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Menaion - 11 November

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for November. 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 11/2/17.

Menaion - 10 October

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for October. 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.

Menaion - 09 September

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for September. 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 9/14/17.

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 . . . ."

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, 10 July.

Music Rebuild Tags: 
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

Awed by the beauty of thy virginity

Theotokion of the first kathisma of Mode III Resurrectional Matins. Also sung at the end of the Salutations to the Theotokos service on Fridays of Great Lent.

Ascension, Exaposteilarion

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Ascension of our Lord (40 days after Pascha)

Exaposteilarion for the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ, The Original Melody: "While thy disciples looked on thee."

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While Thy disciples looked on Thee; Ascension; Exaposteilarion for Ascension; Matins

Myrrh-Bearing Women Sunday, Apolytikia

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 . . . ."

Music Rebuild Tags: 
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

Menaion - 06 June

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan for the saints and feasts of this month. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Menaion - 05 May

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan for the saints and feasts of this month. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.  Updated 5/6/17.

Byzantine Matins Project

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

This is the entire set of music from the 1976 version of Kazan's Byzantine Matins Project. It has been typeset and corrected in its barring and accenting, with ison added. Please use with it the newer versions of the God is the Lord, also found in this PDF Library, Section G.  Updated 2/1/19.

Menaion - 04 April

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan for the saints and feasts of this month. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.  Updated 4/15/17.

Menaion - 03 March

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan for the saints and feasts of this month. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.  Updated 2/22/18.

Cyrus & John (Jan 31), Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These stichera are sung at the Praises during Orthros/Matins for the Holy Unmercenaries Cyrus & John, celebrated on January 31st, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Let us honor with sacred songs . . . ."

Cyrus & John (Jan 31), Exaposteilaria

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Exaposteilaria

These Exaposteilaria are sung during Orthros/Matins for the Holy Unmercenaries Cyrus & John, celebrated on January 31st, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "O righteous John and Cyrus . . . ."

Xenia of St. Petersburg, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These praises are sung on January 24th for the Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg, Fool-for-Christ, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Toiling with labors both night and day . . . ."

Xenia (Blessed) of St. Petersburg, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion and its Theotokion are sung for the Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg, Fool-for-Christ, January 24th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Translated from a foreign land . . . ."

Anthony the Great, Exaposteilaria

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Exaposteilaria

These Exaposteilaria are sung on January 17th for the Feast of St. Anthony the Great, Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "Thou truly wast a light of lights . . . ."

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 3/11/19.

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

Menaion - 02 February

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan for the saints and feasts of this month. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Sunday Before Theophany, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These are the Praises to be sung on the Sunday Before Theophany, Jan. 2-4, Prosomoion "Ye angelic hosts."  "Ye angelic hosts, go ye on the way before us . . . ."

Sunday Before Theophany, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This is the Exaposteilarion for the Sunday Before Theophany, Jan. 2nd-4th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "How shall the river's running streams receive Thee . . . ."

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