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Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Apolytikion

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

This is the Apolytikion sung for our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November, Prosomoion "Thy confession."  "Thou art champion of the one true faith . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

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

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are taken from the Octoechos for Thursday Vespers, Tone 3, Prosomoion "The power of Thy Cross."  "Creation hath been sanctified . . . ."

Jacob of Hamatoura, Kathismata in Orthros/Matins

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

These are the 3 Kathismata and Theotokia sung for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th, during Orthros/Matins.  First Kathisma:  Prosomoion "Awed by the beauty."  "O Jacob most adored . . . O Mother undefiled . . . ."  Second Kathisma:  Prosomoion "Joseph was amazed."  O our Father Jacob . . . O pure Virgin, spotless Maid . . . ."  Third Kathisma:  Prosomoion "By conceiving the wisdom."  "Thou, O Jacob, didst carry thy cross . . . By conceiving the Wisdom . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/8/2020.

Eustathios, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion of the Cross

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Exaposteilaria

This is the Exaposteilarion for the Great-martyr Eustathios and his family, and the Theotokion of the Cross, September 20th, Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "Forsaking this world's vain delights . . . In thee we take heart manfully . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Exaposteilarion (choral)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the choral arrangement of the Exaposteilarion sung for the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 25th.  "Down from heaven's holy height . . . ."

O Lord, I have cried (Brief - Tone 3)

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O Lord, I have cried (Brief versions)

This is the brief version of "O Lord, I have cried unto thee" in Tone 3, which may be sung at Daily Vespers.  (The Byzantne version will be added when it is available.)

Lamentations from Holy Saturday Matins, 3rd Stasis

This is the 3rd Stasis of the Lamentations sung on Holy Friday night for Holy Saturday Matins.  They are written as single verses, with the first one also in Arabic phonetics, using HTM translation and the music from Chadi Karam.  There are 36 verses total, including the Glory, Both now, and repeat at the end.

O Lord, I have cried (Brief versions-Tones 1-8)

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O Lord, I have cried (Brief versions)

These are the quick, brief versions of "O Lord, I have cried," in all 8 tones, sung at Daily Vespers.  (The Byzantine versions will be added when they are finished.) Updated 5/20/2020.  (For recordings of each tone, go to each tone itself listed in this Group.)

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Ninth Ode (Full)

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

This is the Full 9th Ode with beginning Magnifications, Heirmos, Troparia & Katavasia, for the Feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "That which came to pass in thee . . . In the shadow and letter of the Lord . . . ."  Updated 2/9/2020. 

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Katavasia (Ode 9)

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

This is the Katavasia of the 9th Ode, with its Magnification, for the Feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "O Theotokos, thou hope of all Christians . . . In the shadow and letter of the Law . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Katavasiae (Odes 1-8)

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

These are the Katavasiae for Odes 1-8 for the Feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "The sun once shown on dry land . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 2/9/2020.

Makarios the Great of Egypt, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Venerable Makarios the Great of Egypt, the Anchorite, January 19th, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Withdrawing to the deserts . . . In thy most might shelter . . . ."

Spyridon-Bishop of Trimythous, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are the two Exaposteilaria & Theotokion for St. Spyridon, Bishop of Trimythous, the Wonderworker, Prosomoion "Thou Who as God adornest."  "Like Moses and like David . . . ."  And Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "With miracle and many signs . . . O Maiden all immaculate . . . ."

Nahum the Prophet, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for the Holy Prophet Nahum, December 1st, Prosomoion "The power of Thy cross."  "The grace of the All-holy Spirit came to dwell in thee . . . ."

Eleutherios-Bishop of Illyria, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Hieromartyr Eleutherios, Bishop of Illyria, December 15th, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Thou as a shepherd broughtest droves of believers . . . O thou all-holy Maiden . . . ."

Theotokion-Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ, Tell us, O Joseph

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is taken from the Third Hour of the Nativity of Christ, and is also sung as the second Doxastikon at the Aposticha on November 29th.  "Tell us, O Joseph, how it is that thou dost bring the Virgin . . . ."

Dedication of St. George Church in Lydda of Palestine, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Dedication of St. George Church in Lydda of Palestine, November 3rd, Prosomoion "While standing the Temple's courts."  "O blessed Trophy-bearer George . . . Salvation in me there is none . . . ."

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

The Exaposteilarion and Theotokion for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November, Prosomoion "I behold thy bridal chamber,"  "Today is illumined by the great brilliance . . . ," and Prosomoion "O ye Apostles,"  "Thou art the sweetness of angels . . . ."

John of Kronstadt, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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John of Kronstadt (Oct 19th)

These are sung for Our Righteous and God-bearing Father John, Archpriest of Kronstadt and Wonderworker, October 19th, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Thou didst heal every sickness, didst see the secrets hid in hearts . . . ."

Jacob of Hamatoura, Litia Hymns (Tones 1-4)

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

These are the 4 hymns sung at the Litia, in Tones 1-4, (before the Artoklasia at Vespers) for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th.  "The Lord cried out, saying . . . When the Lord saw thy contest . . . The angelic chanting . . . . The will of the Lord was fulfilled in thee . . . ."  Updated 10/7/2020.

Jacob of Hamatoura, Apolytikion (Tone 3)

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

The Apolytikion in Tone 3 of the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th, Prosomoion "Thy confession."  "Thou didst flourish like Lebanon's cedar . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/7/2020.

Phocas-Bishop of Synope, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Hieromartyr Phocas, Bishop of Synope, September 22nd, Prosomoion "Thou Who as God adornest."  "O highest peak of hierarchs . . . O Virgin, since thou barest . . . ."

Horologion-Tuesday Orthros, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are taken from the Horologion for Tuesday Orthros (Matins), Prosomoion "O ye apostles from afar."  "With hymns let all of us honor John the Forerunner and Baptist . . . Thou art the sweetness of Angels . . . ."  Updated 7/15/19.

Saturday, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

This is the Exaposteilarion and Theotokion for Saturday, taken from the Horologion.  "Thou Who, as God, hast power over the living and the dead . . . In thee do we all boast, O pure Theotokos . . . ."

Barnabas & Bartholomew, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion of the Apostles Barnabas and Bartholomew.  "O holy Apostles Barnabas and Bartholomew . . . ."

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