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Akathist Canon-Katavasia-Ode 9-metered

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Katavasiae

This is Ode 9 of the Akathist Canon, Katavasia only, sung through the year, metered.

Akathist Canon-Katavasiae-Odes 1-8-metered

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Katavasiae

These are Odes 1-8 for the Akathist Canon, Katavasiae only, metered, sung at various times throughout the year.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Apolytikion (choral)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

A choral version of the Apolytikion of the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 25th.  "Thy Nativity, O Christ our God . . . ."

Olympas, Rodion, Sosipater, Tertios, Erastos and Quartos of the Seventy, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

Sung for the Apostles Olympas, Rodion, Sosipater, Tertios, Erastos and Quartos of the Seventy, November 10th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Let Tertius and Sosipater . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), Seeing the spear now piercing Thy side

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

The Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross) sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "Seeing the spear now piercing Thy side . . . ."

Akindinos et al. of Persia, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is sung for the Martyrs Akindinos, Pegasios, Aphthonios, Elpidophoros  and Anempodistos of Persia, November 2nd.  "Blessed is the earth that drank your blood . . . ."

John the Almsgiver, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is sung for St. John the Almsgiver, Archbishop of Alexandria.  "In thy patience thou hast won thy reward . . . ."

Theotokion, Thou who heldest in thy womb

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

Theotokion sung at Vespers and/or Orthros, Prosomoion "Having laid up all their hope."  "Thou who heldest in thy womb the One Whom nothing containeth . . . ."

Terence, Neonilla & their children, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Martyrs Terence, Neonilla and their Children, October 28th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "With Terence flashed forth lightning-like . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), While sighing and lamenting

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross) sung at Vespers & Matins, Prosomoion "The power of the cross."  "While sighing and lamenting . . . ."

Nestor of Thessalonica, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Martyr Nestor of Thessalonica, October 27th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Lyaeus's mad audacity . . . ."

Cosmas the Hymnographer, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion of Cosmas the Hymnographer, Bishop of Maïumam, October 14th.  "Thou hast shown thyself, O God inspired Cosmas . . . ."

Theotokion, Grant me the means

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

Theotokion for Vespers & Matins, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Grant me the means, O pure virgin . . . ."

Theotokion, O Immaculate Bride of God

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

Theotokion for Vespers & Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "O Immaculate Bride of God, thou art truly the gentle calm . . . ."

Transfiguration of our Lord, Festal Troparia after Psalm 50

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This is the Idiomelon sung for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, August 6th, after "Have mercy on me."  "O Thou Who hast sanctified the whole world . . . ."

Theotokion, Rejoice, Tender Care Of All Faithful Men

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Rejoice, tender care of all faithful men . . . ."

Theotokion, My Lips Are Full of Guile

This Theotokion is sung at either Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "O Lord, Thy holy martyrs."  "My lips are full of guile; my thoughts are all unclean . . . ."

Theotokion, From Thee Is No One Turned Away

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

Theotokion for Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros.  "From thee is no one turned away . . . ."  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), As Man I Was Affixed To The Tree

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

Sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "As man, I was affixed to the Tree . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), Of Old When Christ Was Crucified

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

Sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "Of old, when Christ was crucified . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), Do Not Lament For Me

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Do not lament for Me, O My holy Mother . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), As thou didst stand by the Cross

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "As thou didst stand by the Cross of thy Son and God . . . ."

Theotokion, Rejoice Thou Chariot of Fiery Form

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

Sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Rejoice, thou chairiot of fiery form . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), When She Beheld Thee Crucified

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "O Lord, Thy holy martyrs."  "When she beheld Thee crucified and being put to death . . . ."  Updated 7/19/2023.

Theotokion, O Lady, I turn unto thee

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "O Lady, I turn unto thee the gaze of mine afflicted heart . . . ."

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