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Byzantine Tone 3

Holy Fathers (October), Exaposteilaria

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Exaposteilaria

These Exaposteilaria are sung on the Sunday of October 11-17, for the Holy Fathers of the 7th Ecum. Council, Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "O Fathers of celestial mind . . . O Lord, Thou Who art more than good . . . ."

Dormition of the Theotokos, Exaposteilaria (Feast & After-feast)

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

These Exapostielaria are sung on the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, and the week that follows, August 15-23.  The original melody:  "O ye apostles from afar . . . The band of Christ's Apostles . . . With thunder doth the Savior send . . . ."  Updated 7/31/19 with corrected music.

Elisha (Elisseus), Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion and its Theotokion are sung on June 14th for St. Elisha, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Thou who wast once a ploughman . . . ," and Prosomoion "While thy disciples looked on thee."  "In thee do we all boast, O pure Theotokos . . . ."

God is the Lord-Tone 3/Third Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

Trisagion Hymn

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Trisagion Hymns

This is like 10A of the Convention music, but with all three languages of English, Arabic and Greek.

People's Communion Hymn - Finley

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Communion Hymns

Convention Music 24F.  "Of thy mystic supper, O Son of God . . . ."

Apostles, Troparion of the

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is used for the Apostles as a whole, as on their feast day of June 30th.

Great Doxology - melody only

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Great Doxologies

Melody line only, set to English by Michael Farrow, from the work of George Anastassiou.

Great Doxology - 2 part choral

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Great Doxologies

Two-part harmony, set to English by Michael Farrow, from the work of George Anastassiou.

Great Doxology - 4 part choral

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Great Doxologies

Four-part harmony, set to English by Michael Farrow, from the work of George Anastassiou.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Kontakion (choral)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the choral version of the Kontakion of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 25th. "The Virgin brings forth today the Omnipotent One . . . ."

Raphael, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Saints

The Feast Day for St. Raphael of Brooklyn is the first Saturday of November. Prosomoion "On this day the Virgin." "Today the memory of blessed Raphael . . . ."

Euphemia, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Feast day is July 11th.

Mark-Apostle & Evangelist, Apolytikion

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Mark, the Holy Apostle & Evangelist (April 25th)

Feast Day is April 25th.  Apolytikion:  "O Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark . . . ."

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Apolytikion

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

The Apolytikion of St. Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November.  "Rejoice, O Father Raphael, adornment of the holy Church . . . ."

Apostle, Troparion of an

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the standard Troparion of the Apostles in Tone 3.  Various possibilities are given for all the different names of the Apostles.

Luke-Apostle & Evangelist, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion of the Holy Apostle & Evangelist Luke, sung on October 18th.  It is the traditional troparion in Tone 3 for the Apostles.  "O Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke, intercede with the merciful God . . . ."  Updated 11/14/17.

Athansius & Cyril, Patriarchs of Alexandria, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Feast Day is January 18th

Panteleimon, Troparion of

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Panteleimon, Great-martyr & Healer (July 27th)

Feast day is July 27th.  "O holy prizewinner and healer Panteleimon . . . ."  (Updated!)

Prodigal Son Sunday (choral), Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

Second Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season

Prodigal Son Sunday (chant), Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

Second Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season. Updated 1/26/17.

Pentecost, Exaposteilarion

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

These Exaposteilaria are sung on the Feast of Pentecost, Prosomoion "Thou who, as God, adornest."  "O Thou, O all-holy Spirit . . . The Father is light . . . ."

Trisagion Hymn for Hierarchical Liturgy (11C)

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Trisagion Hymns

English version of Qudduson.  Updated instructions 8/22/19.

Awed By Thy Beauty

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Akathist Hymn (Service)

Concluding Troparion for the Akathist Hymn (Service).  "Awed by the beauty of thy virginity . . . ."

At The Beauty

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Akathist Hymn (Service)

Final Troparion for Akathist Service.  "At the beauty of thy virginity . . . ."

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