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Byzantine Tone 1

Pharisee & Publican, Stichera at "O Lord I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican during the Season of the Triodion.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Apolytikion

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

Apolytikion for the Presentation (Meeting) of the Lord in the Temple.  "Rejoice, O Virgin Theotokos, full of grace . . . ."

Timothy the Apostle, 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 Saint Timothy the Apostle, January 22nd, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "Made bright with the Spirit's brilliant beams . . . ."  Updated 12/14/18.

Anastasios the Persian, 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 Saint Anastasios the Persian (January 22), Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "The ends of the world now sing the praise of thy wonders . . . ."  Updated 12/30/18.

Sunday after Theophany, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

Stichera at the Praises for the Sunday after Theophany, Tone 1/First Mode.

Basil the Great, Apolytikion

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

Apolytikion of St. Basil the Great, Feast Day is January 1st.  "Thy sound hath gone forth into all the earth . . . ."

Circumcision of Christ, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Apolytikion for the Circumcision of Christ, January 1, Tone 1/First Mode, Prosomion of "While Gabriel was saying".  "Our human form hast thou taken on thyself without change . . . ."

Matins - Magnifications at the Katavasiae, Tone 1/First Mode

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katavasiae (Canon)

Magnifications at the Katavasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 1/First 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.

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

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Heirmos from the 9th Ode of the 2nd Canon of the Nativity of Christ, sung from December 26th - 30th, "Verily, it is easier for us to endure silence . . . ."  When sung as Heirmos, we us the magnificat "Today the Virgin giveth birth . . . ."  When sung as Katabasia, we use the magnificat "Magnify, O my soul, her who hath delivered us from the curse."  Updated 8/22/18.

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

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These Katabasiae are from the 2nd Canon of the Nativity of Christ and are sung from December 26th - 30th.  "The Lord performed a miracle . . . ."

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

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Katabasia of the 9th Ode of the 1st Canon of the Nativity of Christ, sung from November 21st to December 24th (the Eve of the Feast).  "Magnify, O my soul . . . I behold a strange and wonderful mystery . . . ."  (Updated 10/9/18)

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

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These Katabasiae, Odes 1-8, are to be sung in preparation of the Nativity of Christ from November 21st to December 24th (the Eve of the Feast).  "Christ is born, glorify Him . . . ."

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at the Aposticha, Tone 1

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Theotokion for the Resurrection at the Aposticha, Tone 1/First Mode.  "Behold, now is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah . . . ."

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 1

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Aposticha for the Resurrection, Tone 1/First Mode.  "By thy passion, O Christ, we have been set free from sufferings . . . ."

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Stichera at the Praises

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

These are sung on November 21st for the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "As they resplendently lead in the Ever-Virgin Maid . . . ."  Updated 11/2/18.

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" - 1st Set

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

This is the First Set of stichera sung for the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, November 21st, Prosomoion "O strange wonder." "Come let us the faithful dance for joy . . . ."  Updated 10/5/18.

Forefeast of the Entrance of the Virgin into the Temple, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These are sung for the Forefeast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, November 20th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "With songs and hymns, O ye faithful . . . ."  Updated 10/31/19.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 1

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Today is salvation", Tone 1/First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for Eothinon 01, Tone 1

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the First Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 1/First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 1

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 1/First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Prokeimenon of the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 1

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Prokeimenon for the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 1/First 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 1 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 1/First Mode.

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