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Xenia of St. Petersburg, Glory at "O Lord, I have cried"

This is the Glory sung at "O Lord, I have cried" for Our Righteous Mother, Blessed Xenia, the Fool for Christ's Sake and Wonderworker of St. Petersburg, January 24th.  "Behold, now Xenia the Blessed . . . ."  Updated 1/24/2021.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Both now at Litia / GBN at Aposticha on Sunday After

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

This is the Both now sung at the Litia for the Feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  It is also sung as the Glory/Both now at the Aposticha at Vespers on the Sunday after the Feast.  "The Ancient of Days . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine (hand-written) notation.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Glory at Litia & at OLIHC on Sunday After

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

This is the Glory sung at the Litia for the Feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  It is also sung as the Glory at "O Lord, I have cried" on the Sunday after the Feast.  "Search the Scriptures . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine (hand-written) notation.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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

These stichera are sung at "O Lord, I have cried" for the Feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "Tell us, O Simeon . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine (hand-written) notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, 9th Ode (Full 9th Ode of Canon 2)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Full 9th Ode of Canon 2 sung for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 7th - 13th.  "Today the Master boweth His neck . . . Past understanding are the wonders of thy childbirth . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, 9th Ode (Full 9th Ode of Canon 1)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Full 9th Ode of Canon 1 sung for the Feast of 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.

Cyrus & John (Jan 31), Apolytikion

This is the Apolytikion sung for the Holy and Wonderworking Unmercenaries Cyrus and John, January 31st.  "Since Thou hast given us the miracles . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Troparion of the Prophecy (2nd set)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Second set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th, using the translation from The Festal Menaion (Ware/Mother Mary).  "In the abundance of thy mercy . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Troparion of the Prophecy (1st set)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the First set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th, using the translation from The Festal Menaion (Ware/Mother Mary).  "Thou who hast created the world . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Troparion of the Prophecy (2nd set)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Second set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th.  "In the abundance of Thy mercy . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Troparion of the Prophecy (1st set)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the First set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th.  "Thou Who madest the world hast appeared in the world . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

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

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Full 9th Ode of Canon 1 & Canon 2 for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Magnifications & Troparia, sung on 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 . .

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). 

Sunday after the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Glory at the Praises

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Sunday after the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec. 26-31)

This is the Glory at the Praises sung at Matins for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 26-31, using the translation from The Festal Menaion (Ware/Mother Mary).  "Blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/29/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Communion Hymn

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Communion Hymn sung at the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "The Lord hath sent redemption to His People.  Alleluia."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Glory/Both now at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Glory/Both now sung at Vespers at OLIHC for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th, using the translation from The Festal Menaion (Ware/Mother Mary).  "When Augustus reigned alone upon earth . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Troparion of the Prophecy (2nd set)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Second set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th, using the translation from The Festal Menaion (Ware/Mother Mary).  "Thou hast shown forth from a Virgin . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Troparion of the Prophecy (1st set)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the First set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th, using the translation from The Festal Menaion (Ware/Mother Mary).  "Thou wast born secretly in the cave . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Glory/Both now at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Glory and the Both now sung at "O Lord, I have cried" for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "When Augustus reigned alone upon the earth . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These stichera are sung on the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "Come let us rejoice in the Lord . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

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