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Pascha, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos)

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

The Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung in the Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ, and only on the Sundays of the Myrrh-bearing Women and The Blind Man.  "The Angel said to her, who is full of grace . . . O shine, O shine, O new Jerusalem . . . ."

Pascha, Kontakion

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

The Kontakion sung in the Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ, and during the Pascha season.  "O Christ our God, though Thou didst descend into the grave . . . ."  Updated 4/20/17.

Pascha, Entrance Hymn

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

The Entrance Hymn sung at the Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ, and during the Paschal season.  "In the gathering places . . . ."  Updated 3/28/18.

Pascha, Second Antiphon

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

The Second Antiphon sung at Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ, and during the Paschal season.

Pascha, First Antiphon

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

The First Antiphon sung at the Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ, and during the Paschal season.

Come Ye Take Light, To Thy Resurrection (choral)

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

These two hymns are taken from the Resurrection Service (pink music book), with slight modification of the 2nd hymn.  They are sung as the priest comes out with the lighted candle, and the people receive the light and process outside.  "Come ye, take light from the Light . . . To Thy Resurrection, O Christ our Savior . . . ."

Come Ye Take Light, To Thy Resurrection (chant)

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

These two hymns are chanted at the beginning of the Rush Procession, as the priest comes out with the lighted candle, and the people receive the light and begin to process outside.  "Come ye, take light from the Light . . . To Thy Resurrection, O Christ our Savior . . . ."

Christ is Risen (Arabic, choral)

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Christ is Risen

This is the traditional melody of Christ is Risen with the Arabic phonetics.

Who is so great a God (choral)

This Great Prokeimenon, Russian melody, is sung on the Sunday of Orthodoxy (First Sunday of Lent), at Agape Vespers on Pascha, and at the Kneeling Service on Pentecost. 

Myrrh-bearing Women Sunday, Apolytikia

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Myrrh-bearing Women Sunday

Apolytikia for the third Sunday of Paschaltide (2nd Sunday after Pascha), the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women.  Updated 3/31/17.  "When thou didst submit thyself unto death . . . ."  and "The pious Joseph . . . ."  and "Verily, the angel came to the tomb . . . ."

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When thou didst submit thyself unto death; The pious Joseph; Verily the angel came to the tomb; Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women; Second Sunday of Paschaltide; Tone 2; B. Kazan

The Angel Cried

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

This hymn is sung during the Paschal season, instead of It Is Truly Meet, as the Megalynarion in the Divine Liturgy on Pascha, and the Sundays of the Myrrh-bearing Women and the Blind Man. 

Let Our God Arise

This hymn may be sung during the Paschal season, after any of the services, as a paraliturgical hymn.  NOTE: The Andante section in the MIDI does not reflect that it should slow down at that point.

Communion Hymn

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Communion Hymns

This was done by Dn. George Nashawati, based on the music of Sakellarides, offering two versions.  "Receive ye the Body of Christ . . . ."

Christ is Risen (Quick)

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Christ is Risen

Standard Archdiocese Version, quick version, sung with the verses "Let God arise...," etc.  Updated 4/25/17.

Christ is Risen (Combined)

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Christ is Risen

Standard Archdiocese Version in English, Arabic, and Greek (slow versions), followed by the quick version with verses (Let God arise, etc.); revised 5/12/12.

Christ is Risen (Greek)

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Christ is Risen

Standard Archdiocese Version

As Many Of You As Have Been Baptized

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As Many Of You As Have Been Baptized

This chant version is in both English and Arabic, for use together or each on its own.  Updated 7/12/19.

As Many Of You As Have Been Baptized, Hierarchical

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As Many Of You As Have Been Baptized

For Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, in D-minor

As Many Of You As Have Been Baptized

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As Many Of You As Have Been Baptized

For Regular Divine Liturgy (without a bishop).  Updated 3/24/17.  "As many of you as have been baptized into Christ . . . ."

As Many Of You As Have Been Baptized, Hierarchical

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As Many Of You As Have Been Baptized

For Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, in the key of E-flat.  Updated 3/24/17.  "As many of you as have been baptized into Christ . . . ."

Mid-Pentecost Series

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Mid-Pentecost, Feast of (Wednesday)

Divine Liturgy music for this Feast that comes the Wednesday between the Sunday of the Paralytic and the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman, the Fourth week after Pascha.  Updated 5/6/17.

Samaritan Woman Series

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Samaritan Woman Sunday

Divine Liturgy music for the 4th Sunday after Pascha, which is the 5th Sunday of Pascha.  Updated 4/29/17.

The Angel Cried (Male choir)

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

Megalynarion for Pascha, Male Choir

Myrrh-bearing Women Series

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Myrrh-bearing Women Sunday

Divine Liturgy Music for the Second Sunday after Pascha, the Sunday of the Myrrh-bearing Women, Pious Joseph of Arimathea and Righteous Nicodemus.  Updated 4/20/17.  

Thomas Sunday (New Sunday) Series

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Thomas Sunday (First Sunday after Pascha)

Divine Liturgy Music for Thomas Sunday, the First Sunday after Pascha (Easter).  Updated 4/14/17.

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