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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 . . . ."

Lazarus Saturday, Exaposteilaria

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Exaposteilaria

These Exaposteilaria are sung on the Saturday of the Raising of Lazarus the Righteous, Prosomion "From the heights our Savior, Christ."  "At thy word, O Word of God . . . ." and "Christ already spoileth thee, O death . . . ."  Updated 3/24/17.

Lent-3rd Sunday, Doxatikon (Glory) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at "O Lord, I have cried" on the Third Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 3.  "O Christ our God, who didst accept crucifixion willingly . . . ."

Saturday of Souls, Memorial Service

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Saturday of Souls

This Memorial Service is specifically for the Saturday of Souls, Meat Fare Saturday, in Tones 3, 4 & 6; Modes 3, 4 & Plagal Second Mode.

Pharisee & Publican, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These are the Stichera at the Praises sung on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican during the Triodion.

Thekla, Proto-Martyr, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Apolytikion

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Thekla, Proto-martyr, Equal-to-the-Apostles (Sept 24)

Her Feast Day is September 24th.  This version is from the Antiochian Village.

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

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

Exaposteilarion for the Presentation (Meeting) of the Lord in the Temple, February 2nd, The Original Melody: "While standing in the Temple's courts."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Katabasiae, Magnifications, 9th Ode complete

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

These are the Katabasiae for Odes 1-8, the Magnifications, and Ode 9 (combined) for the Presentation (Meeting) of the Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "The sun of old . . . That which came to pass in thee . . . Let us magnify, O believers . . . ."  Updated with new order of Magnifications, single line, Heirmos & Troparia, 12/31/18.

Presentation (Meeting) of Our Lord in the Temple, Katabasia-Ode 9

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

This is the Katabasia of the 9th Ode for the Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple (February 2).  "O Theotokos . . . Let us magnify, O believers . . . ."  Updated 1/2/17.

Presentation (Meeting) of Our Lord in the Temple, Katabasiae-Odes 1-8

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

These are the Katabasiae of Odes 1-8 for the Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple (February 2).  "The sun of old passed over the depth of the tempest . . . ."

Circumcision of Christ/St. Basil the Great, Exaposteilaria

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

These Exaposteilaria are sung on January 1st, Prosomion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "O Father, thou didst circumcise thy soul's uncircumcision . . . Now He that hath fulfilled the Law . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Exaposteilarion

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

Exaposteilarion for Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th, Prosomoion "From the heights our Savior, Christ."  "In the Jordan River's streams . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, First Kathisma

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

First Kathisma for Theophany, January 6th, Prosomoion "Awed by thy beauty."  "At Thine Epiphany in Jordan's streams, O Christ . . . ."

Circumcision of Christ, Kontakion

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

Kontakion for the Circumcision of Christ, January 1st, Prosomoion "On this day the Virgin."  "Now the Lord of all that is . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Exaposteilarion

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

Exaposteilarion for the Nativity of Christ (December 25), Original melody/automelon of "From the heights our Savior, Christ".  Updated 12/11/16.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Kontakion (chant)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

Kontakion for the Nativity of Christ, December 25th, the Original melody/automelon "On this day the Virgin beareth the Transcendent in Essense . . . ."  Updated 12/11/16.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katavasiae, Tone 3/Third Mode

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katavasiae (Canon)

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 3/Third Mode.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 1/12/17.

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.

John of Damascus, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the chant version of the Apolytikion for St. John of Damascus, December 4th, using the Prosomoion "Thy confession," (in accordance with the Balamand).  "O ye faithful come, let us on this day . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Barbara and John of Damascus, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilaria for St. Barbara and St. John of Damascus, 4 December, Tone 3/Third Mode. Prosomoia of "While standing in the temple's courts".  Updated 11/20/18.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 3

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Aposticha for the Resurrection, Tone 3/Third Mode.  "O Christ, who didst darken the sun with thy passion . . . ."

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at the Aposticha, Tone 3

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Theotokion for the Resurrection at the Aposticha, Tone 3/Third Mode.  "Thou didst verily conceive by the Holy Spirit . . . ."

John Chrysostom, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion (Nov 13)

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John Chrysostom (Feast: Nov 13; Recovery of Relics: Jan 27)

Exaposteilaria/Theotokion for St. John Chrysostom, November 13, prosomoia to "While standing in the temple's courts", Tone 3/Third Mode, and "Hearken, ye women", Tone 2/Second Mode.

Paul the Confessor, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion for St. Paul the Confessor, November 6, prosomoion to "Thy confession", Tone 3/Third Mode.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 3

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Today is salvation", Tone 3/Third Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

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