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Dormition of the Theotokos, Ninth Ode-Double Canon

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

This is the Full 9th Ode with double canon for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, August 15th.  This is only sung on the feast itself and its leave-taking, August 23rd.  "All we the generations . . . The bounds of nature are overcome in thee . . . Beholding the Dormition of the Virgin . . . Let every earth-born man upleap in the spirit . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 7/30/19.

Dormition of the Theotokos, Katavasiae (Odes 1-8)

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

These are the Katavasia of Odes 1-8 for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, August 15th.  They are sung from August 15-23.  "Adorned in varied colors with divine glory . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 8/6/19.

Dormition of the Theotokos, Katavasia (Ode 9-single)

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

This is the Katavasia of Ode 9 with magnification for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, August 15th.  It sung from August 15-23.  "All we the generations . . . The bounds of nature are overcome in thee . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 7/30/19.

Octoechos-Eothinon 11, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Eleventh Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "When He arose again as God . . . O dread and fearful mystery . . . ."

Bartholomew-Return of Relics & Titus of the 70, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These praises are sung for the Return of the Relics of the Apostle Bartholomew and the Holy Apostle Titus of the Seventy, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "God, the Well-spring of our life, sent thee to go unto every land . . . ."

Bartholomew-Return of Relics & Titus of the 70, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilaria & Theotokion for the Return of the Relics of the Apostle Bartholomew and for The Apostle Titus of the Seventy, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."   "We celebrate with fervent love . . . Initiate of grace divine . . . With all the ranks of angels' hosts . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 10, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Tenth Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "On the sea of Tiberias of old there went a fishing . . . The Lord arisen from the tomb on the third day . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 09, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Ninth Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "When Thou hadst entered while the doors were shut fast . . . When on the third day thou didst see . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 08, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Eighth Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Seeing two angels in the tomb . . . One of the Holy Trinity was born of thee . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 07, Exaposteialrion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Seventh Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Alas, they took the Lord away . . . Things great and very marvelous . . . ."

Octoechos-Eothinon 06, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion from the Octoechos for the Sixth Eothinon, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "O Savior, clearly showing all . . . The God of all things that exist . . . ."

Horologion-Tuesday Orthros, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are taken from the Horologion for Tuesday Orthros (Matins), Prosomoion "O ye apostles from afar."  "With hymns let all of us honor John the Forerunner and Baptist . . . Thou art the sweetness of Angels . . . ."  Updated 7/15/19.

Theotokion, To The Theotokos Let us Run

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

The Theotokion from the Horologion (and also the Paraklesis), Prosomoion "Thou who wast lifted up."  "To the Theotokos let us run now most earnestly . . . ."  Updated 7/15/19.

Theotokion, Thee the purest palace of the King

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is from the Octoechos for Tone 4, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Thee, the purest palace of the King, do I implore fervently . . . ."

Dormition of St. Anna, Stichera at the Praises

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Dormition of Anna, Mother of the Theotokos (July 25th)

These praises are sung for the Dormtion of St. Anna, the Mother of the Theotokos, July 25th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Keeping this joyous memorial, we praise Thee, O Christ . . . ."

Dormition of St. Anna, Exaposteilarion

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Dormition of Anna, Mother of the Theotokos (July 25th)

The Exaposteilarion for the Dormition of St. Anna, the Mother of the Theotokos, July 25th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "As is our due, let us extol divine chosen Anna . . . ."

Phocas-Bishop of Sinope, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is for the Hieromartyr Phocas, Bishop of Synope, sung on July 23rd (for the recovery of his relics) and on September 22nd (his feast day and martyrdom).  "By choosing the Apostles' way of life . . . ."  Updated 8/14/19 with additional date.

Saturday, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

This is the Exaposteilarion and Theotokion for Saturday, taken from the Horologion.  "Thou Who, as God, hast power over the living and the dead . . . In thee do we all boast, O pure Theotokos . . . ."

Menaion-Heirmos of the 9th Ode (Most rightly)

This is the Heirmos of the 9th Ode of the Menaion Canons.  "Most rightly we confess thee . . . ."  Updated 7/25/19.

Menaion-Heirmos of the 8th Ode (The King of Heaven)

This is the Heirmos of the 8th Ode of the Menaion Canons.  "The King of Heaven, Whom all the hosts of angels hymn . . . ."  Updated 7/25/19.

Athanasius of Athos, Stichera at the Praises

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Athanasius of Athos (July 5th)

These stichera are sung at the Praises on July 5th for the Venerable Athanasius of Athos, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Truly precious in Thy sight, O Christ . . . ."

Paraskeva, Stichera at the Praises

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Paraskeva-Virgin-Martyr of Rome (July 26th)

These praises are sung on July 26th for the Holy Venerable Virgin-Martyr Paraskeva of Rome, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "As thou dost dance with those wise virgins . . . ."

Paraskeva, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Paraskeva-Virgin-Martyr of Rome (July 26th)

These are sung on July 26th for the Holy Venerable Virgin-Martyr Paraskeva of Rome, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "With the Lord's Cross wast thou made strong . . . ."

Barnabas & Bartholomew, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion of the Apostles Barnabas and Bartholomew.  "O holy Apostles Barnabas and Bartholomew . . . ."

Paisios the Athonite, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion of the Venerable Paisios the Athonite, July 12th, Prosomoion "A citizen of the desert."  "The offspring of Farasa, the adornment of Athos . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

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