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Byzantine Tone 8

Presentation (Meeting) of Our Lord in the Temple, Stichera at the Aposticha

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

These stichera are sung at Vespers for the Aposticha & Glory/Both now on the Feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "Adorn thy chamber, O Zion . . . Glory . . . Both now . . . He that rideth on the cherubim . . . ."

Prodigal Son, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These are the Stichera at the Praises sung on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son during the Triodion.

Pharisee & Publican, Doxastikon & Theotokion (Glory-Both now) at the Praises

This is the Glory and Both now sung at the Praises of Orthros/Matins on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican, during the Triodion.  "O Lord, thou didst reproach the Pharisee . . . Most blessed art thou . . . ."

Pharisee & Publican, Doxastikon (Glory) at "O Lord I have cried"

This is the hymn sung at the Glory of "Lord I have cried" on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican.  "Almighty Lord, I have known how effective are tears . . . ."

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.

Paul of Thebes the Venerable, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion for Saint Paul of Thebes, January 15, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode: "The barren wilderness..."

John of Damascus, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers (and Praises)

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These stichera are sung as the Aposticha at Vespers and may also be sung as the Stichera at the Praises for St. John of Damascus, December 4, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Most wise, and all-lauded Father John . . . ."  Updated 11/15/18.

Sunday of the Forefathers of Christ, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Sunday of the Holy Forefathers of Christ (Dec. 11-17)

Stichera for the Sunday of the Forefathers (Ancestors) of Christ, December 11th - 17th, the Second Sunday before Christmas, Prosomoion "The Paradise of Eden."  "As we the faithful celebrate today . . . ."  Updated 12/14/19.

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, 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, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" for St. John of Damascus, December 4th, Prosomoion "What shall we now call you." "What shall we now call thee, O Saint of God? . . . ."  Updated 11/15/18.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 8

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.  "Thou didst ascend the cross, O Jesus . . . ."

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at the Aposticha, Tone 8

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Theotokion for the Resurrection at the Aposticha, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.  "O Virgin without groom, blameless one . . . ."

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 8

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Having risen from the tomb", Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for Eothinon 11, Tone 8

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the Eleventh Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for Eothinon 08, Tone 8

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the Eighth Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 8

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Prokeimenon of the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 8

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Prokeimenon for the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Vespers, Kazan - Glory, Slow Final, in Various Tones

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Slow (Sticheraric) Final Glory in the various tones, from the Kazan Vespers book, adapted. Updated 1/14/17.

Vespers, Kazan - Glory, Fast Final, in Assorted Tones

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Fast Final Glory in various Byzantine tones, from Kazan Vespers book.

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia, Tone 8 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.

Resurrectional Apolytikion, Tone 8 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Apolytikion from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion, Tone 8

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion from the Kazan Vespers book, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.  "Thou didst ascend the cross, O Jesus . . . O Virgin without groom, blameless one . . . ."

Vespers, Kazan - Prokeimena, Weekdays, Sun-Fri

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Prokeimena for weekday Vespers, Sunday to Friday evening.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at "O Lord, I have cried" (Tone 8)

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Theotokion for the Resurrection at "O Lord, I have cried," Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.  "Verily, the King of heaven, for his love to mankind . . . ."

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