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Byzantine Tone 3

Octoechos-Thursday Vespers-Tone 3, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

Aposticha from the Octoechos, Thursday night Vespers, Tone 3, Prosomoion "The power of thy cross."  "O Savior Christ . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), Through Thy dread Crucifixion

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

Theotokion of the Cross, Prosomoion "The power of Thy Cross."  "Through Thy dread crucifixion . . . ."

Octoechos-Tuesday Vespers-Tone 3, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

Stichera for Tuesday Vespers, Tone 3, Prosomoion "The power of thy cross."  "At Thy dread crucifixion . . . ."

Octoechos-Monday Vespers-Tone 3, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

Stichera from the Octoechos, Monday, Tone 3, Prosomoion "The power of Thy cross."  "The passions both of soul and body . . . ."

Let Everything That Hath Breath-Tone 3

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Praises

These are the initial Praises, "Let everything . . . Praise ye Him . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Blaise-Bishop of Sebastia and companions, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

For the Hieromartyr Blaise, Bishop of Sebastia, and Companions, February 11th, Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "We know thee as the boast of priests . . . ," and Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Come ye, and let us all today . . . ."

Ephraim the Syrian, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for Our Righteous Father Ephraim the Syrian, January 28th, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Thou art to us like a river . . . ." 

O Lord, I have cried (Tone 3)

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O Lord, I have cried

"O Lord, I have cried," until "Let thine ears be attentive . . . ."

Prefeast of the Nativity of Christ, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

This is sung during the Prefeast of the Nativity of Christ, November 26-December 24.  "Today the Virgin cometh . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), While sighing and lamenting

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross) sung at Vespers & Matins, Prosomoion "The power of the cross."  "While sighing and lamenting . . . ."

Octoechos-Friday Orthros (Matins), Exaposteilaria & Stavro-Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are taken from the Octoechos, and sung at all Friday Orthros (Matins) services, Prosomoion "O ye Apostles."  "O Cross of Christ . . . ."  Prosomoion "While Thy disciples looked on thee."  "The Cross is the guardian of the whole world . . . ."  Prosomoion "O ye Apostles."  "As she that seedlessly bare Thee . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday Orthros (Matins), Exaposteilaria & Stavro-Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are taken from the Octoechos, and sung at all Wednesday Orthros (Matins) services, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "With faith we worship and we hymn the weapon . . . ."  Prosomoion "O ye Apostles."  "O Cross of Christ . . . To them that with heart undoubting . . . ."

Saba the Sanctified, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion sung for St. Saba the Sanctified, December 5th, using the Prosomoion "Thy confession."  "All the souls do yearn for thy holy shrine . . . ."

Exaposteilarion of the Bridegroom Matins (Arabic version with English phonetics)

This is the Exaposteilarion sung at the Bridegroom Matins on the first 3 days of Holy Week, as sung by Metropolitan Ilyas Kurban, in Arabic, with English phonetics. 

Palm Sunday Vespers, 3-Glory/Both now at the Litia

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This is the Glory/Both now sung at Palm Sunday Vespers at the Litia, "Six day before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Ten Martyrs of Crete, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion of the Holy Ten Martyrs of Crete, December 23rd, Prosomoion "Awed by the beauty."  "Let us now honor Crete . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Aposticha sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "A great and marvellous wonder is brought to pass this day . .  ."

Theotokion, Thou Art The Whole Strength

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "The power of thy cross."  "Since thou hast the dominion over all created things . . . ."

Theotokion, Through Thee Have We Been Granted

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

The Theotokion sung at Vespers and/or Matins (Orthros), Prosomoion "The power of the cross."  "Through thee have we been granted a great gift and benefit . . . ."

Trophimos, Dorymedon and Savvatios, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung for the Martyrs Trophimos, Dorymedon and Savvatios, September 19th, Prosomoion "Thou Who as God adornest."  "Thou Who as God adornest and dost bedeck the sky with stars . . . ."

Quadratos of the Seventy, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is the the Holy Apostle Quadratos of the Seventy, September 22nd.  "O Holy Apostle Quadratos, intercede with our merciful God . . . ."

Sophia & Her Daughters, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the the Martyrs Sophia and her daughters Faith, Love and Hope, September 17th, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "The Trinity's three maidens burning with zeal . . . ."

Euphrosyne, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for Our Righteous Mother Euphrosyne, September 25th, Prosomoion "While standing in the Temple's courts."  "Thou didst elude the prince of shame . . . ."

After-Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos, Exaposteilarion (Sept 11)

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung for the After-Feast of the Nativity of the Theotkos, September 11th, Prosomoion "While standing in the Temple's courts."  "From barren Anna bloomed today . . . ."

Babylas of Antioch, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Hieromartyr Babylas, Bishop of Antioch, September 4th, Prosomoion "Thou Who as God adornest."  "Thou wast God's sacrificer and sacrifice . . . ."

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