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Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 5

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Having risen from the tomb", Tone 5/Plagal First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 4

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Today is salvation", Tone 4/Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 3

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Today is salvation", Tone 3/Third Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 2

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Today is salvation", Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 1

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Today is salvation", Tone 1/First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

James the Apostle and "Brother of God," Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion of the Holy Apostle James, the "Brother of God," October 23rd.  "Since thou art a Disciple of the Lord . . . ."

Cyprian, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion for St. Cyprian, October 2.  "By choosing the Apostles' way of life . . . ."  Updated 5/22/2023.

Menaion - 08 August

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for August. This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.  Updated 8/3/17.

Transfiguration, Troparion (choral)

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

Apolytikion for the Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ (6 August).  "When thou, O Christ our God, wast transfigured on the mountain . . . ."

Transfiguration, Apolytikion (chant)

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

Apolytikion for the Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ (6 August).  "When thou, O Christ our God, wast transfigured on the mountain . . . ."  Updated and corrected music 8/21/2021.

Menaion - 07 July

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

Festal hymnody for offices and Divine Liturgy for the month of July. This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Joseph of Damascus, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion for St. Joseph of Damascus, July 10th.  "Come, O ye faithful, let us honor the martyrs of Christ . . . ."  Updated 6/26/2022.

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Come O ye faithful let us honor the martyr of Christ; Vespers; Matins; Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysoston; Apolytikion for St. Joseph of Damascus; Rassem El-Massih; Byzantine Chant Tone 5

Myrrh-bearing Women Sunday, Apolytikia

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Myrrh-bearing Women Sunday

Apolytikia for the third Sunday of Paschaltide (2nd Sunday after Pascha), the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women.  Updated 3/31/17.  "When thou didst submit thyself unto death . . . ."  and "The pious Joseph . . . ."  and "Verily, the angel came to the tomb . . . ."

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When thou didst submit thyself unto death; The pious Joseph; Verily the angel came to the tomb; Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women; Second Sunday of Paschaltide; Tone 2; B. Kazan

Give Me This Stranger

This hymn is sung on Great and Holy Friday night (Orthros of Holy Saturday), after the procession with the bier, as people are coming back into church, or at the end of the service. It is in both Western and Byzantine notation.  Updated 4/30/2021.

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When he saw that the sun had hidden its rays; Matins for Holy Saturday; Holy Friday Lamentations Service; Lamentations Processional

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.

Elisha (Elisseus), Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This troparion is sung on June 14.  It is also the same troparion sung on July 20 for St. Elias.  "The incarnate Angel, and the Prophets' summit and boast . . . ."  Updated 11/10/19.

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.

Unto the Mother of God

This troparion is sung in the beginning of the Paraklesis service; also known as "To God's Birthgiver let us run now most earnestly..."

John Chrysostom, Apolytikion

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John Chrysostom (Feast: Nov 13; Recovery of Relics: Jan 27)

His Feast Day is November 13th and January 27th.  This is the official version sung by SOYO in conjunction with their initial prayer service.  This may also be sung after his Paschal Homily is read.  "Grace shining forth from thy mouth like a beacon . . . ."

Paramon (Eve) of Theophany (Epiphany), Apolytikion

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Paramon (Eve) of Theophany (Epiphany) of Christ

Troparion sung on January 5th.  Prosomion "Joseph was amazed," soft chromatic version.  "River Jordan was turned back . . . ."

Forefeast of Theophany (Epiphany), Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Troparion sung from January 2nd - 4th.  Prosomion "Joseph was amazed," soft chromatic version.  "Be thou ready, Zabulon; prepare thyself, O Nephthalim . . . ."

Paramon (Eve) of the Nativity of Christ, Apolytikion (soft chromatic)

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Forefeast and Paramon (Eve) of the Nativity of Christ (Dec 20-24)

Apolytikion sung on December 24th,  Prosomion "Joseph was amazed," soft chromatic version.  "As the fruit of David's seed . . . ."  Use this version when singing this as a Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion).

Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ, Apolytikion (soft chromatic)

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Forefeast and Paramon (Eve) of the Nativity of Christ (Dec 20-24)

Apolytikion sung from December 20th - 23rd, Prosomion "Joseph was amazed," soft chromatic version.  "Be thou ready, Bethlehem . . . ."  Updated 11/28/17.  Use this version when this is sung as a Dismisssal Hymn (Apolytikion).

Apostles, Troparion of the

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is used for the Apostles as a whole, as on their feast day of June 30th.

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.

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