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Prokeimenon

Transfiguration, Prokeimenon at Orthros

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros (Matins) on August 6th for the Transfiguration of our Lord.  "Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in Thy Name."

Prokeimenon at Orthros, Panteleimon

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros on July 27th for the Great-Martry and Healer Panteleimon.  "The righteous man shall flourish like a palm tree . . . ."

Prokeimenon, 06 Friday Vespers

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Prokeimena, Daily Vespers

The Prokeimenon sung at Vespers on Friday evening.  "Thou, O God, art my helper, and Thy mercy shall go before me."

Prokeimenon, 05 Thursday Vespers

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Prokeimena, Daily Vespers

The Prokeimenon sung at Vespers on Thursday evening.  "My help cometh from the Lord, Who hath made heaven and earth."  Updated 7/26/19.

Prokeimenon, 04 Wednesday Vespers

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Prokeimena, Daily Vespers

The Prokeimenon sung at Vespers on Wednesday evening.  "Save me, O God, by Thy Name, and judge me by Thy strength."

Prokeimenon, 03 Tuesday Vespers

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Prokeimena, Daily Vespers

The Prokeimenon sung at Vespers on Tuesday evening.  "Thy mercy, O Lord, shall follow me all the days of my life."

Prokeimenon, 02 Monday Vespers

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Prokeimena, Daily Vespers

The Prokeimenon sung at Vespers on Monday evening.  "The Lord will hear me, when I cry unto Him."

Prokeimenon, 01 Sunday Vespers

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Prokeimena, Daily Vespers

The Prokeimenon sung at Vespers on Sunday evening.  "Behold now, bless the Lord, all ye servants of the Lord."

Peter & Paul, Prokeimenon at Orthros

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Peter & Paul, Chiefs of the Apostles (June 29)

The Prokeimenon sung at Matins (Orthros) on Thursdays, Bright Monday, Pentecost, and for the Apostles.  Updated 6/13/17.

Ascension, Matins (Orthros) Prokeimenon

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Ascension of our Lord (40 days after Pascha)

The Prokeimenon sung at Matins (Orthros) on the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ.  "God hath ascended in jubilation . . . ."

Thomas Sunday (New Sunday), Prokeimenon at Orthros

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Thomas Sunday (First Sunday after Pascha)

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros (Matins) on Thomas Sunday (New Sunday).  "Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem . . . ."

Palm Sunday, Prokeimenon at Orthros (Matins)

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros (Matins) on the Feast of Palm Sunday.  "Out of the mouths of infants and of sucklings Thou hast perfected praise."

Annunciation, Prokeimenon at Orthros (Matins)

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Annunciation to the Theotokos (March 25)

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros (Matins) on the Feast of the Annunciation to the Most-Holy Theotokos, March 25th, Tone/Mode 4.  "Proclaim from day to day . . . ."

Prokeimenon, for Friday at Vespers

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Prokeimena, Daily Vespers

This Prokeimenon is sung at Friday Vespers, Tone 7/Grave Mode.  "Thou, O God, art my helper . . . ."

Who is so great a God (choral)

This Great Prokeimenon, Russian melody, is sung on the Sunday of Orthodoxy (First Sunday of Lent), at Agape Vespers on Pascha, and at the Kneeling Service on Pentecost. 

Prokeimenon, Saturday Vespers

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

Prokeimenon for Saturday Great Vespers, Tone 6/Plagal II Mode.  "The Lord is King . . . ."

Vespers, Kazan - Prokeimena, Weekdays, Sun-Fri

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Prokeimena for weekday Vespers, Sunday to Friday evening.

Vespers, Kazan - Prokeimenon on Saturday evening

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Vesperal prokeimenon sung on Saturday evening.  "The Lord is King, and hath put on glorious apparel."

Prokeimenon, Great - Second of Lent

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Great Prokeimenon is sung on the 1st (Sunday of Orthodoxy), the 3rd and the 5th Sunday of Lent, in Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode. "Thou hast given an inheritance, O Lord . . . ."  Updated 1/5/17.

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Thou hast given an inheritance; Vespers; Lenten Vespers; Second Great Prokeimenon of Lenten Vespers

Pentecost, Prokeimenon in Orthros

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

Sung before the Orthros Gospel, on the Feast of Pentecost.  "Thy good Spirit shall lead me in the land of uprightness."  Updated 11/19/18.

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Thy good spirit shall lead me into the land of uprightness; Matins; Matins Gospel Prokeimenon for Pentecost

Who Is So Great A God

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Great Prokeimenon sung at Vesper Service on the eve of the Sunday of Orthodoxy, Pascha (Agape), and Pentecost.  There are two versions here:  1) Tradition, and 2) The combined Western & Byzantine version by Chadi Karam.  File updated 6/8/2020.

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Who is so great a God as our God; Vespers; Lenten Vespers; The Great Prokeimenon

Pascha Series

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

Divine Liturgy choral music for the Feast of Pascha (Easter).  Updated 3/28/18.

Prokeimenon, Great - First of Lent

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Great Prokeimenon is sung on Forgiveness Sunday and the 2nd and 4th Sundays during Lent, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode. "Turn not thy face away . . . ."

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Turn not thy face away from thy servant; Vespers; Lenten Vespers; First Great Prokeimenon for Lenten Vespers
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