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Prokeimenon

Prokeimenon, Great-Give Ear, O God, Unto My Prayer

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This is the Great Prokeimenon sung during Matins/Orthros.  "Give ear, O God, unto my prayer . . . ."

Xenia of St. Petersburg, Prokeimenon

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung for the Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg, Fool-for-Christ, January 24th.  "With patience, I waited patiently for the Lord . . . ."  Updated 1/18/2022.

Pentecost, 03-Prokeimenon

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

The Prokeimenon sung during Matins/Orthros on the Feast of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  "Thy Holy Spirit shall lead me . . . ."  The Byzantine notation will be added later.  Updated 6/13/2021.

Bright Friday-Most-Holy Theotokos of the Life-Giving Spring, Great Prokeimenon

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Prokeimena, Daily Vespers

This Great Prokeimenon is sung on Bright Friday for the Most-holy Theotokos of the Life-giving Spring.  "I will love Thee, O Lord, my strength . . . ."

Pascha, This is the Day

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

The text of this hymn is from the Prokeimenon of the Epistle for Pascha.  It is typically sung as a recessional hymn, at a concert, or other times outside of the Divine Liturgy.  The audio is from a MIDI using the piano as the instrument.  Updated 6/2/2022 (several corrections needed).

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Anavathmoi & Prokeimenon

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

The Anavathmoi & Prokeimenon for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November.  "From my youth up . . . Precious in the sight . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Jacob of Hamatoura, Anavathmoi & Prokeimenon

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

This is the music for the Anabathmoi & Prokeimenon in Orthros/Matins for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th.  "From my youth up . . . Ye who hate Zion . . . Glory . . . Through the Holy Spirit . . . Both now . . . Through the Holy Spirit . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/4/2021.

Palm Sunday Matins, 5-Prokeimenon

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

 This is the Prokeimenon sung at Palm Sunday Matins (Orthros).  "Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings . . . ."  It is in Western & Byzantine notation. 

Forty Holy Martyrs, Prokeimenon at Orthros

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Forty Holy Martyrs of Sebastia (March 9)

This Prokeimenon is sung during Orthros for the Forty Holy Martyrs of Sebastia, March 9th.  "We went through fire and water, and Thou didst bring us out into refreshment."

Prokeimenon-Triodion, Let Israel hope in the Lord

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is from the Lenten Triodion season:  "Let Israel hope in the Lord, henceforth and forevermore."

Synaxis of John the Baptist, Prokeimenon at Orthros (Matins)

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Synaxis of John the Baptist (Jan 7)

This Prokeimenon is sung during Orthros (Matins) for the Synaxis of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John, January 7th.  It is also sung on June 24th for the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.  "For thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Most High . . . ."  This music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 5/23/19.

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Prokeimenon at Orthros

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros (Matins) for the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, November 21st.  "Hearken, O daughter, and see, and incline thine ear . . . ."

Prokeimenon-Orthros, Thou art a priest forever

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros (Matins):  "Thou art a priest forever, according to the order of Melchizedek."

Prokeimenon-Orthros, I have raised up one chosen

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros (Matins).  "I have raised up one chosen out of My people, I have found David my servant, with My holy oil have I anointed him."

Holy Saturday Vesperal Liturgy, Prokeimenon

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung after the Epistle lesson on Holy Saturday morning Vesperal Liturgy.  "Arise, O God, and judge the earth . . . ."

Prokeimenon-Orthros, There will I make to spring forth

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros, "There will I make to spring forth a horn for David; I have prepared a lamp for my Christ."

Prokeimenon-Orthros, I Shall Proclaim Thy Name

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros, usually for Feasts of the Theotokos.  "I shall proclaim Thy Name from generation to generation."

Prokeimenon-Orthros, Thy priests, O Lord, shall be clothed with righteousness

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros:  "Thy priests, O Lord, shall be clothed with righteousness, and Thy righteous shall rejoice."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Prokeimenon at Orthros

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "The sea beheld and fled; Jordan turned back."

Prokeimenon-Orthros, Our God is in Heaven

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This is a Great Prokeimenon:  "Our God is in Heaven and on earth; He hath done whatsoever He hath pleased."

Prokeimenon-Orthros, My mouth shall speak wisdom

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros (Matins).  "My mouth shall speak wisdom, and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding."

Prokeimenon-Orthros, The righteous man shall flourish

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros.  "The righteous man shall flourish like a palm tree . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/19/18.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Prokeimenon at Orthros

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Prokeimenon sung at Matins on the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 25th.  "From the womb before the morning star have I begotten Thee . . . ."  It is in Western and Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/15/17.

Prokeimenon-Orthros, Precious in the Sight of the Lord

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This prokeimenon is sung at Orthros:  "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saint(s)."  Updated 12/12/17.

Prokeimenon-Orthros, Wondrous is God In His Saints

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros (Matins).  "Wondrous is God in His Saints, the God of Israel."

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