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Pentecost, 07-Glory/Both now at the Praises

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

The Glory & Both now (Doxastikon) sung at the Praises for the Feast of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  "Heavenly King . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation. 

Pentecost, 06-Praises

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

The Praises sung on the Feast of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  "Today all the nations beheld strange things . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation. 

Pentecost, 05-Exaposteilaria

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

The Exaposteilaria sung on the Feast of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha, Prosomoion "Thou Who as God adornest."  "O Thou, All-holy Spirit . . . The Father is Light . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation. 

Pentecost, 04-Troparia after Psalm 50

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

The Troparia sung after Psalm 50 on the Feast of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  "Glory . . . Through the intercessions . . . Both now . . . Through the intercessions . . .  Have mercy . . .  Heavenly King . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation . . . ."

Pentecost, 03-Prokeimenon

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

The Prokeimenon sung during Matins/Orthros on the Feast of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  "Thy Holy Spirit shall lead me . . . ."  The Byzantine notation will be added later.  Updated 6/13/2021.

Pentecost, 01-Apolytikion

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

The Apolytikion sung for the Feast of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  "Blessed art Thou, O Christ our God . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Pentecost, 02-Kathismata

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

These are the Kathismata sung on the Feast of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  First Set:  Prosomoion "Joseph was amazed."  "Let us faithful celebrate . . . ," "Coming down to those on earth . . . ."  Second set:  Prosomoion "When the bodiless one."  "After Thy Rising, O Christ . . . "  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Bright Friday-Most-Holy Theotokos of the Life-Giving Spring, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion is sung on Bright Friday for the Most-holy Theotokos of the Life-giving Spring.  "Thou, Lady, truly art the Spring of Living water . . . ."

Bright Friday-Most-Holy Theotokos of the Life-Giving Spring, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung on Bright Friday for the Most-holy Theotokos of the Life-giving Spring, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "This water of the Spring is saving for the suffering . . . ."

Pachomios the Great, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung for Our Righteous Father Pachomios the Great, May 17th, Prosomion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Withdrawing to the deserts in longing for the Angels' life . . . ."

Bright Friday-Most-Holy Theotokos of the Life-Giving Spring, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

This Apolytikion is sung on Bright Friday for our Most-Holy Theotokos of the Life-giving Spring, Prosomoion "Awed by the beauty."  "As the life-giving fount, thou didst conceive the Dew . . . ."

Holy Wednesday Matins, Complete Service-Western notation

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Holy Wednesday Matins (Holy Tuesday night)

This is the complete service for Holy Wednesday Orthros/Matins, sung on Holy Tuesday night, in Western notation only.

Holy Wednesday Matins, Complete Service-Byzantine notation

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Holy Wednesday Matins (Holy Tuesday night)

This is the complete service for Holy Wednesday Orthros/Matins, sung on Holy Tuesday night, in Byzantine notation only.

Theotokion, O Thou Divinely-Blest Maiden

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and Orthros, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "O thou divinely-blest Maiden . . . ."

Theotokion, Thou art the joy

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and Orthros, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy," the Original Melody.  "Thou art the joy of the heavenly orders . . . ."

Theotokion, Since thou hast conceived the Coal

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and Matins, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Since thou hast conceived the Coal Whom great Isaiah beheld of old . . . ."

Theotokion, In the hearing of all the world

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and Orthros, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "In the hearing of all the world, let us bless the all-golden urn . . . ."

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.

Meat Fare (Judgment) Sunday, Glory (Doxa) at the Praises

This is the Glory (Doxa) at the Praises sung on Meat Fare Sunday, the Sunday of the Last Judgment.  "Let us first cleanse ourselves, O brethren . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Theotokion, O Pure Virgin Most Graced of God

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is from the Menaion, used in Vespers & Matins, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "O pure Virgin most graced of God . . . ."

Awed By The Beauty

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung mostly at the end of the Akathist Service, but is also from the Oktoechos & Horologion, as noted.  "Awed by the beauty of thy virginigy . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

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 . . . ."

Theotokion, Since through mine own sloth

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung in Vespers and/or Matins, Prosomoion, "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Since through mine own sloth and carelessness . . . ."

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