Skip to Navigation

Divine Liturgy

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Apolytikion

Grouping: 
Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

This is the Apolytikion sung for our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November, Prosomoion "Thy confession."  "Thou art champion of the one true faith . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Jacob of Hamatoura, Apolytikion (Tone 5)

Grouping: 
Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

The Apolytikion in Tone 5 for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th, Prosomoion "Let us worship the Word."  "Father Jacob, the glorious . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation. 

Jacob of Hamatoura, Megalynaria in Liturgy

Grouping: 
Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

These are the 2 Megalynaria sung in the Divine Liturgy after "It is truly meet" for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th, Prosomoion "More honorable than the Cherubim (similar to 'Higher than the heavens')."   "Thou appeared an adamant warrior . . . Come, ye faithful, let us with fervor praise . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/7/2020.

Jacob of Hamatoura, Kontakion

Grouping: 
Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

This Kontakion is sung for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th, Prosomoion "To thee, the Champion Leader."  It is usually read in Orthros as a part of the Canon or sung in Liturgy when it falls on a weekday.  "O righteous Jacob, in the contest thou wast uplifted . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/7/2020.

Probos, Andronikos and Tarachos at Tarsus, Apolytikion

Grouping: 
Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Martyrs Probos, Andronikos and Tarachos at Tarsus, October 12th, Prosomoion "Let us worship the word."  "All the powers of Heaven were awestruck and amazed . . . ."

Cherubic Hymn No. 2

Grouping: 
Cherubic Hymns

This is Christopher Holwey's second Cherubic Hymn, written in D-minor/F.  The audio file uses piano and strings for you to hear its tempo and movement, using the translation from the Liturgikon.  "Let us who mystically represent the Cherubim . . . ."

Commemoration of the Miracle Wrought by Archangel Michael in Colossae (Chonae), Apolytikion

Grouping: 
Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion sung for the Commemoration of the Miracle Wrought by the Archangel Michael in Colossae (Chonae), September 6th, Prosomoion "Thou who wast lifted up."  "Supreme Commander of the Hosts of the Heavens . . . ."

Nativity of the Theotokos, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos)

Grouping: 
Nativity of the Theotokos (Sept 8)

This is the Megalynarion sung at the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos, September 8th.  "Virginity is alien to mothers . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos)

Grouping: 
Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This is the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung in the Divine Liturgy on the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross, September 14th.  "O Theotokos, thou art a mystical paradise . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Transfiguration of our Lord, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos)

Grouping: 
Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This is the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung at the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, August 6th.  "Now the unheard-of is heard . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Anaphora-Barr

Grouping: 
Anaphora

This music starts with the Ektenia (Litany) of the Prothesis and continues to the end of the Anaphora. 

Peter & Paul, Apolytikion (chant)

Grouping: 
Peter & Paul, Chiefs of the Apostles (June 29)

The Apolytikion sung for the Holy, Glorious Apostles Peter & Paul, June 29th.  "O foremost in the ranks of Apostles . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Divine Liturgy - 4-part choral

This is a complete setting of music for the Divine Liturgy in E-flat and B-flat.  Updated 8/26/2020.

Cyricus & Julitta, Apolytikion

Grouping: 
Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Martyrs Cyricus & his Mother Julitta of Tarsus, July 15th, Prosomoion "Thou who wast raised up."  "Blessed Julitta, Christ God's rational ewe-lamb . . . ."

Pentecost, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos)-chant

Grouping: 
Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

This is the chant version of the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung on Pentecost during the Divine Liturgy.  "O thou who without experience of corruption . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Synaxis-Icon of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos called “It is Truly Meet”, Apolytikion

Grouping: 
Synaxis of the Icon of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary Called “It is Truly Meet” (June 11th)

This Apolytikion is sung for The Synaxis of the Icon of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary Called “It is Truly Meet”, June 11th, Prosomoion "Be quick to anticipate."  "Ye hosts of the Fathers of Mount Athos gather today . . . ."

Ascension, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos)

Grouping: 
Ascension of our Lord (40 days after Pascha)

This is the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung at the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Ascension.  "O thou who art God's Mother . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Samaritan Woman, Kontakion

Grouping: 
Samaritan Woman Sunday

This Kontakion is for the Samaritan Woman and sung for weekday Divine Liturgies.  "Having come to the well in faith . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Myrrh-bearing Women Sunday, Kontakion

Grouping: 
Myrrh-bearing Women Sunday

This is the Kontakion sung for the Myrrh-bearing Women, during the weekday Divine Liturgies.  "When Thou did cry, Rejoice, unto the Myrrh-bearers . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Mid-Pentecost, Apolytikion (choral)

Grouping: 
Mid-Pentecost, Feast of (Wednesday)

This is the choral arrangement of the Apolytikion of Mid-Pentecost, sung from the Wednesday of the 4th week of Pascha for one week.  "In the midst of this feast, O Savior . . . ."

Thomas Sunday (New Sunday), Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos-chant)

Grouping: 
Thomas Sunday (First Sunday after Pascha)

This is the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung on Thomas Sunday, the first Sunday after Pascha, which is also the Second Sunday of Pascha.  "O most radiant lamp, the Theotokos . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Palm Sunday, 2nd Apolytikion

Grouping: 
Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This is the Second Apolytikion sung on Palm Sunday.  "As by baptism we were buried with Thee . . . ."

Palm Sunday Liturgy, Kontakion

Grouping: 
Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This is the Kontakion sung on Palm Sunday.  "Being borne upon a throne in Heaven . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation. 

Palm Sunday Liturgy, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos)

Grouping: 
Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This is the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung at the Divine Liturgy on Palm Sunday.  "God is the Lord and hath appeared unto us . . . ."  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.

Myrrh-bearing Women Sunday, Apolytikia

Grouping: 
Myrrh-bearing Women Sunday

These are the 2nd & 3rd Apolytikia sung on the Sunday of the Myrrh-bearing Women, the 2nd Sunday after Pascha.  "The noble Joseph . . . Unto the myrrh-bearing women . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 3/21/2020.

Syndicate content