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Lenten Triodion

Pharisee & Publican, Doxastikon & Theotokion (Glory-Both now) at the Praises

This is the Glory and Both now sung at the Praises of Orthros/Matins on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican, during the Triodion.  "O Lord, thou didst reproach the Pharisee . . . Most blessed art thou . . . ."

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.

Pharisee & Publican - Forgiveness Sunday, Katabasiae

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Katavasiae

These Katabasiae are sung on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican as well as on the Forgiveness Sunday during the Triodion.

Pharisee & Publican, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha

This is the hymn sung as the Glory at the Aposticha on the Sunday of the Pharisse & Publican.  "Mine eyes being weighed down because of mine iniquities . . . ."

Pharisee & Publican, Doxastikon (Glory) at "O Lord I have cried"

This is the hymn sung at the Glory of "Lord I have cried" on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican.  "Almighty Lord, I have known how effective are tears . . . ."

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

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican during the Season of the Triodion.

Open To Me The Doors of Repentance

These three hymns are sung during the Season of the Triodion, in Orthros as the Post-Gospel hymns after Psalm 50, from the Sunday of the Pharisee and Publican to the 5th Sunday of Lent.  They are in Western & Byzantine notation.  Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode & Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  Updated 2/3/18.

Prokeimenon, Great - Second of Lent

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Great Prokeimenon is sung on the 1st (Sunday of Orthodoxy), the 3rd and the 5th Sunday of Lent, in Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode. "Thou hast given an inheritance, O Lord . . . ."  Updated 1/5/17.

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Thou hast given an inheritance; Vespers; Lenten Vespers; Second Great Prokeimenon of Lenten Vespers

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Apolytikion (chant)

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This Apolytikion (Troparion) is sung on the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross (September 14th), the 3rd Sunday of Lent, and on the Feast of the Procession of the Holy Cross (August 1st), Tone/Mode 1.  It is written in Western and Byzantine notation.  "O Lord, save thy people . . . ."  Updated 3/1/17.

Open To Me The Doors of Repentance

These reverential troparia are sung during Matins (Orthros) from the Sunday of the Pharisee and Publican to the 5th Sunday of Lent.

O Taste and See

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Communion Hymns

Used at Presanctified Liturgies

Alleluias during Lent

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These are the Alleluias sung during Lenten Orthros (Matins) in all 8 tones. (Updated 3-10-16)

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Alleluia; Orthros; Lent

The Great Moses

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Sung on Holy Friday night as the Glory of the Praises for Orthros of Holy Saturday, in the traditional melody of "Inna Mousa."

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The Great Moses foreshadowed this day; Matins; Matins for Holy Saturday; Doxastikon of the Praises for Holy Saturday Matins

Annunciation (choral), Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

Sung on March 25th, the initial Sundays in Lent, and at the Akathist Hymn (Service). In English & Greek. "I, thy servant, O Theotokos . . . ."

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Full Version

Music for the Full Version of the Canon, sung on the Fifth Thursday of Lent. Updated 3/21/18.

Annunciation (Arabic), Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

This hymn is the Arabic version of "To thee the Champion Leader" and is sung on the Sundays during Lent before March 25th,on the Feast of Annunciation, March 25th, itself, and on the Fridays of Lent during the Akathist Hymn (Service).

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Thursday

Music for Thursday of the first week of Lent. Corrected 3/4/17.

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He is my helper and protector; Great Compline; Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Thursday

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Wednesday

Music for Wednesday of the first week of Lent. Updated 3/4/17.

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He is my helper and protector; Great Compline; Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Wednesday

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Tuesday

Music for Tuesday of the first week of Lent

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He is my helper and protector; Great Compline; Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Tuesday

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Monday

Music for Monday of the first week of Lent

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He is my helper and protector; Great Compline; Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Monday

Now the Powers of Heaven

New music for SMI, 2010

Troparion of the 5th Saturday of Lent

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Troparia during the Season of Great Lent

Sung on the 5th Saturday of Great Lent, as well as at the Akathist on the 5th Friday only.  "With mystic apprehension . . . ."

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With mystic apprehension of the divine commandment; Matins; The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom; Akathist; Akathistos; Salutations; Apolytikion for Fifth Saturday of Great Lent

Annunciation (chant), Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

This is the standard Kontakion of Annunciation (March 25), also sung on the initial Sundays of Lent and at the Akathist Hymn (Service).  "To thee, the Champion Leader . . . ."

Kontakion of the Annunciation-Arabic

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Akathist Hymn (Service)

This version has the English transliteration to sing this in Arabic. Sung also at the Akathist service. Updated 3/9/09 with ison. "Inni ana abdouki . . . ."

Akathist: Responses for the Canon & Oikoi

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Akathist Hymn (Service)

The response "Most Holy Theotokos, save us" in Tone 4, and the two responses: "Hail, O Bride..." and "Alleluia" in Tone 8, Key of C.  UPDATED 2/14/18.

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Most Holy Theotokos save us; Akathist; Akathistos; Salutations; Canon and oikos refrains for the Akathist
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