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Byzantine Tone 4

George, Apolytikion (Troparion)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Byzantine chant version. Feast day is April 23rd.  "Since thou art a liberator . . . ."  Updated 3/29/17.

Anthony the Great, Apolytikion

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Anthony the Great (Jan 17)

The Apolytikion sung for St. Anthony the Great, January 17th.  "Thou didst become like the zealous Elijah (Elias) in his condition . . . ."

Nicholas the Wonderworker, Apolytikion

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Nicholas the Wonderworker (Dec 6)

This is a chant melody, sung on December 6th for the Feast of St. Nicholas.  "Thy works of justice did show thee to thy congregation a canon of faith . . . ."   Updated 9/27/17.

Michael the Archangel, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

For the Commemoration of the Miracle wrought by the Archangel Michael at Colossae

Michael the Archangel, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the choral version of the Troparion of St. Michael that will be used at the Archdiocese Convention, 2009.  It is in the special melody of Tone 4.

Akathist: Responses for the Canon & Oikoi

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Akathist Hymn (Service)

The response "Most Holy Theotokos, save us" in Tone 4, and the two responses: "Hail, O Bride..." and "Alleluia" in Tone 8, Key of C.  UPDATED 2/14/18.

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Most Holy Theotokos save us; Akathist; Akathistos; Salutations; Canon and oikos refrains for the Akathist

Andrew-Apostle, Troparion of

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Andrew the Apostle (Nov 30th)

Feast Day is November 30th. (The ison may be held on the G all the way through, or followed as a movable ison, as written.)  "As the first-called of the Apostles . . . ."

Finding of the Head of St. John the Baptist, Troparion of the

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Feast day is February 24th.  "The Forerunner's sacred head, having dawned forth from the earth . . . ."  Updated 11/10/19,

Pharisee & Publican Sunday (choral), Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

First Sunday of the Pre-Lenten Season. "Let us flee the Pharisee's conceited vaunting . . . ."

Ignatius of Antioch, Apolytikion

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Ignatius of Antioch (Dec 20)

The Apolytikion for St. Ignatius of Antioch, December 20th, and January 29th (Recovery of his relics).  "By choosing the Apostles' way of life . . . ."  Updated 6/27/19, with corrected music!

Menas, Victor, Vincent & Stephanie, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Holy Martyrs Menas of Egypt, Victor and Stephanie in Damascus, and Vincent of Spain, November 11th, Prosomoion "Be quick to anticipate."  "With songs of praise, let us hymn the steadfast athletes of Christ . . . ."

Archangels, Apolytikion (chant)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion for the Synaxis of the Archangels, Feast day is November 8th, chant version, Prosomoion "Thou Who wast raised up."  "Supreme Commanders of the Hosts of the Heavens . . . ."  Updated 9/14/2020.

Archangels, Apolytikion (choral)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion for the Synaxis of the Archangels, Feast day is November 8th, choral version, Prosomoion "Thou Who wast raised up."  "Supreme Commanders of the Hosts of the Heavens . . . ."  Updated 9/19/2020.

Gregory of Armenia, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion for the Hieromartyr Gregory, Enlightener of Greater Armenia.  "Thou hast become like the Apostles ..."  Feast Day is September 30th.  Updated 9/30/18.

Conception of John the Baptist, Apolytikion

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Conception of John the Baptist (Sept 23)

The Apolytikion (Dismissal Hymn) for the Conception of the Forerunner and Baptist John, September 23rd, Prosomoion "Be quick to anticipate."  "Rejoice, O thou barren one who hadst not borne until now . . . ."

Forefeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Sung on August 5th, Prosomion "Be quick to anticipate."   "Come, let us all welcome the Transfiguration of Christ . . . ."  Updated 7/18/18.

Pentecost, Prokeimenon in Orthros

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

Sung before the Orthros Gospel, on the Feast of Pentecost.  "Thy good Spirit shall lead me in the land of uprightness."  Updated 11/19/18.

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Thy good spirit shall lead me into the land of uprightness; Matins; Matins Gospel Prokeimenon for Pentecost

Nicholas the Wonderworker, Apolytikion (choral)

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Nicholas the Wonderworker (Dec 6)

This is a choral version of the Apolytikion for St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, December 6th.  "Thy righteous acts have manifested thee to thy flock as a model of faith . . . ."

Peter & Paul, Apolytikion

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

This Apolytikion is sung on June 29th and 30th, for Ss. Peter & Paul.  "O foremost in the ranks of Apostles . . . ."  Updated 6/13/17.

Pharisee & Publican Sunday (chant), Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

First Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season.  "Let us flee the Pharisee's conceited vaunting . . . ."

Mid-Pentecost, Kontakion

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Mid-Pentecost, Feast of (Wednesday)

This Kontakion is sung on the Feast of Mid-Pentecost, the Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Pascha, Prosomion "Thou Who wast raised up."   "O Sovereign Master and Creator of all things . . . ."

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In the midst of the Mosaic feast; The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom; Kontakion for Mid-Pentecost

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 4

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Resurrection

Convention music-6.4

Peter & Paul, Apolytikion (choral)

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

This Apolytikion is the choral version sung on June 29th and 30th for Ss. Peter & Paul; Convention music-8C.  "O foremost in the ranks of the Apostles . . . ."  Updated 6/13/17.

Forefeast of Theophany, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Troparion sung from January 2nd - 4th.  Prosomion "Joseph was amazed," hard chromatic version.  "Make ready, O Zebulon, and prepare, O Nephtali . . . ."

Forefeast of the Nativity of the Theotokos, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

This is the Apolytikion sung on September 7th for the Forefeast of the Nativity of the Theotokos, Prosomion "Joseph was amazed," hard chromatic.  "From the root of Jesse and the loins of David . . . ."  Updated 11/13/17, and with recording.

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