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Thomas Sunday (New Sunday), Exaposteilaria

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Thomas Sunday (First Sunday after Pascha)

These are the exaposteilaria sung on New Sunday: Sunday of Thomas the Apostle, Prosomion "Thou Who as God adornest."    "O Thomas, thou hast searched out my wounded limbs . . . On this day spring is fragrant . . . ."

Pascha, Katabasia-9th Ode-Megalynarion (chant)

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

This is the Katabasia of the 9th Ode of the Canon for Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ.  It is also sung as the Megalynarion in the Divine Liturgy on Pascha, and the Sundays of the Myrrh-bearing Women and the Blind Man.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  "The angel cried . . . Shine, shine, O new Jerusalem . . . ."

Pascha, Glory at the Paschal Stichera

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

This is the Glory (Doxastikon) sung at the Stichera of Pascha (Let God arise) during the Paschal season.  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.  "Today is the Day of Resurrection . . . ."

Pascha, Paschal Stichera (chant)

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

These are the Stichera of Pascha that are sung at the Aposticha in Great Vespers and at the Praises in Orthros (Matins) during the Paschal season.  The text here uses the Nassar translation.  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.  "Let God arise . . . Today, Christ, our saving Pascha . . . ."

Pascha, Communion Hymn

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

The Communion Hymn sung in the Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ, and during the Paschal season.  "Receive ye the Body of Christ . . . ."  Updated 4/24/19.

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. 

Saturday of Souls, Theotokion at the Aposticha

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Saturday of Souls

This is the Theotokion (Both now) at the Aposticha for the Departed at Vespers on Saturday of Souls, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "O Savior, by Thy Mother's prayers."

Saturday of Souls, Doxastikon (Glory) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Saturday of Souls

This Glory at "O Lord, I have cried" is sung on Saturday of Souls, Meat Fare Saturday, and the Saturday after Ascension.  "I weep and I wail."  (Simpler version.)

Matins, Kazan - Little Litany and "Holy is the Lord our God", Eastertide

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Litany and "Holy is the Lord our God" for Eastertide, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Ascension, Exaposteilarion

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Ascension of our Lord (40 days after Pascha)

Exaposteilarion for the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ, The Original Melody: "While thy disciples looked on thee."

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While Thy disciples looked on Thee; Ascension; Exaposteilarion for Ascension; Matins

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

Sunday of All Saints, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung on the first Sunday after Pentecost, the Sunday of All Saints, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "With hymns let us crown as is meet . . . ."  Updated 6/7/15.

Sunday of the Paralytic, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion is sung on the Sunday of the Paralytic, the 3rd Sunday after Pascha.

Mid-Pentecost, Exaposteilarion

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Mid-Pentecost, Feast of (Wednesday)

This Exaposteilarion is sung on the Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "At mid-Feast Thou, O Friend of man . . . ."

Sunday of the Blind Man, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilarion sung on the Sunday of the Blind Man, the 5th Sunday after Pascha, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Along the way our Savior found a man . . . ."

Sunday of the Holy Fathers-1st Ecumenical Council, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilarion sung on the Sunday after the Feast of Ascension, the Sunday of the Holy Fathers, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "While celebrating on this day the holy Fathers' memory . . . ."

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 . . . ."

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