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Byzantine Tone 2

Mid-Pentecost, Exaposteilarion

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Mid-Pentecost, Feast of (Wednesday)

This Exaposteilarion is sung on the Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "At mid-Feast Thou, O Friend of man . . . ."

Sunday of the Blind Man, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilarion sung on the Sunday of the Blind Man, the 5th Sunday after Pascha, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Along the way our Savior found a man . . . ."

Sunday of the Holy Fathers-1st Ecumenical Council, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilarion sung on the Sunday after the Feast of Ascension, the Sunday of the Holy Fathers, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "While celebrating on this day the holy Fathers' memory . . . ."

God is the Lord-Tone 2/Second Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

Phimi for Metropolitan JOSEPH

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This Phimi is to be sung only with Metropolitan JOSEPH, at the end of the Hierarchical "Holy God."  UPDATED 7/6/15

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JOSEPH the most devout; The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom; Phimi for Metropolitan JOSEPH

Reception of a Bishop

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This is the Heirmos of the 9th Ode of Palm Sunday, and is to be sung as the bishop is entering into the church, after the litany is done in the back of the church.  Rubrics are listed.  Updated 4/13/19.

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God the Lord hath appeared to us; The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom; Megalynarion for Palm Sunday; Reception of a Bishop

Prophets, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Most of the Prophets are included here with the different settings for each of their names.

It Is Truly Meet

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Hymns to the Theotokos

This arrangement of 'It is truly meet' was chanted by the Archangel Gabriel when he first revealed this hymn
near Karyes on the Holy Mountain in the year 982. 'Greater in honor' was composed by St. Ephrem the Syrian (4th c.).

John the Theologian/Divine/Apostle/Evangelist, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion (Troparion) is sung on May 8th and September 26th. "O Apostle, beloved of Christ our God . . . ."

Let Our Mouths Be Filled

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Let Our Mouths Be Filled With Thy Praise

Traditional Byzantine chant melody

We Have Seen The True Light

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We Have Seen the True Light

Traditional Byzantine chant melody

Forefeast of the Cross, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Troparion sung on the eve of the Feast of the Cross, September 13th.  "We offer thee in mediation . . . ."

Beheading of John the Baptist, Apolytikion

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Beheading of John the Baptist (August 29th)

The Apolytkion of St. John the Baptist, Feast Day for his Beheading is August 29th.  "The memory of the righteous is celebrated with songs of praise . . . ."  This music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/30/17.

Entrance Hymn - Hierarchical

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Entrance Hymns

Convention music-7C

Joel, Troparion of the Prophet

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Feast day is October 19th

Many Years

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Many Years

For a Priest and for a Bishop

Before Thy Cross

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Before Thy Cross

This is sung on the Feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Holy Cross (Sept. 14th), the Third Sunday of Great Lent, and on the Feast of the Procession of the Holy Cross (Aug. 1st), Tone/Mode 2.  Updated 3/1/17.

Preserve, O Lord

Beginning of Liturgy - Convention music 00-d

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Preserve O Lord our master and chief priest; The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom; Ton Dhespotin

Lent-1st Sunday & The Icon Not Made By Hands, Apolytikion (choral)

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This Apolytikion is sung on the First Sunday of Lent, and also on August 16 for the Icon Not Made By Hands (Holy Napkin), Tone/Mode 2.  "Thy pure image do we venerate, O Good One . . . ."  Updated 3/12/2020.

Trisagion Hymn for Hierarchical Liturgy (11B)

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Trisagion Hymns

English version.  Updated instructions 8/22/19.

Lazarus Saturday, Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

This Kontakion is sung on the Saturday of the Raising of Lazarus the Righteous, Prosomion "In seeking (Thou soughtest) the heights."  "To those on the earth, the Joy of all . . . ."  Updated 3/23/17.

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 2

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Resurrection

Convention music-6.2

Preserve, O Lord

Ton Dhespotin, Convention music-30A

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Preserve O Lord our master and chief priest; The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom; Ton Dhespotin

Trisagion Hymn for Hierarchical Liturgy (11A)

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Trisagion Hymns

Greek version.  Updated 11/10/19.  Corrected instructions at the beginning.

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