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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Second Antiphon-Refrain & Troparion

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Refrain and Troparion of the 2nd Antiphon for the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 25th.  "Save us, O Son of God, Who wast born of a virgin . . . GBN . . . Only-begotten Son . . . ."

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, 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.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Glory/Both now at the Praises

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Glory and Both now sung at the Praises for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "When it was time for Thy coming on earth . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/15/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Stichera at the Praises

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These are the stichera at the Praises for the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "Be glad, O ye righteous . . . ."  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/15/

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Festal Troparia after Psalm 50

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These troparia are sung after Psalm 50 in Orthros for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "Glory . . . All things are filled with joy today . . . Both now . . . All things . . . Have mercy on me . . . Glory to God in the highest . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

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 Troparion for the Prophecy, sung after the 2nd set of Old Testament Readings for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "Thou hast dawned forth from a Virgin, O Christ . . . ."  Updated 12/13/2020.

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 Troparion for the Prophecy, sung after the 1st set of Old Testament Readings for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "Thou was born secretly in the cave, O Savior . . . ."  Update 12/13/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, 9th Ode (Full Double Canon)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Full 9th Ode of Canon 1 & Canon 2 for the Nativity of Christ, Magnifications & Troparia, sung on December 25th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . A strange and marvellous mystery . . . Today the Virgin giveth birth . . . Being well content, out of fear . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/12/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katavasiae (Double Canon, Ode 9)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These are the Magnifications & Katavasiae of the 9th Ode for Canon 1 & Canon 2 for the Nativity of Christ, sung on December 25th, 26th & 31st.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . A strange and marvellous mystery . . . Magnify, O my soul . . . Being well content, out of fear . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 11/14/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katavasiae (Double Canon, Odes 1-8)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These are the Katavasiae of both Canon 1 & Canon 2 for Odes 1-8 for the Nativity of Christ, sung on December 25th, 26 & 31st.  "Christ is born, give ye glory . . . Working a great wonder . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 11/14/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katavasia-2nd Canon, Ode 9

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

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 . . . Being well content, out of fear . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/13/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katavasiae-2nd Canon, Odes 1-8

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These are the Katavasiae of the 2nd Canon, Odes 1-8, sung for the Nativity of Christ during its After-feast from December 26-30.  "Working a great wonder . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/13/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katavasia-1st Canon, Ode 9

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Magnification & Katavasia of the 9th Ode of the 1st Canon that is sung for the Nativity of Christ from November 21st to December 24th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . A strange and marvellous mystery . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katavasiae-1st Canon, Odes 1-8

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These are the Katavasiae of the 1st Canon, Odes 1-8, sung for the Nativity of Christ from November 21st to December 24th.  "Christ is born, give ye glory . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 11/29/2020.

Heaven and Earth (4 verses)

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Paraliturgical Music

This is a Paraliturgical hymn sung during the season of the Nativity of Christ.  "Heaven and earth now sing in triumph . . . ."

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

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

This Glory is sung on the Sunday after the Nativity of Christ, December 26th - 31st.  "The blood, fire and pillars of smoke . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Doxa (Glory) & Both now at the Praises

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Glory and Both Now sung at the Praises for the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 25th.  "When it was time for thy presence on earth . . . Today Christ is born in Bethlehem . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ-After-feast, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers (Dec 27)

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

This Aposticha at Vespers is sung for the After-feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 27th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "He that dawned forth from the Father before the ages began . . . ."  Updated 11/30/19.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Prokeimenon at Orthros

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Prokeimenon sung at Matins on the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 25th.  "From the womb before the morning star have I begotten Thee . . . ."  It is in Western and Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/15/17.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Apolytikion (chant)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the chant version of the Apolytikion of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 25th.  "Thy Nativity, O Christ our God . . . ."  It is in Western and Byzantine notation.

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