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Lenten Triodion

Lent-2nd Sunday of Lent-St Gregory Palamas, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

These are sung on the Second Sunday of Lent, for St. Gregory Palamas, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Rejoice, boast of the Fathers' choir . . . O sov'reign Lady . . . ."

Lent-2nd Sunday of Lent-St Gregory Palamas, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

These stichera are sung on the 2nd Sunday of Lent for St. Gregory Palamas, Prosomoion "With what fair crowns."  "With what fair crowns of praise shall we crown the divine and all-laudable hierarch . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday of Lent-The Sunday of Orthodoxy, Stichera at the Praises

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

These Praises are sung on the First Sunday of Lent, The Sunday of Orthodoxy, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Now Thy Church rejoiceth in thee . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday of Lent-The Sunday of Orthodoxy, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

These are sung on the First Sunday of Lent, The Sunday of Orthodoxy, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Leap ye for joy and clap your hands . . . The swords of hostile heresy . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday of Lent-The Sunday of Orthodoxy, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

These stichera are sung on the 1st Sunday of Lent, The Sunday of Orthodoxy, Prosomoion "Having laid up all their hope."  "By the Spirit all inspired . . . ."

Lent-1st Saturday of Lent-St. Theodore, Stichera at the Praises

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

These Praises are sung on the First Saturday of Lent for St. Theodore, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "As we the faithful assemble with one accord today . . . ."

Lent-1st Saturday of Lent-St. Theodore, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

These are sung on the First Saturday of Lent for St. Theodore, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Now standing crowned in victory . . . Wishing to call the ruined world back . . . ."

Lenten Triodion, Penitential Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Tone 4)

These are the Penitential Stichera taken from the Triodion for Tone 4, The Original Melody, "O Lord, although I desired to blot out . . . ." 

All Creation

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Hymns to the Theotokos

This is the Hymn to the Theotokos sung at the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great, with melody and ison only.  "All creation rejoices in thee . . . ."

Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday

These are sung on the Sunday of Forgiveness (Cheese Fare), Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Wretch that I am, I disobeyed Thy bidding . . . ."  Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Thou we were driven from our home of Paradise . . . ."

Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday

These are sung on the Sunday of Forgiveness (Cheese Fare), Prosomoion "Having laid up all their hope."  "After taking me as dust out of the earth . . . ."

Meat Fare (Judgment) Sunday, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

These are the Exaposteilaria & Theotokion sung on The Sunday of the Last Judgment (Meat Fare), Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "O Lord, as I now bring to mind . . . ."  Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Behold, the day foretold doth come . . . I tremble sore considering . . . ."

Meat Fare (Judgment) Sunday, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung on the Sunday of the Last Judgment (Meat Fare), Prosomoion "Having laid up all their hope."  "When Thou art about to come to execute righteous judgment . . . ."

Lenten Triodion, Stichera at the Aposticha of the Praises for the Departed (Tone 2)

These stichera are for the Aposticha at the Praises for the Departed, taken from the Martyrica in the appendix of the Lenten Triodion, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "Thou, by Thine own life-engend'ring death . . . ."

Saturday of Souls, Stichera at the Praises (Meat Fare)

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Saturday of Souls

These stichera are sung on the Saturday of Souls, Meat Fare Saturday, Prosomoion "The Paradise of Eden."  "O all ye brethren, come before the end . . . ."

Saturday of Souls, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion (Meat Fare)

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Saturday of Souls

These 3 are sung on the Saturday of Souls, Meat Fare Saturday, Prosomion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Thou Who, as God, hast power . . . ."  Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "O Savior, as the Friend of man . . . O Mary, Virgin Bride of God . . . ."

Pharisee & Publican, Stichera at the Praises

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Pharisee & Publican Sunday

These stichera are sung on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican, the 4th Sunday before Lent begins.  "Brethren, let us not pray as the Pharisee . . . ."

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

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Pharisee & Publican Sunday

These stichera are sung on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican, the 4th Sunday before Lent begins.  "Brethren, let us not pray as the Pharisee . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday, Glory/Both Now at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

This is the Glory & Both now sung at the Aposticha on the 1st Sunday in Lent, the Sunday of Orthodoxy.  "Advancing from ungodliness to the true faith . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday, Glory (Doxa) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

This is the Glory (Doxastikon) sung at OLIHC on the 1st Sunday in Lent, the Sunday of Orthodoxy.  "The grace of truth hath shone forth upon us . . . ."

Presanctified Liturgy, 26a I Will Bless The Lord (Psalm 33)

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

This is the first 10 verses of Psalm 33, to be sung at the end of the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, after "Blessed be the name of the Lord."  "I will bless the Lord at all times . . . ."  It is sung here by the choir of St. George Cathedral, Wichita, KS.

Presanctified Liturgy, 25a I Will Bless The Lord

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

This is the Post-Communion Hymn sung at the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, Obihod Tone 8.  "I will bless the Lord at all times . . . ."  It is sung here by the St. John the Divine Choir from the Diocese of Los Angeles & friends.

Presanctified Liturgy, 24d O Taste and See

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

This is the Communion Hymn sung at the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts.  "O taste and see that the Lord is good."  It is sung here by the Boston Byzantine Choir.

Presanctified Liturgy, 24a O Taste and See

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

This is the Communion Hymn sung at the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts.  "O taste and see that the Lord is good."  It is in E-minor, and sung here by the St. John the Divine Choir from the Diocese of Los Angeles & friends.

Presanctified Liturgy, 21 Litany of Supplication

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

This Litany of Supplication used in the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts after the 1st Prayer of St. Ephraim.  Parts of it may also be used for the Great Litany and other litanies as well.

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