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Divine Liturgy

Nativity of the Theotokos, Kontakion

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Nativity of the Theotokos(Sept 8)

This Kontakion is sung from August 24th to September 12th for the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "By thy holy nativity, O pure one . . . ."  This music is in Western and Byzantine notation.

Dormition of the Theotokos, Kontakion

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

This is the Kontakion sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos. "Verily, the Theotokos, who is ever watchful . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 8/11/17.

Dormition of the Theotokos, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos)

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

This is the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "All generations bless thee . . . In thee, O spotless Virgin . . . ."  (This is a revised and corrected version, 7/29/17.)

Dormition of the Theotokos, Entrance Hymn in Liturgy

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

The Entrance Hymn sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "Come let us worship . . . ."

Dormition of the Theotokos, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

This is the Second Antiphon, with verses, sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "O Son of God, who art wondrous in the saints . . . ."  (If the Feast falls on a Sunday, sing: "who art risen from the dead."

Dormition of the Theotokos, First Antiphon in Liturgy

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

This is the First Antiphon, with verses, sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.

Dormition of the Theotokos, Communion Hymn

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

This Communion Hymn is sung on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "I will take the cup of salvation . . . ."

Transfiguration, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) at Leave-taking

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This Megalynarion is sung at Liturgy at the Leave-taking of the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, when it falls on a Sunday.  "Magnify, O my soul . . .  Thy birth-giving, O Theotokos . . . ."

Transfiguration, Communion Hymn

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This Communion Hymn is sung on August 6th for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord.  "O Lord, in the light of the glory of thy face shall we walk . . . ."

Transfiguration, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos-choral)

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) is sung on August 6th for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord.  "Now hath been heard . . . ."

Transfiguration, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos-chant)

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This Megalynarion is sung on August 6th for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord.  "Now hath been heard . . . ."

Transfiguration, Entrance Hymn in Liturgy

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This is the Entrance Hymn sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 6th for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord.  "For with Thee is the fountain of life . . . ."

Transfiguration, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This is the Second Antiphon, with verses, sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 6th, the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord.  "O Son of God, who wast transfigured on Mount Tabor . . . ."

Transfiguration, First Antiphon in Liturgy

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This is the First Antiphon, with verses, sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 6th, the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord.

Transfiguration, Apolytikion (choral)

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This is the choral version of the Apolytikion of the Transfiguration of our Lord.  "When thou, O Christ our God, wast transfigured on the mountain . . . ."

Apolytikiion-Martyrs-Departed

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Troparia during the Season of Great Lent

These Apolytikia and Theotokion are sung on the Second Saturday of Lent, but also on other Saturdays when no other Apolytikia are prescribed.  "O apostles, martyrs, prophets . . . ;  Keep thy servants in remembrance, O Lord . . . ;  O holy Mother of the Ineffable Light . . . ."

Panteleimon, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on July 27th for the Great-Martyr and Healer Panteleimon.  "O holy prizewinner and healer . . . ."

Paraskeva, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on July 26th for the Holy Righteous Martyr Paraskeva of Rome.  "Showing a diligence befitting thy calling . . . ."

Dormition of St. Anna, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Saints

This Kontakion is sung on July 25th for the Dormition of Righteous Anna, the mother of the Theotokos, Prosomion "Thou soughtest the heights."  "We celebrate now . . . ."

Dormition of St. Anna, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on July 25th for the Dormition of Righteous Anna, the mother of the Theotokos.  "O godly minded Anna . . . ."

Placing (Deposition) of the Theotokos' Robe, Kontakion

This Kontakion is sung on July 2nd for the Placing (Deposition) of the Theotokos' Robe (Raiment) at Blachernae, Prosomoion "Thou Who wast raised up."  "O godly shelter that dost cover all mankind . . . ."

Placing (Deposition) of the Theotokos' Robe, Apolytikion

This Apolytikion is sung on July 2nd for the Placing (Deposition) of the Theotokos' Robe (Raiment) at Blachernae.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  "O Ever-virgin Theotokos, shelter of mankind . . . ."

Communion Hymn, The just shall be

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Communion Hymns

This Communion Hymn is sung on Tuesdays; for Martyrs; Hierarchs; Fools for Christ; St. John the Baptist (Conception, September 23; Synaxis, January 7; First and Second Findings, February 24; Third Finding, May 25; Nativity, June 24; Beheading, August 29); First Saturday of Great Lent.  "The just shall be in everlasting remembrance . . . ."

Communion Hymn, Their sound hath gone forth

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Communion Hymns

The Communion Hymn for Thursday and the Apostles.  "Their sound hath gone forth into all the earth . . . ."

All Saints Sunday, Apolytikion (choral)

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All Saints Sunday

This is a choral version of the Apolytikion for All Saints Sunday.  "Thy Church, O Christ God, hath regaled herself . . . ."

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