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Exaposteilaria/Theotokia

Holy Wednesday Matins, 04 Exaposteilarion

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Holy Wednesday Matins (Holy Tuesday night)

This is the Exaposteilarion sung on Holy Tuesday night for Holy Wednesday Matins.  "Thy bridal chamber, O my Savior . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation. 

Gregory of Nyssa, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion is sung for Our Father Among the Saints Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa, January 10th, Prosomoion "From the heights our Savior, Christ."  "Let us all chant songs and hymns . . . ."

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple-After-Feast, Exaposteilarion (Nov 22)

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Exaposteilaria

This is the Exaposteilarion sung on November 22nd for the After-Feast of the Exaposteilarion of the Theotokos into the Temple, Prosomoion "While standing in the Temple's courts."  "The heifer free of every stain . . . ."

Guria, Shamuna & Habib, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung at Orthros for the Martyrs Guria, Shamuna & Habib the Deacon of Edessa, November 15th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "As ye in former times preserved the woman . . . ."

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November, Prosomoion "I see thy bridal chamber."  "Today is truly illumined . . . Thou art the sweetness of angels . . . ."

Marcian & Martyrios, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Martyrs Marcian & Martyrios the Notaries, October 25th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Marcian and wise Martyrios, contending well in contest . . . ."

Eustathios, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion of the Cross

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Exaposteilaria

This is the Exaposteilarion for the Great-martyr Eustathios and his family, and the Theotokion of the Cross, September 20th, Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "Forsaking this world's vain delights . . . In thee we take heart manfully . . . ."

Michael the Archangel-Miracle in Colossae, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

On September 6th we chant this Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Miracle of the Archangel Michael in Colossae.  "All ye, the race of mankind, come . . . ."

Beheading of John the Baptist-Leave-taking (Aug 30th), Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Leave-taking of the Beheading of John the Baptist, August 30th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "The senseless and iniquitous King Herod . . . ."

After-Feast of Transfiguration, Exaposteilarion (Aug 9)

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung on August 9th for the After-Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Before Thy Cross, O Sovereign Lord, taking Thy chief disciples . . . ."

Stephen the Proto-Martyr & Archdeacon-Translation of Relics, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Translation of the Relics for Stephen the Proto-Martyr & Archdeacon, August 2nd, Prosomoion "While Thy disciples looked on Thee."  "The most elect and foremost of all the Deacons . . . The ranks on high stand trembling . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Exaposteilarion (choral)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the choral arrangement of the Exaposteilarion sung for the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 25th.  "Down from heaven's holy height . . . ."

Synaxis-Icon of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos called “It is Truly Meet”, Exaposteilarion

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Synaxis of the Icon of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary Called “It is Truly Meet” (June 11th)

This Exaposteilarion is sung for The Synaxis of the Icon of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary Called “It is Truly Meet”, June 11th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Gather together, skip for joy, in gladness keep the festival . . . ."

Isidore of Pelusium, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion for our Righteous Father Isidore of Pelusium, February 4th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Quenching the passions' raging flame . . . ."

Makarios the Great of Egypt, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Venerable Makarios the Great of Egypt, the Anchorite, January 19th, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Withdrawing to the deserts . . . In thy most might shelter . . . ."

Spyridon-Bishop of Trimythous, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Spyridon-Bishop of Trimythous (Dec 12th)

These are the two Exaposteilaria & Theotokion for St. Spyridon, Bishop of Trimythous, the Wonderworker, Prosomoion "Thou Who as God adornest."  "Like Moses and like David . . . ."  And Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "With miracle and many signs . . . O Maiden all immaculate . . . ."

Eleutherios-Bishop of Illyria, Stichera at the Praises

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Eleutherios, Bishop of Illyria (Dec 15th)

These are sung for the Hieromartyr Eleutherios, Bishop of Illyria, December 15th, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "From Christ our God didst thou receive . . . ."  Updated header, 8/11/2020.

Eleutherios-Bishop of Illyria, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Eleutherios, Bishop of Illyria (Dec 15th)

These are sung for the Hieromartyr Eleutherios, Bishop of Illyria, December 15th, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Thou as a shepherd broughtest droves of believers . . . O thou all-holy Maiden . . . ."

Gregory the Wonderworker, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Gregory the Wonderworker, Bishop of Neo-Caesarea (Nov 17th)

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion sung for St. Gregory the Wonderworker, Bishop of Neo-Caesarea, November 17th, Prosomoion "While thy disciples looked on thee."  "With godly songs let us acclaim . . . The most deceiful enemy, full of cunning . . . ."

Dedication of St. George Church in Lydda of Palestine, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Dedication of St. George Church in Lydda of Palestine, November 3rd, Prosomoion "While standing the Temple's courts."  "O blessed Trophy-bearer George . . . Salvation in me there is none . . . ."

Akepsimas, Joseph & Aeithalas of Persia, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung for the Martyrs Akepsimas, Joseph & Aeithalas of Persia, November 3rd, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Akepsimas the glorious and the courageous Joseph . . . ."

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

The Exaposteilarion and Theotokion for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November, Prosomoion "I behold thy bridal chamber,"  "Today is illumined by the great brilliance . . . ," and Prosomoion "O ye Apostles,"  "Thou art the sweetness of angels . . . ."

John of Kronstadt, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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John of Kronstadt (Oct 19th)

These are sung for Our Righteous and God-bearing Father John, Archpriest of Kronstadt and Wonderworker, October 19th, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Thou didst heal every sickness, didst see the secrets hid in hearts . . . ."

Jacob of Hamatoura, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

These are sung for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Like a palm tree thou didst flourish . . . O thou Virgin immaculate . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/7/2020.

Artemius at Antioch, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Great-martyr Artemius at Antioch, October 20th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Standing, O wise Artemios, before the Triune Godhead . . . O all-pure Lady blest of God . . . ."

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