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Cosmas and Damian, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion & its Theotokion are sung for Ss. Cosmas & Damian of Rome on July 1st, and for Ss. Cosmas & Damian of Mesopotamia on November 1st, Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "From God ye have received the grace to work marvelous healings . . . ."

Luke the Apostle, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

For the Holy Apostle & Evangelist Luke, October 18th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "O Luke, Apostle of Christ God . . . ."  Updated 9/21/18.

Holy Fathers (October), Exaposteilaria

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Exaposteilaria

These Exaposteilaria are sung on the Sunday of October 11-17, for the Holy Fathers of the 7th Ecum. Council, Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "O Fathers of celestial mind . . . O Lord, Thou Who art more than good . . . ."

Dormition of the Theotokos, Stichera at the Praises

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

These Praises are sung on the Feast of the Dormition, and following week, Prosomoion "As one valiant"  "On thine honored dormition now . . . ."  Updated 7/31/19 with corrected Byzantine notation.

Holy Fathers (July), Exaposteilaria

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung on the Sunday that falls between July 13 and 19 for the Holy Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical Council, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "While celebrating on this day . . . ."

Athanasius of Athos, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Athanasius of Athos (July 5th)

This is sung for St. Athanasius of Athos, July 5th, Prosomoion "While thy disciples looked on thee."  "Arising like a morning star shining far off . . . ."  Updated 6/15/19.

Elisha (Elisseus), Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion and its Theotokion are sung on June 14th for St. Elisha, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Thou who wast once a ploughman . . . ," and Prosomoion "While thy disciples looked on thee."  "In thee do we all boast, O pure Theotokos . . . ."

Sunday of All Saints, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung on the first Sunday after Pentecost, the Sunday of All Saints, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "With hymns let us crown as is meet . . . ."  Updated 6/7/15.

Sunday of the Paralytic, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion is sung on the Sunday of the Paralytic, the 3rd Sunday after Pascha.

Mid-Pentecost, Exaposteilarion

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Mid-Pentecost, Feast of (Wednesday)

This Exaposteilarion is sung on the Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "At mid-Feast Thou, O Friend of man . . . ."

Sunday of the Blind Man, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilarion sung on the Sunday of the Blind Man, the 5th Sunday after Pascha, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Along the way our Savior found a man . . . ."

Sunday of the Holy Fathers-1st Ecumenical Council, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilarion sung on the Sunday after the Feast of Ascension, the Sunday of the Holy Fathers, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "While celebrating on this day the holy Fathers' memory . . . ."

God is the Lord-Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 7/Grave Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 5/Plagal First Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 4/Fourth Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 3/Third Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 2/Second Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord-Tone 1/First Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

God is the Lord

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God is the Lord

These are all 8 modes (tones) for God is the Lord in BYZANTINE notation, sung during Orthros (Matins), with the updated text and music.  This is a 4M file, and may take a minute to download.

God is the Lord

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God is the Lord

These are the 8 modes (tones) for God is the Lord in WESTERN notation, sung during Orthros (Matins), with the updated text and music.

John Chrysostom, Apolytikion

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John Chrysostom (Feast: Nov 13; Recovery of Relics: Jan 27)

His Feast Day is November 13th and January 27th.  This is the official version sung by SOYO in conjunction with their initial prayer service.  This may also be sung after his Paschal Homily is read.  "Grace shining forth from thy mouth like a beacon . . . ."

Paramon (Eve) of the Nativity of Christ, Apolytikion (soft chromatic)

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Forefeast and Paramon (Eve) of the Nativity of Christ (Dec 20-24)

Apolytikion sung on December 24th,  Prosomion "Joseph was amazed," soft chromatic version.  "As the fruit of David's seed . . . ."  Use this version when singing this as a Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion).

Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ, Apolytikion (soft chromatic)

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Forefeast and Paramon (Eve) of the Nativity of Christ (Dec 20-24)

Apolytikion sung from December 20th - 23rd, Prosomion "Joseph was amazed," soft chromatic version.  "Be thou ready, Bethlehem . . . ."  Updated 11/28/17.  Use this version when this is sung as a Dismisssal Hymn (Apolytikion).

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