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Byzantine Tone 4

Holy Father Slain at the Monastery of Mar Sabbas, Stichera at "O Lord I have cried"

 These stichera are sung on March 20th, Tone/Mode 4, prosomion "As one valiant."   "In your great and whole-hearted love . . . ."

Lent-3rd Sunday, Doxatikon (Glory) at the Aposticha of Great Vespers

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This "Glory/Both now" is sung at the Aposticha of Great Vespers on the Third Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 4.  "O Lord, who didst support in war the all-humble David . . . ."

42 martyrs of Amoria in Phrygia, Stichera at "O Lord I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These Stichera are sung at "O Lord I have cried" on March 6th, Tone/Mode 4, with the prosomion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "O right-victorious Martyrs . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday, Katabasiae Odes 1-9

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Katabasiae

These Katabasiae of the Canon are sung on the First Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 4.  "Old Israel having passed through the depth . . . ."

Saturday of Souls, Memorial Service

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Saturday of Souls

This Memorial Service is specifically for the Saturday of Souls, Meat Fare Saturday, in Tones 3, 4 & 6; Modes 3, 4 & Plagal Second Mode.

Prokopios the Confessor, Stichera at "O Lord I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are for the Venerable Prokopios the Confessor of Decapolis, Tone/Mode 4, prosomion "As one valiant."  "Being made, O Prokopios, in the image of God Himself . . . ."

Forgiveness evening, Stichera and Glory at the Aposticha

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are the stichera and the Glory/Both now at the Aposticha on Forgiveness Sunday Evening, Tone/Mode 4.  "Thy grace hath risen . . ." and "The ranks of angels praise thee . . ."

Prodigal Son, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These are the Stichera at the Praises sung on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son during the Triodion.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple-After Feast, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Feb 5)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are for the After-Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, February 5th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Wishing to fulfill the written Law . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Stichera at the Praises

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

Stichera at the Praises for the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple, February 2nd, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Wishing to fulfill the written law . . . ."

Recovery of the Sacred Relics of St. Ignatius the God-bearer, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Ignatius of Antioch (Dec 20)

Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" for The Recovery of the Sacred Relics of the Holy Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer (January 29), Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "As the worthy successor of John . . . ."

John the Hut Dweller, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion for Saint John the Hut Dweller, January 15, Tone 4/Fourth Mode, Prosomoion, "Be quick to anticipate".  "Since thou hadst with fervor longed after the Lord from thy youth . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Kontakion

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

Kontakion for Theophany (Epiphany), sung January 6th-14th, The Original melody: "On this day Thou hast appeared."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Third Kathisma

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

Third Kathisma for Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th, Prosomoion "Be quick to anticipate."  "The streams of the Jordan River . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Second Kathisma

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

Second Kathisma for Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th, Prosomoion "Joseph was amazed."  "River Jordan, what hast thou beheld . . . ."

Basil the Great, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" for St. Basil the Great, January 1st, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called on high."  "O Father Basil, thou namesake of the Kingdom . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Kathismata

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

Kathismata for the Nativity of Christ (December 25), Prosomoion "Joseph was amazed."  "Come, ye faithful let us see where Christ the Savior hath been born . . . ."

Forefeast of the Nativity, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Forefeast and Paramon (Eve) of the Nativity of Christ (Dec 20-24)

Stichera at "O Lord I have cried", Forefeast of the Nativity, December 24, Tone 4/Fourth Mode, Prosomoia, "As one valiant."  "Let the cymbals resound today . . . ."

Matins - Magnifications at the Katabasiae, Tone 4/Fourth Mode

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katabasiae (Canon)

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 4/Fourth Mode.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katabasiae, All Modes

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katabasiae (Canon)

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", all tones/modes.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 4

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Aposticha for the Resurrection, Tone 4/Fourth Mode.  "When thou wast lifted up upon the cross, O Lord . . . ."

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at the Aposticha, Tone 4

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Vespers, Kazan Byzantine Project

Theotokion for the Resurrection at the Aposticha, Tone 4/Fourth Mode.  "O thou who art free from all blemish . . . ."

John Chrysostom, Stichera at the Praises

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John Chrysostom (Feast: Nov 13; Recovery of Relics: Jan 27)

Stichera at the Praises for St. John Chrysostom, November 13th, Prosomoia "Unto them that fear thee."  "Brighter are thy sacred doctrines . . . ."

John Chrysostom, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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John Chrysostom (Feast: Nov 13; Recovery of Relics: Jan 27)

These are sung for St. John Chrysostom on November 13th and January 27th, Prosomoia "As one valiant." "Let us praise with sweet melodies . . . ."

Paul the Confessor, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" for St. Paul the Confessor, November 6th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Wondrous Paul chose thee to be his emulator, O blessed one . . . ."

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