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Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Festal Troparia after Psalm 50

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

These are the Festal Troparia sung after Psalm 50 in Orthros on the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, November 21st.  "Glory ... Today the living Temple of the great King ... Both now ... (same) ... Have mercy ... Today the Theotokos, the Temple that is to hold God . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, GBN (Doxastikon) at the Praises

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

This is the chant version of the Glory/Both now (Doxastikon) at the Praises for the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, November 21st.  "Today the Virgin without blemish . . . ."

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Megalynarion

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

This is the chant version of the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) for the Feast of the Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple, November 21st.  "Beholding the entry of the All-Pure . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated with corrected text, 12/18/2021.

Stephen the New, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Venerable-Martyr Stephen the New, November 28th, Prosomoion "From the heights our Savior, Christ."  "Thou didst shame as atheists . . . ."

Nilus the Faster of Sinai, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for St. Nilus the Faster of Sinai, November 12th.  "The barren wilderness thou didst make fertile . . . ."

Nilus the Faster of Sinai, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for St. Nilus the Faster of Sinai, November 12th, Prosomoion "What shall we now call you."  "What shall we now call you, O Saint of God . . . ."

Theodore the Studite, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for St. Theodore the Studite, November 11th.  "Thou hast shown thyself, O God-inspired Theodore . . . ."  (Guide of Orthodoxy.)

Theodore the Studite, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the Venerable Theodore the Studite, November 11th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Father truly worthy of thy name . . . ."

Lazarus of Magnesia, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These praises are sung for the Venerable Lazarus the Wonderworker of Magnesia, Prosomoioin "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Come, all ye ranks of monastics and feast-lovers . . . ."

Lazarus of Magnesia, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Venerable Lazarus the Wonderworker of Magnesia, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "The Maker consecrated thee . . . ."

Lazarus of Magnesia, Apolytkion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion for the Venerable Lazarus the wonderworker of Magnesia, November 7th.  "In thy vigilant prayers . . . ."

Lazarus of Magnesia, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for the Venerable Lazarus the wonderworker of Magnesia, November 7th, Prosomoion "Having laid up all their hope."  "Wholly casting off from thee . . . ."

Obadiah (Abdias), Kathisma in Orthros (Matins)

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This Kathisma is sung for the Prophet Obadiah (Abdias), November 19th, Prosomoion "The soliders standing guard."  "With mind made very bright . . . ."

Proclus of Constantinople, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung at the Aposticha for our Father Among the Saints Proclus, Archbishop of Constantinople, November 20th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "With the splendor of thy doctrines and thy radiant way of life . . . ."

Gregory of Decapolis, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for our Righteous Father Gregory of Decapolis, November 20th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "As thou dost dwell  in the heavenly tabernacles with joy . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katavasia-1st Canon, Ode 9

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Magnification & Katavasia of the 9th Ode of the 1st Canon that is sung for the Nativity of Christ from November 21st to December 24th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . A strange and marvellous mystery . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katavasiae-1st Canon, Odes 1-8

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These are the Katavasiae of the 1st Canon, Odes 1-8, sung for the Nativity of Christ from November 21st to December 24th.  "Christ is born, give ye glory . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 11/29/2020.

Guria, Shamuna & Habib, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion for the Martyrs Guria, Shamuna & Habib the Deacon of Edessa, November 15th.  "Since Thou hast given us the miracles . . . ."

Paramonos and the 370 Martyrs in Bithynia, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the Martyr Paramonos and the 370 Martyrs in Bithynia, November 29th, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Brightly ablaze with the clear illuminations . . . ."  Updated 11/23/2020.

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple-After-Feast, Exaposteilarion (Nov 22)

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Exaposteilaria

This is the Exaposteilarion sung on November 22nd for the After-Feast of the Exaposteilarion of the Theotokos into the Temple, Prosomoion "While standing in the Temple's courts."  "The heifer free of every stain . . . ."

Guria, Shamuna & Habib, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung at Orthros for the Martyrs Guria, Shamuna & Habib the Deacon of Edessa, November 15th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "As ye in former times preserved the woman . . . ."

Guria, Shamuna & Habib, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera at Vespers for the Martyrs Guria, Shamuna & Habib the Deacon of Edessa, November 15th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Shamuna the marvelous, belov'd Habib . . . ."

John the Almsgiver, Kathisma at Orthros

This is the Kathisma chanted at Orthros (Matins) for John the Almsgiver, Patriarch of Alexandria, November 12th, Prosomoion "By conceiving the wisdom."  "Taking on thee the merciful mind of love . . . ."

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Glory/Both now at the Litia

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

The Glory & Both now at the Litia at Vespers for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn.  "Glory . . . Enlightened by the memory of holy Raphael . . . Both now . . . We faithful Christian call thee blessed . . . ."

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Stichera at the Praises

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

The Praises at Orthros sung for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Under thy pastoral care . . . ."

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