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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple-After-Feast, Stichera and GBN at the Aposticha at the Praises (Feb 4)

These stichera and Glory/Both now are for the Aposticha at the Praises for the After-Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple, February 4th, Prosomoion "O House of Ephratha."  "Christ, Adam's Ransomer, is now born of the Virgin . . . ."

Isidore of Pelusium, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion for our Righteous Father Isidore of Pelusium, February 4th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Quenching the passions' raging flame . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple-After-Feast, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers (Feb 4)

This is the Aposticha at Vespers sung for the After-Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple, February 4th, Prosomoion, "O House of Ephratha."  "Come, Elder Simeon, receive the Lord of Glory . . . ."

Theotokion, We Have Become Partakers

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Theotokion sung at Monday Vespers, and Tuesday Orthros (Matins) at "God is the Lord," for Tone 2/Second Mode.  "We have become partakers of the Divine Nature through thee . . . ."

Clement of Ancyra, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for The Holy Hieromartyr Clement, Bishop of Ancyra, January 23rd, Prosomoion "When he took Thee."  "As a branch of Christ, the Vine of Life . . . ."

Three Great Hierarchs, Doxastikon (Glory/Both now) at the Praises

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Three Great Hierarchs (Jan 30)

This is the Glory/Both now at the Praises for the Three Great Hierarchs, January 30th.  "On this day the souls of the earth-born . . . On this day Christ is brought as a babe . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

After-Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Jan 12)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the After-Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 12th, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  O ye faithful, come with mind most pure . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katabasia (First Canon, Ode 9)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Katabasia of the 9th Ode, with magnification, for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th.  It is sung from January 2-5.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Verily, all tongues are at a loss to praise thee properly . . . ."  Updated 12/1/19.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katabasiae (First Canon, Odes 1-8)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Katabasiae of the First Canon for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th.  They are sung from January 2-5.  "The Lord mighty in wars uncovered the bottom of the sea . . . ."  Updated 12/1/19.

Gregory the Wonderworker, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Gregory the Wonderworker, Bishop of Neo-Caesarea (Nov 17th)

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion sung for St. Gregory the Wonderworker, Bishop of Neo-Caesarea, November 17th, Prosomoion "While thy disciples looked on thee."  "With godly songs let us acclaim . . . The most deceiful enemy, full of cunning . . . ."

Akepsimas, Joseph & Aeithalas of Persia, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung for the Martyrs Akepsimas, Joseph & Aeithalas of Persia, November 3rd, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Akepsimas the glorious and the courageous Joseph . . . ."

Jacob of Hamatoura, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

These are sung for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Like a palm tree thou didst flourish . . . O ye Virgin immaculate . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 9/7/19.

Artemius at Antioch, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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These are sung for the Great-martyr Artemius at Antioch, October 20th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Standing, O wise Artemios, before the Triune Godhead . . . O all-pure Lady blest of God . . . ."

Kyriakos the Hermit of Palestine, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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These are sung for the Venerable Kyriakos the Hermit of Palestine, September 29th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Standing before Almighty God in glory . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 05, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Fifth Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "When Christ, Who is the Life and Way . . . I sing of Thine immeas'rable mercy . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 04, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Fourth Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "In flashing light of virtues clad . . . When Thou, O Lord, didst say: Rejoice . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 03, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Third Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Let no man ever disbelieve that Christ is truly risen . . . O sun that from the grave this day . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 02, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Second Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Seeing the stone was rolled away . . . O Christ, before Thou wast conceived . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 01, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the First Eothinon, Prosomoion, The Original Melody: "Upon that mount in Galilee . . . When thou didst see Christ risen up . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 11, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Eleventh Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "When He arose again as God . . . O dread and fearful mystery . . . ."

Bartholomew-Return of Relics & Titus of the 70, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilaria & Theotokion for the Return of the Relics of the Apostle Bartholomew and for The Apostle Titus of the Seventy, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."   "We celebrate with fervent love . . . Initiate of grace divine . . . With all the ranks of angels' hosts . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 10, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Tenth Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "On the sea of Tiberias of old there went a fishing . . . The Lord arisen from the tomb on the third day . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 09, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Ninth Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "When Thou hadst entered while the doors were shut fast . . . When on the third day thou didst see . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 08, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Eighth Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Seeing two angels in the tomb . . . One of the Holy Trinity was born of thee . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 07, Exaposteialrion & Theotokion

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These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Seventh Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Alas, they took the Lord away . . . Things great and very marvelous . . . ."

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