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Pharisee & Publican / Forgiveness Sunday (Cheese Fare), Katavasia-Ode 9

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Katavasiae

This is the Katavasia of the 9th Ode for the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican, as well as the Sunday of Forgiveness (Cheese Fare).  "Verily, the God Whom no man can see . . . ."

Pharisee & Publican / Forgiveness Sunday (Cheese Fare), Katavasiae-Odes 1-8

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Katavasiae

These are the Katavasiae of Odes 1-8 that are sung on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican, as well as on the Sunday of Forgiveness (Cheese Fare).  "When Israel walked on foot . . . ."  Updated 3/10/2021.

Theotokion, Ready Is That Marriage Feast

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is from the Menaion and sung at Vespers and Matins, Prosomoion "Having laid up all their hope."  "Ready is the marriage feast . . . ."

Prodigal Son, Glory (Doxa) at the Praises

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Prodigal Son Sunday

This is the Glory (Doxastikon) sung at the Praises on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son.  "O good Father, I have withdrawn from Thee . . . ."

Presanctified Liturgy, 09a Let My Prayer Arise

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

Following the OT readings in the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, we sing this Refrain following each of the verses chanted by the priest: "Let my prayer arise in thy sight as incense . . . ."  During the First Week of Lent, there is a tradtion to sing this in Tone 6 instead of Tone 5, sung here by the Boston Byzantine Choir.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, 9th Ode (Full 9th Ode of Canon 2)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Full 9th Ode of Canon 2 sung for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 7th - 13th.  "Today the Master boweth His neck . . . Past understanding are the wonders of thy childbirth . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Troparion of the Prophecy (2nd set)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Second set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th, using the translation from The Festal Menaion (Ware/Mother Mary).  "In the abundance of thy mercy . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Troparion of the Prophecy (2nd set)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Second set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th.  "In the abundance of Thy mercy . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, 9th Ode (Full Double Canon)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Full 9th Ode of Canon 1 & Canon 2 for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Magnifications & Troparia, sung on January 1st, 6th, & 14th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Every tongue is at a loss . . . Magnify, O my soul . . . Past understanding are the wonders of thy childbirth . .

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasiae (Double Canon, Ode 9)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Magnifications & Katavasiae of the 9th Ode for Canon 1 & Canon 2 for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 1st, 6th, & 14th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Every tongue is at a loss . . . Magnify, O my soul . . . Past understanding are the wonders of thy childbirth . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation; Canon 1 is in Tone 2 (hard chromatic scale) and Canon 2 is in Tone 6 (soft chromatic scale), with the verse in hard chromatic.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasiae (Double Canon, Odes 1-8)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Katavasiae of both Canon 1 & Canon 2 for Odes 1-8 for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 1, 6, & 14th.  "The Lord mighty in wars . . . Israel walketh the sea's unsettle surging . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation; Canon 1 is in Tone 2 (hard chromatic scale) and Canon 2 is in Tone 6 (soft chromatic scale).

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasia-2nd Canon, Ode 9

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Magnification & Katavasia of the 9th Ode of the 2nd Canon that is sung for the Nativity of Christ from December 27th to the 30th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Past understanding are the wonders of thy childbirth. . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation; magnification sung in Tone 2 (hard chromatic) and troparion sung in Tone 6 (soft chromatic).

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katavasiae-2nd Canon, Odes 1-8

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Katavasiae of the 2nd Canon, Odes 1-8, sung for the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 7th - 13th.  "Israel walketh the sea's unsettled surgin . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation, sung in Tone 6 (soft chromatic).

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Troparion of the Prophecy (2nd set)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Second set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th, using the translation from The Festal Menaion (Ware/Mother Mary).  "Thou hast shown forth from a Virgin . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Troparion of the Prophecy (1st set)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the First set of the Troparion of the Prophecy sung at Vespers for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th, using the translation from The Festal Menaion (Ware/Mother Mary).  "Thou wast born secretly in the cave . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Glory/Both now at the Praises

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Glory and Both now sung at the Praises for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "When it was time for Thy coming on earth . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/15/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Festal Troparia after Psalm 50

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These troparia are sung after Psalm 50 in Orthros for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "Glory . . . All things are filled with joy today . . . Both now . . . All things . . . Have mercy on me . . . Glory to God in the highest . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Troparion of the Prophecy (2nd set)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Troparion for the Prophecy, sung after the 2nd set of Old Testament Readings for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "Thou hast dawned forth from a Virgin, O Christ . . . ."  Updated 12/13/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Troparion of the Prophecy (1st set)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Troparion for the Prophecy, sung after the 1st set of Old Testament Readings for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "Thou was born secretly in the cave, O Savior . . . ."  Update 12/13/2020.

Nicholas the Wonderworker, Glory (Doxa) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Nicholas the Wonderworker (Dec 6)

This is the Glory (Doxastikon) sung at "O Lord, I have cried" for the Feast of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, December 6th.  "Let us gather, O ye feast-lover . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Troparia after Psalm 50

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

These are the Troparia sung after Psalm 50 in Orthros for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November.  "Glory . . . Through the intercessions . . . Both now . . . Through the intercessions . . . Have mercy . . . Rising in distant Syria . . . ."  The music is in Western & and Byzantine notation. 

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), When She Beheld With Grief Untold

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion of the Cross is sung during Vespers & Orthros, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "When she beheld with grief untold . . . ."

Jacob of Hamatoura, Troparia after Psalm 50

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

These are the troparia sung after Psalm 50 in Orthros/Matins for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th.  "Glory . . . Through the intercessions of the Prizewinner . . . Both now . . . Through the intercessions of the Theotokos . . . Have mercy, on me . . . The remembrance of death . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/4/2021.

Jacob of Hamatoura, Glory/Both now at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

This is the Glory and Both now sung at "O Lord, I have cried" for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th.  "Today, the glory of the martyrs shineth forth . . . Who shall not beatify thee . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/4/2021.

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), What A Sword Pierced Through Thy Heart

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross) sung in Vespers and Orthros/Matins, "What a sword pierced through thy heart . . . ."  Updated 5/23/2023.

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