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Exaposteilaria/Theotokia

In One Moment (choral)

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Exaposteilaria

This is the Exaposteilarion sung on Holy Thursday night (for Holy Friday Matins).  "In one moment thou didst graciously grant Paradise to the wise thief . . . ."  It is sung here by the St. George Cathedral Choir, Wichita, Kansas.  Updated with audio on 4/4/2021.

Lazarus Saturday, Exaposteilaria

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Exaposteilaria

These Exaposteilaria are sung on the Saturday of the Raising of Lazarus the Righteous, Prosomion "From the heights our Savior, Christ."  "At thy word, O Word of God . . . ." and "Christ already spoileth thee, O death . . . ."  Updated 3/24/17.

Annunciation, Exaposteilarion/Theotokion

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Annunciation to the Theotokos (March 25)

This Exaposteilarion and Theotokion are sung at the Feast of the Annunciation to the Most-Holy Theotokos, March 25th, Tone/Mode 2, Prosomion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "The Chief of all the Angel hosts . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple-After-Feast, Exaposteilarion (Feb 5)

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Exaposteilaria

After-feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, February 5th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Fulfilling Thine ineffable economy for us, O Lord . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Exaposteilarion

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

Exaposteilarion for the Presentation (Meeting) of the Lord in the Temple, February 2nd, The Original Melody: "While standing in the Temple's courts."

Recovery of the Sacred Relics of St. Ignatius the God-bearer, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Ignatius of Antioch (Dec 20)

Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for The Recovery of the Sacred Relics of the Holy Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer (January 29), Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "From every grief and sore distress . . . ."

Timothy the Apostle and Anastasios the Persian, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for Saint Timothy the Apostle and Saint Anastasios the Persian (January 22), Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "A brightly beaming pair of Saints . . . ."

John the Hut Dweller and Paul of Thebes the Venerable, Exaposteilaria

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilaria for Saint John the Hut Dweller and Saint Paul of Thebes the Venerable (January 15), Tone 2/Second Mode, Prosomoia of "Hearken, ye women".

Circumcision of Christ/St. Basil the Great, Exaposteilaria

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

These Exaposteilaria are sung on January 1st, Prosomion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "O Father, thou didst circumcise thy soul's uncircumcision . . . Now He that hath fulfilled the Law . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Exaposteilarion

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

Exaposteilarion for Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th, Prosomoion "From the heights our Savior, Christ."  "In the Jordan River's streams . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Exaposteilarion

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

Exaposteilarion for the Nativity of Christ (December 25), Original melody/automelon of "From the heights our Savior, Christ".  Updated 12/11/16.

Paramon (Eve) of the Nativity of Christ, Exaposteilaria

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Forefeast and Paramon (Eve) of the Nativity of Christ (Dec 20-24)

Exaposteilaria & Theotokion for the Paramon (Eve) of the Nativity and St. Eugenia, December 24th, Prosomoion, "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Dwelling in light beyond approach . . . ."

Sunday before the Nativity of Christ, Exaposteilaria

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Sunday before the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec. 18-24)

Exaposteilaria for the Sunday before the Nativity of Christ, December 18th - 24th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "By faith, the Fathers ere the Law . . ."  Updated 12/9/17.

Sunday of the Forefathers of Christ, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Sunday of the Holy Forefathers of Christ (Dec. 11-17)

These are sung on the Sunday of the Forefathers of Christ, December 11th - 17th (Second Sunday before Christmas), Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "O ye who love the Fathers' choirs . . . ."  Updated 11/18/2022.

Barbara and John of Damascus, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilaria for St. Barbara and St. John of Damascus, 4 December, Tone 3/Third Mode. Prosomoia of "While standing in the temple's courts".  Updated 11/20/18.

James the Persian, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilarion, St. James the Persian, November 27, prosomoion to "Hearken ye women", Tone 2/Second Mode.  Updated 10/29/2022.

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Exaposteilarion

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

This is sung on November 21st for the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women." "Let us acclaim with faith and joy . . . ."

Forefeast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exposteilarion for the Forefeast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into to the Temple, November 20th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "The temple of God's Wisdom . . . ."

John Chrysostom, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion (Nov 13)

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John Chrysostom (Feast: Nov 13; Recovery of Relics: Jan 27)

Exaposteilaria/Theotokion for St. John Chrysostom, November 13, prosomoia to "While standing in the temple's courts", Tone 3/Third Mode, and "Hearken, ye women", Tone 2/Second Mode.

Paul the Confessor, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for St. Paul the Confessor, November 6th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "In imitating mighty Paul . . . ."

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for Eothinon 11, Tone 2

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the 11th Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for Eothinon 10, Tone 2

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the 10th Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for Eothinon 09, Tone 2

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the 9th Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.  Updated 7/16/18 with missing text.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for Eothinon 08, Tone 2

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the 8th Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for Eothinon 07, Tone 2

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the 7th Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

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