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Holy Week

Holy Friday Matins

These are Prof. Hilko's arrangements of the Orthros Service sung on Holy Thursday evening, in anticipation of Holy Friday, using Russian Tones. UPDATED 6/4/13!

Lamentations-Stasis 1, 2, & 3

These are the Lamentations that are sung on Holy Friday evening, during Orthros of Holy Saturday, and are taken from the Antiochian Archdiocese Holy Friday (Yellow) music book. These are written with several verses under each other.

Anti-Cherubic Hymn for Holy Thursday

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Cherubic Hymns

Sung on Holy Thursday morning Vesperal Liturgy: Receive me today... Updated 3/30/18.

Arise, O God

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Sung at the Vesperal Liturgy on Holy Saturday morning

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Arise O God; Divine Liturgy of St. Basil; Holy Saturday

Holy Week Series

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This Series of music includes:  Alleluia (before "Before the Bridegroom"), Behold the Bridegroom (for each night-chant & choral), the Exaposteilarion (I behold Thy bridal chamber-chant & choral), Hymn of Kassiani (Kazan), Today He is suspended (choral), Exaposteilarion for Holy Friday (Thou didst make the thief-chant & choral), the Canon of Holy Saturday.

All creation rejoices in thee

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Hymns to the Theotokos

Sung as the Hymn to the Theotokos for the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great (January 1st, the Sundays of Great Lent, Holy Thursday & Holy Saturday morning).  Updated 12/3/2021.

All creation rejoices in thee

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Hymns to the Theotokos

Sung as the Megalynarion in place of "It is truly meet..." for the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great (January 1st, the Sundays of Great Lent, Holy Thursday & Holy Saturday morning).  Format updated 2/19/19.

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All creation rejoices in thee; Divine Liturgy of St. Basil; Feast of St. Basil; Sundays of Great Lent; Holy Thursday; Holy Saturday

Hymn of Kassiani the Nun

Sung as the Doxastikon of the Aposticha for Holy Wednesday Bridegroom Matins. UPDATED and corrected 7/31/13!

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O Lord God the woman who had fallen into many sins; Matins for Holy Wednesday; Bridegroom Matins for Holy Wednesday; Hymn of Kassiani

Come All You Works

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Paraliturgical Music

For Holy Saturday

Let All Mortal Flesh

Holy Saturday Divine Liturgy (to be sung in place of the Cherubic Hymn. Text Adaptation by Michael G. Farrow

Holy Unction Service

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Music for the Sacrament of Holy Unction - sung on Holy Wednesday evening and other times for healing.  UPDATED: 2/19/2023.  A few type-setting issues.

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