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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.

Presanctified Liturgy, 20b Now the Powers of Heaven

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

This is sung as the "Cherubic Hymn" at the Liturgy of the Presanctified Liturgy.  "Now the powers of heaven . . . ."  The audio is a Slavonic version.

 

Pharisee & Publican / Forgiveness Sunday (Cheese Fare), Katavasia-Ode 9

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Katavasiae

This is the Katavasia of the 9th Ode for the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican, as well as the Sunday of Forgiveness (Cheese Fare).  "Verily, the God Whom no man can see . . . ."

Pharisee & Publican / Forgiveness Sunday (Cheese Fare), Katavasiae-Odes 1-8

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Katavasiae

These are the Katavasiae of Odes 1-8 that are sung on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican, as well as on the Sunday of Forgiveness (Cheese Fare).  "When Israel walked on foot . . . ."  Updated 3/10/2021.

Meat Fare (Judgment) Sunday, Glory (Doxa) at the Praises

This is the Glory (Doxa) at the Praises sung on Meat Fare Sunday, the Sunday of the Last Judgment.  "Let us first cleanse ourselves, O brethren . . . ."

Awed By The Beauty

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung mostly at the end of the Akathist Service, but is also from the Oktoechos & Horologion, as noted.  "Awed by the beauty of thy virginigy . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Prodigal Son, Glory (Doxa) at the Praises

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Prodigal Son Sunday

This is the Glory (Doxastikon) sung at the Praises on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son.  "O good Father, I have withdrawn from Thee . . . ."

Akathist: Responses for the Canon & Oikoi

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Akathist Hymn (Service)

These are the Responses to the Canon (Most holy Theotokos, save us) and to the Oikoi in the Akathist itself:  Hail, O Bride without Bridegroom."  "Alleluia."

 

Pharisee & Publican, Glory (Doxa) at the Praises

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Pharisee & Publican Sunday

This is the Glory (Doxastikon) sung at the Praises on the Sunday of the Pharisee and Publican.  "O Lord, Thou didst reproach the Pharisee . . . ."  Updated 2/11/2022.

Presanctified Liturgy, 20a Now the Powers of Heaven

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

This is the "Cherubic Hymn" sung at the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts: "Now the powers of heaven . . . ."  The audio is from the St. John the Divine Choir from the Diocese of Los Angeles & friends. 

Presanctified Liturgy, 16a Let My Prayer Arise

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

Following the OT readings in the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, we sing this Refrain following each of the verses: "Let my prayer arise in thy sight as incense . . . ."  In the Russian tradition, the choir sings the Refrain and the verses, without the Glory/Both now, as it is sung here by the St. John the Divine Choir from the Diocese of Los Angeles & friends.

Presanctified Liturgy, 09b Let My Prayer Arise

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

Following the OT readings in the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, we sing this Refrain following each of the verses chanted by the priest: "Let my prayer arise in thy sight as incense . . . ."

Presanctified Liturgy, 09a Let My Prayer Arise

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

Following the OT readings in the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, we sing this Refrain following each of the verses chanted by the priest: "Let my prayer arise in thy sight as incense . . . ."  During the First Week of Lent, there is a tradtion to sing this in Tone 6 instead of Tone 5, sung here by the Boston Byzantine Choir.

Presanctified Liturgy, 05 Let My Prayer Arise

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

Following the OT readings in the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, we sing this Refrain following each of the verses chanted by the priest: "Let my prayer arise in thy sight as incense . . . ."  It is sung here by the choir at St. George Cathedral, Wichita, KS.

Presanctified Liturgy, 03 Litany of Peace

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

This is the Litany at the beginning of the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts.  The audio is the Byzantine version, as sung by the St. John the Divine Choir from the Diocese of Los Angeles & friends.  For the choral audio, please see the Litany of Supplication below.

Presanctified Liturgy, 02 Beatitudes (Typika)

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

Before Presanctified begins, after the 9th Hour, we pray the Typika service, which begins with the Beatitudes, "In thy kingdom remember us, O Lord . . . ."  It is sung here by the St. John the Divine Choir from the Diocese of Los Angeles & friends.

Presanctified Liturgy, 01 Troparion of the 9th Hour

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

Before Presanctified begins, we pray the 9th Hour and sing this Troparion:  "Thou who at the ninth hour . . . ."  It is sung here by the St. John the Divine Choir from the Diocese of Los Angeles & friends.

Presanctified Liturgy, A History of

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

This is a short history of the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts.

Palm Sunday, 2nd Apolytikion

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This is the Second Apolytikion sung on Palm Sunday.  "As by baptism we were buried with Thee . . . ."

Palm Sunday Matins, Complete Western notation

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This is the complete service for Palm Sunday Matins (Orthros).  It contains:  God is the Lord, Apolytikia, Kathismata, Prokeimenon, Troparia after Psalm 50, Katavasiae of Odes 1-8 & Ode 9, Praises and Glory/Both now at the Praises.  It is in Western notation only.

Palm Sunday Matins, Complete Byzantine notation

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This is the complete service for Palm Sunday Matins (Orthros).  It contains:  God is the Lord, Apolytikia, Kathismata, Prokeimenon, Troparia after Psalm 50, Katavasiae of Odes 1-8 & Ode 9, Praises and Glory/Both now at the Praises.  It is in Byzantine notation only.  Updated 4/7/2020.

Palm Sunday Liturgy, Kontakion

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This is the Kontakion sung on Palm Sunday.  "Being borne upon a throne in Heaven . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation. 

Palm Sunday Liturgy, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos)

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This is the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung at the Divine Liturgy on Palm Sunday.  "God is the Lord and hath appeared unto us . . . ."  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.

Palm Sunday Matins, 9-Glory/Both now (Doxastikon) at the Praises

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This is the music for the Glory/Both now (Doxastikon) at the Praises for Palm Sunday Matins.  "Glory . . . Both now . . . Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 4/9/2020.

Palm Sunday Matins, 8-The Praises

This is the music for the Praises sung at Palm Sunday Matins (Orthros).  "Let every breath praise the Lord . . . O Lord, the very great multitude strewed their garments in the way . . . ."  It is in Western & Byzantine notation.

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