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Christopher Holwey

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 . . . ."

Prefeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Troparion sung on August 14th, Prosomion "Be quick to anticipate."  "Come forward, O ye people . . . ."

Paramon of Theophany, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Troparion sung on January 5th.  Prosomion "Joseph was amazed," hard chromatic version.  "The river Jordan receded of old . . . ."

Open To Me The Doors of Repentance

The three hymns are sung as the Post-Gospel Hymns for the Triodion, after Psalm 50, from the Sunday of the Pharisee and Publican to the 5th Sunday of Lent.

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Open to me the doors of repentance; Matins; Lenten Matins; Hymns after the Matins Gospel during the Triodion

Joseph was amazed, Original melody

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Special Melody from 1st Orthros Kathisma-Sunday-T4

Righteous Simeon the Stylite, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Saints

The Kontakion for the Righteous Simeon the Stylite, September 1st, The Original Melody.  "In seeking the heights . . . ."  Updated 2/6/19.

Placing of the Belt of the Theotokos, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Saints

Kontakion sung on August 31-when it falls on a Sunday.  Prosomoion "Thou who wast lifted up."  "O pure Virgin, the Church joyously celebrates . . . ."

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