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Katavasiae

This is the last part of an Ode of the Canon. The first part is the Irmos, then each troparia, then the final Katabasia.

Forefeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Katavasia Ode 9 (Aug 14)

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This is the Katabasia for the 9th Ode for the Forefeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, August 14th.  "Let all the earth-born mortals . . . celebrate with honor the holy Dormition . . . ."

Forefeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Katavasiae Odes 1-8 (Aug 14)

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These are the Katabasiae for Odes 1-8 for the Forefeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, August 14th.  "I shall open my mouth . . . to sing of her Dormition . . . ."

Pharisee & Publican / Forgiveness Sunday (Cheese Fare), Katavasia-Ode 9

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This is the Katavasia of the 9th Ode for the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican, as well as the Sunday of Forgiveness (Cheese Fare).  "Verily, the God Whom no man can see . . . ."

Pharisee & Publican / Forgiveness Sunday (Cheese Fare), Katavasiae-Odes 1-8

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These are the Katavasiae of Odes 1-8 that are sung on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican, as well as on the Sunday of Forgiveness (Cheese Fare).  "When Israel walked on foot . . . ."  Updated 3/10/2021.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasiae (Double Canon, Ode 9)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Magnifications & Katavasiae of the 9th Ode for Canon 1 & Canon 2 for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 1st, 6th, & 14th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Every tongue is at a loss . . . Magnify, O my soul . . . Past understanding are the wonders of thy childbirth . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation; Canon 1 is in Tone 2 (hard chromatic scale) and Canon 2 is in Tone 6 (soft chromatic scale), with the verse in hard chromatic.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasiae (Double Canon, Odes 1-8)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Katavasiae of both Canon 1 & Canon 2 for Odes 1-8 for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 1, 6, & 14th.  "The Lord mighty in wars . . . Israel walketh the sea's unsettle surging . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation; Canon 1 is in Tone 2 (hard chromatic scale) and Canon 2 is in Tone 6 (soft chromatic scale).

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasia-2nd Canon, Ode 9

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Magnification & Katavasia of the 9th Ode of the 2nd Canon that is sung for the Nativity of Christ from December 27th to the 30th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Past understanding are the wonders of thy childbirth. . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation; magnification sung in Tone 2 (hard chromatic) and troparion sung in Tone 6 (soft chromatic).

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasiae-2nd Canon, Odes 1-8

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Katavasiae of the 2nd Canon, Odes 1-8, sung for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 7th - 13th.  "Israel walketh the sea's unsettled surgin . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation, sung in Tone 6 (soft chromatic).

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasia-1st Canon, Ode 9

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Magnification & Katavasia of the 9th Ode of the 1st Canon that is sung for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 2nd - 5th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Every tongue is at a loss . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation, sung in Tone 2 (hard chromatic).  Updated 12/30/2020.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasiae-1st Canon, Odes 1-8

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Katavasiae of the 1st Canon, Odes 1-8, sung for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 2nd - 5th.  "The Lord, mighty in wars . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation, sung in Tone 2 (hard chromatic scale). 

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katavasiae (Double Canon, Odes 1-8)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These are the Katavasiae of both Canon 1 & Canon 2 for Odes 1-8 for the Nativity of Christ, sung on December 25th, 26 & 31st.  "Christ is born, give ye glory . . . Working a great wonder . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 11/14/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katavasiae-2nd Canon, Odes 1-8

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These are the Katavasiae of the 2nd Canon, Odes 1-8, sung for the Nativity of Christ during its After-feast from December 26-30.  "Working a great wonder . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/13/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katavasiae-1st Canon, Odes 1-8

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These are the Katavasiae of the 1st Canon, Odes 1-8, sung for the Nativity of Christ from November 21st to December 24th.  "Christ is born, give ye glory . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 11/29/2020.

Transfiguration of our Lord, Katavasia (Ode 9)

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This is the Katavasia of the 9th Ode for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ, August 6th.  "Thy childbirth was shown to be without corruption . . . ."

Transfiguration of our Lord, Katavasiae (Odes 1-8)

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

These are the Katavasiae of Odes 1-8 for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, August 6th.  "The choirs of Israel passed dry-shod . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 7/30/2022.

Pentecost, Katavasiae of Canons 1 & 2 (Odes 1-8)

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

These are the Katavasiae of Odes 1-8 of both Canons of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  "He Who quencheth wars with a lofty arm . . . He once slow of tongue, in divine darkness covered . . . ." in alternating fashion.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 6/8/2020.

Pentecost, Katavasia of Canon 2 (Ode 9)

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

This is the Katavasia of Ode 9 of the 2nd Canon of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  "Rejoice, O holy Queen, boast of virgins and mothers . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Pentecost, Katavasiae of Canon 2 (Odes 1-8)

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

These are the Katavasiae of Odes 1-8 of the 2nd Canon of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  "He once slow of tongue in divine darkness covered . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Pentecost, Katavasia of Canon 1 (Ode 9)

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

This is the Katavasia of Ode 9 of the 1st Canon of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  "O thou who without experience of corruption . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Update 6/3/2020.

Pentecost, Katavasiae of Canon 1 (Odes 1-8)

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

These are the Katavasiae of Odes 1-8 of the 1st Canon of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  "He Who quencheth wars with a lofty arm . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 5/31/2020.

Ascension, Katavasia of the 9th Ode of both Canons

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Ascension of our Lord (40 days after Pascha)

 This is the Katavasia of the 9th Ode of both Canons of the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord.   "Rejoice, O holy Queen, boast of virgins and mothers . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notations.

Ascension, Katavasiae of the 2nd Canon (Odes 1-8)

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Ascension of our Lord (40 days after Pascha)

These are the Katavasiae of Odes 1-8 from the 2nd Canon for the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord, and also for Pentecost Sunday and Holy Spirit Monday.  "He once slow of tongue, in divind darkness covered . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 5/28/2020.

Blind Man Sunday, Katavasia (Ode 9)

This is the Katavasia of the 9th Ode for the Sunday of the Blind Man, the 6th Sunday of Pascha.  "Thou who art God's Mother . . . ."

Blind Man Sunday, Katavasiae (Odes 1-8)

These are the Katavasiae of Odes 1-8 sung on the Sunday of the Blind Man, the 6th Sunday of Pascha.  "To our Savior and God, Who led His people dry shod . . . ."  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.

Palm Sunday Matins, 7-Katavasiae (Odes 1-8 & 9th Ode)

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This is the music for the Katavasiae of Odes 1-8 and the 9th Ode for the Canon sung at Palm Sunday Matins (Orthros).  "The springs of the abyss were seen to be utterly dried up . . . God is the Lord and hath appeared unto us . . . ."  It is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Update 4/12/2020.

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