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Byzantine Tone 2

Theotokion, O New Heaven Newly Come To Light

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

Theotokion from the Menaion, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "O new Heaven newly come to light . . . ."

Theotokion, Thou art the delight of angel-kind

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

Theotokion, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "Thou art the delight of angel-kind."

John the Baptist-First & Second Discovery of his head, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for the First & Second Finding of John the Baptist's head, February 24th, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "Come, ye faithful, let us on this day . . . ."

Let Everything That Hath Breath-Tone 2

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Praises

These are the initial Praises, "Let everything . . . Praise ye Him . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Blaise-Bishop of Sebastia and companions, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

For the Hieromartyr Blaise, Bishop of Sebastia, and Companions, February 11th, Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "We know thee as the boast of priests . . . ," and Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Come ye, and let us all today . . . ."

Forefeast of Theophany (Epiphany), Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers (Jan. 4th)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The Aposticha for the Forefeast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 4th, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "Prophet, now minister as daylight . . . ."

Theoktistos, Abbot of Cucomo in Sicily, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the Venerable Theoktistos, Abbot of Cucomo in Sicily, January 4th, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "Wounded in thy soul with love divine . . . ."

O Lord, I have cried (Tone 2)

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O Lord, I have cried

"O Lord, I have cried," until "Let thine ears be attentive . . . ."

Twenty Thousand Martyrs Burned in Nicomedia, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This apolytikion is sung for the Holy 20,000 Martyrs Burned in Nicomedia, December 28th.  "Blessed is the earth that drank your blood . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

After-Feast of the Nativity of our Lord (December 28th), Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are for the After-feast of the Nativity of our Lord, December 28th, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "Thou didst with might divine . . . ."

Olympas, Rodion, Sosipater, Tertios, Erastos and Quartos of the Seventy, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

Sung for the Apostles Olympas, Rodion, Sosipater, Tertios, Erastos and Quartos of the Seventy, November 10th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Let Tertius and Sosipater . . . ."

Terence, Neonilla & their children, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Martyrs Terence, Neonilla and their Children, October 28th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "With Terence flashed forth lightning-like . . . ."

Nestor of Thessalonica, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Martyr Nestor of Thessalonica, October 27th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Lyaeus's mad audacity . . . ."

Transfiguration of our Lord, Festal Troparia after Psalm 50

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This is the Idiomelon sung for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, August 6th, after "Have mercy on me."  "O Thou Who hast sanctified the whole world . . . ."

After-Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung for the After-Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, August 17th, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "With holy Angels choirs . . . ."

Myron of Kyzikos, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are for the Hieromartyr Myron of Kyzikos, August 17th, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "When the raging fire of godlessness . . . ."

After-Feast of Transfiguration, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers (Aug 10)

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

Sung at the Aposticha for the Martyr & Archdeacon Laurence, August 10th, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "Faintly now hath the Lord displayed upon Mount Tabor . . . ."

Octoechos-Friday Orthros (Matins), Exaposteilaria & Stavro-Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are taken from the Octoechos, and sung at all Friday Orthros (Matins) services, Prosomoion "O ye Apostles."  "O Cross of Christ . . . ."  Prosomoion "While Thy disciples looked on thee."  "The Cross is the guardian of the whole world . . . ."  Prosomoion "O ye Apostles."  "As she that seedlessly bare Thee . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday Orthros (Matins), Exaposteilaria & Stavro-Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are taken from the Octoechos, and sung at all Wednesday Orthros (Matins) services, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "With faith we worship and we hymn the weapon . . . ."  Prosomoion "O ye Apostles."  "O Cross of Christ . . . To them that with heart undoubting . . . ."

Theotokion, O All-Spotless Virgin Undefiled

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "O all-spotless Virgin undefiled, who has given birth to the Lord Christ . . . ."

Phimi of Metropolitan SABA (choral)

This is the choral version of the Phimi sung for Metropolitan SABA, "SABA, the most devout . . . ."

Phimi of Metropolitan SABA

This is the Phimi sung when Metropolitan SABA is serving the Divine Liturgy, "SABA, the most devout . . . ."  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.

Justin the Martyr & Philosopher, et al., Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the Holy Martyr Justin the Philosopher and Those with him, June 1st, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "When the chill of ignorance held sway over all creation . . . ."

James the Brother of John the Theologian, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion sung for the Apostle James, Brother of John the Theologian and son of Zebedee, April 30th, Prosomoion "While Thy disciples looked on Thee."  "The Word became incarnate in His compassion . . . ."

Pentecostarion-Wednesday of the 3rd Week, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung on Wednesday evening of the 3rd week of Pascha (week of the Myrrh-bearing women), Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "When the women heard the word of joy . . . ."

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