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Open To Me The Doors of Repentance

These three hymns are sung during the Season of the Triodion, in Orthros as the Post-Gospel hymns after Psalm 50, from the Sunday of the Pharisee and Publican to the 5th Sunday of Lent.  They are in Western & Byzantine notation.  Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode & Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  Updated 2/3/18.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katavasiae, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katavasiae (Canon)

Magnifications at the Katavasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katavasiae, Tone 7/Grave Mode

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katavasiae (Canon)

Magnifications at the Katavasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 7/Grave Mode.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katavasiae, Tone 6/Plagal II Mode

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katavasiae (Canon)

Magnifications at the Katavasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katavasiae, Tone 5/Plagal I Mode

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katavasiae (Canon)

Magnifications at the Katavasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 5/Plagal First Mode.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katavasiae, Tone 4/Fourth Mode

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katavasiae (Canon)

Magnifications at the Katavasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 4/Fourth Mode.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katavasiae, Tone 3/Third Mode

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katavasiae (Canon)

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 3/Third Mode.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 1/12/17.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katavasiae, Tone 2/Second Mode

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katavasiae (Canon)

Magnifications at the Katavasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 2/Second Mode.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katavasiae, Tone 1/First Mode

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katavasiae (Canon)

Magnifications at the Katavasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 1/First Mode.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katavasiae, All Modes

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katavasiae (Canon)

Magnifications at the Katavasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", all tones/modes.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

John of Damascus, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the chant version of the Apolytikion for St. John of Damascus, December 4th, using the Prosomoion "Thy confession," (in accordance with the Balamand).  "O ye faithful come, let us on this day . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Give Me This Stranger

This hymn is sung on Great and Holy Friday night (Orthros of Holy Saturday), after the procession with the bier, as people are coming back into church, or at the end of the service. It is in both Western and Byzantine notation.  Updated 3/11/19.

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When he saw that the sun had hidden its rays; Matins for Holy Saturday; Holy Friday Lamentations Service; Lamentations Processional

Dormition of the Theotokos, Stichera at the Praises

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

These Praises are sung on the Feast of the Dormition, and following week, Prosomoion "As one valiant"  "On thine honored dormition now . . . ."  Updated 7/31/19 with corrected Byzantine notation.

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Apolytikion (chant)

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This Apolytikion (Troparion) is sung on the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross (September 14th), the 3rd Sunday of Lent, and on the Feast of the Procession of the Holy Cross (August 1st), Tone/Mode 1.  It is written in Western and Byzantine notation.  "O Lord, save thy people . . . ."  Updated 3/1/17.

God is the Lord-Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 7/Grave Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 5/Plagal First Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 4/Fourth Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 3/Third Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 2/Second Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 1/First Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord

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God is the Lord

These are all 8 modes (tones) for God is the Lord in BYZANTINE notation, sung during Orthros (Matins), with the updated text and music.  This is a 4M file, and may take a minute to download.

Leave-taking of Elevation of the Cross, Hymn to the Theotokos

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Hymns to the Theotokos

This hymn is to be sung on the Leave-taking of the Exaltation of the Cross, September 21st.  It is taken from the 2nd Heirmos of the 9th Ode of the Feast.  This version is in the Byzantine notation.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Verily, death befell the human race . . . ."

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Magnify O my soul the Exaltation of the Life-giving Cross of the Lord; The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom; Megalynarion for the Exaltation of the Cross

Beheading of John the Baptist, Apolytikion

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Beheading of John the Baptist (August 29th)

The Apolytkion of St. John the Baptist, Feast Day for his Beheading is August 29th.  "The memory of the righteous is celebrated with songs of praise . . . ."  This music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/30/17.

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