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Exaposteilaria/Theotokia

Dormition of the Theotokos, Exaposteilaria (Feast & After-feast)

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

These Exapostielaria are sung on the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, and the week that follows, August 15-23.  The original melody:  "O ye apostles from afar . . . The band of Christ's Apostles . . . With thunder doth the Savior send . . . ."  Updated 8/7/2020 with corrected music.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Holy Fathers (July), Exaposteilaria

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung on the Sunday that falls between July 13 and 19 for the Holy Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical Council, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "While celebrating on this day . . . ."

Athanasius of Athos, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Athanasius of Athos (July 5th)

This is sung for St. Athanasius of Athos, July 5th, Prosomoion "While thy disciples looked on thee."  "Arising like a morning star shining far off . . . ."  Updated 6/15/19.

Elisha (Elisseus), Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion and its Theotokion are sung on June 14th for St. Elisha, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Thou who wast once a ploughman . . . ," and Prosomoion "While thy disciples looked on thee."  "In thee do we all boast, O pure Theotokos . . . ."

Sunday of All Saints, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung on the first Sunday after Pentecost, the Sunday of All Saints, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "With hymns let us crown as is meet . . . ."  Updated 6/7/15.

Sunday of the Paralytic, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion is sung on the Sunday of the Paralytic, the 3rd Sunday after Pascha.

Mid-Pentecost, Exaposteilarion

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Mid-Pentecost, Feast of (Wednesday)

This Exaposteilarion is sung on the Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "At mid-Feast Thou, O Friend of man . . . ."

Sunday of the Blind Man, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilarion sung on the Sunday of the Blind Man, the 5th Sunday after Pascha, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Along the way our Savior found a man . . . ."

Sunday of the Holy Fathers-1st Ecumenical Council, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilarion sung on the Sunday after the Feast of Ascension, the Sunday of the Holy Fathers, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "While celebrating on this day the holy Fathers' memory . . . ."

Holy Week Series

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This Series of music includes:  Alleluia (before "Before the Bridegroom"), Behold the Bridegroom (for each night-chant & choral), the Exaposteilarion (I behold Thy bridal chamber-chant & choral), Hymn of Kassiani (Kazan), Today He is suspended (choral), Exaposteilarion for Holy Friday (Thou didst make the thief-chant & choral), the Canon of Holy Saturday.

Pentecost, Exaposteilarion

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

These Exaposteilaria are sung on the Feast of Pentecost, Prosomoion "Thou who, as God, adornest."  "O Thou, O all-holy Spirit . . . The Father is light . . . ."

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