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Paraklesis

Supplicatory Service to the Mother of God

Paraklesis-Little (Small), Byzantine Notation

This is the text and music for the Paraklesis Service in Byzantine notation sung in August during the Dormition Fast.  (The Western notation is in a separate file.)

Paraklesis-Little (Small), Western Notation

This is the text and music for the Paraklesis Service sung in August during the Dormition Fast.  (The Byzantine notation is in a separate file.)

Theotokion, Unto thee do I commit

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at the end of Paraklesis when it is prayed outside of the Dormition Fast.  "Unto thee do I commit mine every hope . . . ."

Theotokion, Lady do thou receive

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at the end of Paraklesis when it is prayed outside of the Dormition Fast.  "Lady, do thou receive the supplications . . . ."

Theotokion, All Those Who With Faith

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is from the Horologion, and is sung at the Small Paraklesis when out of the Dormition Fast, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "All those who with faith flee unto thee . . . ."

Theotokion, Joy of all that sorrow art thou

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is from the Horologion, and is sung on Monday & Wedneday nights in Great Compline, and in Small Paraklesis outside of the Dormition Fast, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "Joy of all that sorrow art thou . . . ."  Updated 3/22/2021.

Paraklesis-Great, With Music

This is the Great Paraklesis service with text and music combined.  Updated 7/31/19, with isson, corrected responses, typos, and corrected "O ye apostles from afar."  Updated 8/11/2020, with various changes in the text, and Apolytikion.

Paraklesis-Little (Small), With Music

This is the Small (Little) Paraklesis service with text and music combined.  Update 8/11/2020, with updated isson, lots of other stuff, and corrected "O ye apostles from afar."  Plus, recent changes in the text and hyperlinks, Apolytikionand more text.

Paraklesis-Special Megalynaria

These are the special Megalynaria for the Patron Saint or Patronal Feast of your church, sung during "Higher than the heavens . . . ," following the 5th verse of "Speechless be the lips . . . ." Updated 7/21/2020.

Paraklesis-Great

The musical score for the service of Great Paraklesis, including Holy Transfiguration Monastery's metered translation of the Canon written out with Western notation.  Updated 8/10/2020, with a certain text, Apolytikion, and new file name, from b to c.

Paraklesis-Small, Katabasia (Ode 9) of the Canon

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Katavasiae

This is the Katabasia only (Ode 9) of the Small Paraklesis, as sung on the Saturday of the Raising of Lazarus the Righteous.  "Most rightly we confess thee . . . ."

Paraklesis-Small, Katabasiae (Odes 1-8) of the Canon

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Katavasiae

These are the Katabasiae only (Odes 1-8) of the Small Paraklesis, as sung on the Saturday of the Raising of Lazarus the Righteous.  "Traversing the water as on dry land . . . ."

Paraklesis-Little (Small)

The musical score for the service of Small Paraklesis, including Holy Transfiguration Monastery's metered translation of the Canon written out with Western notation.  Updated typos & accidentals, isson, text, and Apolytikion, 8/11/2020. (New link as well, 7d.)

Unto the Mother of God

This troparion is sung in the beginning of the Paraklesis service; also known as "To God's Birthgiver let us run now most earnestly..."

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