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All Creation

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Hymns to the Theotokos

This is the Hymn to the Theotokos sung at the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great, with melody and ison only.  "All creation rejoices in thee . . . ."

Xenia of St. Petersburg, Prokeimenon

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung for the Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg, Fool-for-Christ, January 24th.  "With patience, I waited patiently for the Lord . . . ."  Updated 1/18/2022.

Isaac the Syrian, Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion) sung for our Righteous Father Isaac the Syrian, January 28th, Prosomoion "Let us worship the Word."  "He that thundered on Sinai with saving laws for man . . . ."

Ephraim the Syrian, Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion) sung for our Righteous Father Ephraim the Syrian, January 28th, Prosomoion "Thy confession."  "Out of Paradise, a river floweth . . . ."

Ephraim and Isaac the Syrians, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung for our Righteous Fathers Ephraim and Isaac the Syrians, January 28th, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "Rejoice, Ephraim, thou fountain of song . . . Rejoice, Isaac, thou eagle of prayer . . . ."

Isaac the Syrian, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for our Righteous Father Isaac the Syrian, January 28th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "As disciples to their saving guide . . . ."

Ephraim the Syrian, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for our Righteous Father Ephraim the Syrian, January 28th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Clearly reflecting the beauties of holy Paradise . . . ." 

Clement-Bishop of Ancyra, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Hieromartyr Clement, Bishop of Ancyra, January 23rd, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Like the divine Apostle Paul . . . ."

After-Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Jan 9)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on January 9th for the After-feast of the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord Jesus Christ, Prosomoion "O Lord, though Thou didst stand."  "O Lord and Savior, though Thou stoodest before John . . . ."

Xenia of St. Petersburg, Glory at "O Lord, I have cried"

This is the Glory sung at "O Lord, I have cried" for Our Righteous Mother, Blessed Xenia, the Fool for Christ's Sake and Wonderworker of St. Petersburg, January 24th.  "Behold, now Xenia the Blessed . . . ."  Updated 1/24/2021.

Gregory of Nyssa, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion is sung for Our Father Among the Saints Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa, January 10th, Prosomoion "From the heights our Savior, Christ."  "Let us all chant songs and hymns . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, 9th Ode (Full 9th Ode of Canon 2)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Full 9th Ode of Canon 2 sung for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 7th - 13th.  "Today the Master boweth His neck . . . Past understanding are the wonders of thy childbirth . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, 9th Ode (Full 9th Ode of Canon 1)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Full 9th Ode of Canon 1 sung for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 2nd - 5th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Every tongue is at a loss . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Cyrus & John (Jan 31), Apolytikion

This is the Apolytikion sung for the Holy and Wonderworking Unmercenaries Cyrus and John, January 31st.  "Since Thou hast given us the miracles . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Troparion of the Prophecy (2nd set)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Second set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th, using the translation from The Festal Menaion (Ware/Mother Mary).  "In the abundance of thy mercy . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Troparion of the Prophecy (1st set)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the First set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th, using the translation from The Festal Menaion (Ware/Mother Mary).  "Thou who hast created the world . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Troparion of the Prophecy (2nd set)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Second set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th.  "In the abundance of Thy mercy . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Troparion of the Prophecy (1st set)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the First set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th.  "Thou Who madest the world hast appeared in the world . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, 9th Ode (Full Double Canon)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Full 9th Ode of Canon 1 & Canon 2 for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Magnifications & Troparia, sung on January 1st, 6th, & 14th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Every tongue is at a loss . . . Magnify, O my soul . . . Past understanding are the wonders of thy childbirth . .

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasiae (Double Canon, Ode 9)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Magnifications & Katavasiae of the 9th Ode for Canon 1 & Canon 2 for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 1st, 6th, & 14th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Every tongue is at a loss . . . Magnify, O my soul . . . Past understanding are the wonders of thy childbirth . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation; Canon 1 is in Tone 2 (hard chromatic scale) and Canon 2 is in Tone 6 (soft chromatic scale), with the verse in hard chromatic.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasiae (Double Canon, Odes 1-8)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Katavasiae of both Canon 1 & Canon 2 for Odes 1-8 for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 1, 6, & 14th.  "The Lord mighty in wars . . . Israel walketh the sea's unsettle surging . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation; Canon 1 is in Tone 2 (hard chromatic scale) and Canon 2 is in Tone 6 (soft chromatic scale).

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasia-2nd Canon, Ode 9

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

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 . . . Past understanding are the wonders of thy childbirth. . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation; magnification sung in Tone 2 (hard chromatic) and troparion sung in Tone 6 (soft chromatic).

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasiae-2nd Canon, Odes 1-8

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Katavasiae of the 2nd Canon, Odes 1-8, sung for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 7th - 13th.  "Israel walketh the sea's unsettled surgin . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation, sung in Tone 6 (soft chromatic).

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasia-1st Canon, Ode 9

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Magnification & Katavasia of the 9th Ode of the 1st Canon that is sung for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 2nd - 5th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Every tongue is at a loss . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation, sung in Tone 2 (hard chromatic).  Updated 12/30/2020.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasiae-1st Canon, Odes 1-8

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Katavasiae of the 1st Canon, Odes 1-8, sung for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 2nd - 5th.  "The Lord, mighty in wars . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation, sung in Tone 2 (hard chromatic scale). 

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