenaries' feast . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday Vespers-Tone 8, Stichera at the Aposticha

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are the first two stichera sung at the Aposticha from the Octoechos in Tone 8, Prosomoion "O Lord, though Thou didst stand."  "O Lord, because Thy wise and holy Apostles . . . ."

Pentecostarion-Wednesday after Pentecost, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung for the Aposticha on the Wednesday after Pentecost, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Co-eternal and one in pow'r . . . ."

Pentecostarion-Thursday of the 5th Week, 2nd Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

This is the 2nd stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers which is sung on Thursday evening of the 5th week of Pascha, The Original Melody, "Lord, when Thou didst ascend upon the Cross . . . ."

Pentecostarion-Saturday of the 3rd Week, Stichera at the Aposticha of the Praises

These stichera are sung on Saturday morning of the 3rd week of Pascha, The Original Melody "When he took thee."

Pentecostarion-Friday of the 3rd Week, Stichera at the Aposticha of the Praises

These stichera are sung at Matins on Friday morning of the 3rd Week of Pascha, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "When they heard the Angel's holy words . . . ."

Holy Saturday Great Vespers, Stichera at the Aposticha

These are the stichera at the Aposticha at Great Vespers on Great & Holy Saturday (Holy Friday afternoon), The Original Melody "When he took thee."  "When he took Thee dead from off the Tree . . . ."

Lenten Triodion, Stichera at the Aposticha of the Praises for the Departed (Tone 2)

These stichera are for the Aposticha at the Praises for the Departed, taken from the Martyrica in the appendix of the Lenten Triodion, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "Thou, by Thine own life-engend'ring death . . . ."

Ephraim and Isaac the Syrians, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung for our Righteous Fathers Ephraim and Isaac the Syrians, January 28th, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "Rejoice, Ephraim, thou fountain of song . . . Rejoice, Isaac, thou eagle of prayer . . . ."

Charalampos the Wonderworker, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

This is the Aposticha sung for the Hieromartyr Charalampos the Wonderworker, February 10th, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "O all-lauded martyr of Christ God . . . ."  (When this day falls on Meat Fare Saturday, it is moved to February 9th.)

Synaxis of the Theotokos, Both Now (Doxa) at the Aposticha at Vespers (Dec 26)

This is the Both now (second Doxastikon) sung for the Synaxis of the Theotokos, December 26th.  "The shepherds hastened to Bethlehem . . . ."

Joachim & Anna, Stichera at the Aposticha of the Praises

These are sung for the Holy & Righteous Ancestors of God, Joachim and Anna, September 9th, Prosomoion "O House of Ephratha."  "Thanks to the Savior's Name . . . ."

Joachim & Anna, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Joachim & Anna (Sept 9)

These are sung for the Holy & Righteous Ancestors of God, Joachim and Anna, September 9th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Joachim joineth with Anna in keeping festival . . . ."

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