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Lenten Triodion

Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday, Apolytikion (1st, chant)

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This Apolytikion is sung on the Saturday of the Raising of Lazarus the Righteous and on the Feast of Palm Sunday.  "O Christ God, when Thou didst raise Lazarus . . . ."

Akathist Canon-Odes 1-9

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Akathist Hymn (Service)

These are the Odes to sing for the Canon of the Akathist Hymn (Service), Tone/Mode 4.  The music is by Basil Crow using the text from Holy Transfiguration Monastery.  "I shall open my mouth to chant and with the Spirit shall I be filled."

Lent-5th Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at the Praises on the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 1.  "The kingdom of God is not meat and drink . . . ."

Lent-5th Sunday, Mary of Egypt-Stichera at the Praises

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

These stichera are sung on the 5th Sunday of Lent, at the Praises for Mary of Egypt, Tone 6/Plagal second mode, Prosomion "Having laid up all their hope."  "Though thy body, which had been defiled with reckless abandon . . . ."  Updated 3/26/19.

Lent-5th Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha of Great Vespers

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at the Aposticha of Great Vespers on the Fifth Sunday of Great Lent, Tone/Mode 2.  "Thou didst sever with the sword of abstinence . . . ."

Lent-5th Sunday, Doxastikon (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 Fifth Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 4.  "The power of thy Cross, O Christ, hath done wonders . . . ."  Updated 3/27/17.

Mary of Egypt, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung at Great Vespers for Mary of Egypt, on her Feast day of April 1st and also the 5th Sunday of Lent, Tone 6/Plagal second mode, Prosomion "Having laid up all their hope."  "Though thy body, which had been defiled with reckless abandon . . . ."  Updated 2/21/19.

Lent-4th Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at the Praises in Orthros (Matins) on the 4th Sunday of Great Lent, for St. John Climacus, Tone/Mode 1.  "Come, let us labor in the mystical field . . . ."

Lent-3rd Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at the Praises on the Third Sunday of Lent, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.   "The Lord of all taught us by a proverb . . . ."

Lent-3rd Sunday, Katabasia-Ode 9

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This is the Katabasia of the Canon, Ode 9, sung on the 3rd Sunday of Lent, for the Veneration of the Precious and Life-giving Cross, Tone/Mode 1.  "O Virgin Mother . . . ."  Updated 3/27/2020.

Lent-3rd Sunday, Katabasiae-Odes 1-8

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

These are the Katabasiae of the Canon, Odes 1-8, for the 3rd Sunday of Lent, for the Veneration of the Precious and Life-giving Cross, Tone/Mode 1.  "Of old the divine Moses foreshadowed thy Cross . . . ."  Updated 3/27/2020.

Lent-3rd Sunday, Doxatikon (Glory) at the Aposticha of Great Vespers

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This "Glory/Both now" is sung at the Aposticha of Great Vespers on the Third Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 4.  "O Lord, who didst support in war the all-humble David . . . ."  Updated 4/2/19.

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 . . . ."

Gregory Palamas, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion/Troparion of St. Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica, is sung on the Second Sunday of Lent, as well as his feast day on November 14th, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.  "O star of Orthodoxy . . . ."

Lent-2nd Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at the Praises on the Second Sunday of Lent, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  "Thou didst shine forth, O Christ . . . ."

Lent-2nd Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at the Aposticha on the Second Sunday of Lent, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.  "Thy tongue, awakened unto doctrines . . . ."

Lent-2nd Sunday, Doxastikon (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 Second Sunday of Lent, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  "O thrice-blessed, righteous, and most holy Father . . . ."

Let My Prayer Arise (chant)

There are two versions here:  one in Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode (for the first week of Lent and Holy Week), and the second in Tone 5/Plagal First Mode (for the rest of Lent).

Who is so great a God (choral)

This Great Prokeimenon, Russian melody, is sung on the Sunday of Orthodoxy (First Sunday of Lent), at Agape Vespers on Pascha, and at the Kneeling Service on Pentecost. 

Lent-1st Sunday, Doxastikon & Theotokion (Glory-Both now) at the Praises

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at the Praises on the First Sunday of Lent, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  "Moses received the law in a period of abstinence . . . Most blessed art thou . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday, Katabasiae Odes 1-9

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

These Katabasiae of the Canon are sung on the First Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 4.  "Old Israel having passed through the depth . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory/Both now) at the Aposticha

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This "Glory/Both now" is sung at the Aposticha on the First Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 2.  "O ye who have passed from evil doctrine to true worship . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday, Doxastikon (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 First Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 2.  "The grace of truth hath shone . . . ."

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.

Saturday of Souls, Apolytikion & Theotokion

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Saturday of Souls

This is the Apolytikion (Troparion) and Theotokion for the services on Saturday of the Souls, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode. "O only Creator . . . (O thou who by the depth . . .),"  and "We have verily accepted thee . . . (Thee do we have as a wall . . .).

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