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Byzantine Tone 4

Vesperal Stichera for St. Xenia of Rome & St. Xenia of St. Petersburg

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are the two sets of 3 stichera each for St. Xenia of Rome and St. Xenia of St. Petersburg, sung on January 24th.

Vesperal Stichera for Sunday before Theophany

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are for the Sunday Before Theophany, Jan. 2-4

Dormition of the Theotokos, Stichera at the Praises

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

These Praises are sung on the Feast of the Dormition, and following week, Prosomoion "As one valiant"  "On thine honored dormition now . . . ."

Elisha (Elisseus), Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This troparion is sung on June 14.  It is also the same troparion sung on July 20 for St. Elias.

God is the Lord-Tone 4/Fourth Mode

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God is the Lord

This is the music and audio for the new "God is the Lord" in Western and Byzantine Notation.  Click on "Listen" to hear it chanted.

Forefeast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

Special melody for the Kontakion sung on February 1st.  UPDATED, 1/23/15.

Antiochian Village Camp, Hymn to the Theotokos

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Hymns to the Theotokos

This is a harmonized version of the old camp version from Antiochian Village.

Paramon of Theophany (Epiphany), Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Troparion sung on January 5th.  Prosomion "Joseph was amazed," soft chromatic version.  "River Jordan was turned back . . . ."

Forefeast of Theophany (Epiphany), Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Troparion sung from January 2nd - 4th.  Prosomion "Joseph was amazed," soft chromatic version.  "Be thou ready, Zabulon; prepare thyself, O Nephthalim . . . ."

Paramon of the Nativity of Christ, Apolytikion (soft chromatic)

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

Apolytikion sung on December 24th,  Prosomion "Joseph was amazed," soft chromatic version.  "As the fruit of David's seed . . . ."  Use this version when singing this as a Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion).

Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ, Apolytikion (soft chromatic)

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

Apolytikion sung from December 20th - 23rd, Prosomion "Joseph was amazed," soft chromatic version.  "Be thou ready, Bethlehem . . . ."  Updated 11/28/17.  Use this version when this is sung as a Dismisssal Hymn (Apolytikion).

Reception of a Bishop

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This is the Heirmos of the 9th Ode of Palm Sunday, and is to be sung as the bishop is entering into the church, after the litany is done in the back of the church.  Rubrics are listed.

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God the Lord hath appeared to us; The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom; Megalynarion for Palm Sunday; Reception of a Bishop

George, Apolytikion (Troparion)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Byzantine chant version. Feast day is April 23rd.  "Since thou art a liberator . . . ."  Updated 3/29/17.

Anthony the Great, Apolytikion

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Anthony the Great (Jan 17)

The Apolytikion sung for St. Anthony the Great, January 17th.  "Thou didst become like the zealous Elijah (Elias) in his condition . . . ."

Nicholas, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is a chant melody, sung on December 6th for the Feast of St. Nicholas.  "Thy works of justice did show thee to thy congregation a canon of faith . . . ."   Updated 9/27/17.

Michael the Archangel, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

For the Commemoration of the Miracle wrought by the Archangel Michael at Colossae

Michael the Archangel, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the choral version of the Troparion of St. Michael that will be used at the Archdiocese Convention, 2009.  It is in the special melody of Tone 4.

Andrew, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Feast Day is November 30th. (The ison may be held on the G all the way through, or followed as a movable ison, as written.)

Finding of the Head of St. John the Baptist, Troparion of the

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Feast day is February 24th

Haralampus, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Feast day is February 10th

Pharisee & Publican Sunday (choral), Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

First Sunday of the Pre-Lenten Season

Ignatius of Antioch, Apolytikion

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Ignatius of Antioch (Dec 20)

The Apolytikion for St. Ignatius of Antioch, December 20th, and January 29th (Recovery of his relics).  "By choosing the Apostles' way of life . . . ."  Updated 12/30/16.

Menas, Victor, & Vincent, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Feast day is November 11th

Archangels, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Feast day is November 8th, chant version, Prosomoion "Thou Who wast raised up."  "Supreme Commanders of the Hosts of the Heavens . . . ."

Archangels, Apolytikion (choral)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Feast day is November 8th, choral version, Prosomoion "Thou Who wast raised up."  "Supreme Commanders of the Hosts of the Heavens . . . ."

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