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Byzantine Tone 4

Placing (Deposition) of the Theotokos' Robe, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on July 2nd for the Placing (Deposition) of the Theotokos' Robe (Raiment) at Blachernae, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "In thy great compassion . . . ."  Updated 7/1/2020.

Cyricus & Julitta, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on July 15th for the Martyrs Cyricus & his mother Julitta of Tarsus, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "With the body of but a child . . . ."

Synaxis of the Twelve Apostles, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung on June 30th for the Synaxis of the Twelve Apostles, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "O chief foundation of Christ's divine Apostles . . . ."  Updated 5/14/18.

Synaxis of the Twelve Apostles, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" are sung on June 30th for the Synaxis of the Twelve Apostles, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Ye are blessed in very truth . . . ."  Updated 5/14/18.

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.

Peter & Paul, Stichera at the Praises

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

These Praises are sung on June 29th for Ss. Peter & Paul, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "When Christ the Master and Savior . . . ."  Updated 5/14/18.

All Saints Sunday, Apolytikion (choral)

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All Saints Sunday

This is a choral version of the Apolytikion for All Saints Sunday.  "Thy Church, O Christ God, hath regaled herself . . . ."

Febronia-Ven. Martyr, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on June 25th for the Venerable Martyr Febronia of Nisibis, Prosomion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Contest corresponding to thy training thou didst bear patiently . . . ."

All Saints Sunday, Apolytikion

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All Saints Sunday

This Apolytikion is sung on All Saints Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost.  "Thy Church, O Christ God, hath regaled herself . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 6/12/2020.

All Saints Sunday, Stichera at the Praises

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All Saints Sunday

These are the Praises sung at Orthros on All Saints Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Since they welcomed His sufferings, all the Saints that are in His earth . . . ."  Updated 5/11/18.

Bartholomew & Barnabas-Holy Apostles, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung on June 11 for the Feast of the Holy Apostles Bartholomew & Barnabas, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Thou wast sent into all the world . . . ."

Bartholomew-Holy Apostle, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on June 11 for the Feast of the Holy Apostle Bartholomew, Prosomoia "As one valiant."  "With the fishing-net of thy tongue . . . ."  Updated 6/10/19.

Barnabas-Holy Apostle, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on June 11 for the Feast of the Holy Apostle Barnabas, Prosomoia "Unto them that fear thee."  "Power and unconquered might . . . ."  Updated 6/10/19.

Ascension, Apolytikion (choral)

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Ascension of our Lord (40 days after Pascha)

The Apolytikion (Troparion) of the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ, choral version.  "Thou hast ascended in glory, O Christ our God . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Ascension, Apolytikion

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Ascension of our Lord (40 days after Pascha)

This is the Apolytikion (Troparion) sung on the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ.  "Thou hast ascended in glory, O Christ our God . . . ."  Updated 5/22/2020.

Constantine & Helen, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Constantine & Helen (May 21st)

These stichera are sung on May 21st for the Feast of Ss. Constantine & Helen, Prosomion "Unto them that fear thee."  "As a mighty weapon . . . ."  Updated 5/20/2020.

Litany of Fervent Supplication (simple chant)

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Litanies

This Litany of Fervent Supplication includes the triple Lord, have mercy in Tone 4 sung at the Village (in many languages), the Traditional Tone 5 used in the Artoklasia (English, Arabic, & Greek), and the simple Tone 8.

Mid-Pentecost, Stichera at the Praises

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Mid-Pentecost, Feast of (Wednesday)

These Praises are sung on the Feast of Mid-Pentecost, Prosomion "As one valiant."  "The Divine Wisdom, Power & Peace . . . ."  Updated 5/13/2020.

Mid-Pentecost, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Mid-Pentecost, Feast of (Wednesday)

These stichera for the Feast of Mid-Pentecost are sung on the Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Pascha and on the Sunday following for the Samaritan Woman, Prosomion "O Lord, when Thou didst ascend."   "There is come now the middle of those days . . . ."  Updated on 5/15/19.

Pascha, Hypakoe

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

This Hypakoe is taken from St. Anthony's Monastery website.  "They who were with Mary . . . ."

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 . . . ."

George, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha at Vespers

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George-Great Martyr (April 23)

This Glory is sung at the Aposticha of Great Vespers on April 23rd for St. George, the Great-Martyr.  "Let us, brethren, extol spiritually . . . ."

George, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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George-Great Martyr (April 23)

These stichera are sung at Great Vespers on April 23rd for St. George, the Great-Martyr, Prosomion "As one valiant," the Original melody.  Updated 3/26/18.

Palm Sunday, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos)

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Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday (Week before Pascha)

This is the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung on the Feast of Palm Sunday.  "God is the Lord and hath appeared to us . . . ."

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