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Gregory Palamas, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion/Troparion of St. Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica, is sung on the Second Sunday of Lent, as well as his feast day on November 14th, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.  "O star of Orthodoxy . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Lenten Apolytikia

These Apolytikia (Troparia) are sung at the end of Lenten Vespers, Tone 5/Plagal First mode.  "Rejoice, O Virgin . . .  O Baptizer of Christ . . . ."  This includes both Western and Byzantine notation. Updated 3/3/17.

Alleluia in Lent - Tone 8

This Alleluia replaces "God is the Lord" during Orthros/Matins on weekdays during the Lenten season.

Sunday after the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Sunday after the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Exaposteilarion, Tone 2/Second Mode, Prosomoion of "Hearken, ye women".

Presentation of Christ in the Temple/After-Feast, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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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 of the Lord in the Temple, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

Stichera at the Praises for the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple, Tone 4/Fourth Mode, Prosomoia of "Unto them that fear thee".

Presentation of the Lord in the Temple, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Apolytikion for the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple, Tone 1/First Mode.

The Recovery of the Sacred Relics of the Holy Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer, 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 The Recovery of the Sacred Relics of the Holy Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer (January 29), Tone 4/Fourth Mode, Prosomoia of "As one valiant".

Timothy the Apostle, 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 Saint Timothy the Apostle, January 22nd, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "Made right with the Spirit's brilliant beams . . . ."

Anastasios the Persian, 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 Saint Anastasios the Persian (January 22), Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "The ends of the world now sing the praise of thy wonders . . . ."  Updated 11/21/17.

Paul of Thebes-the Venerable, 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 the Venerable Paul of Thebes, January 15th, Prosomoion, "When he took thee."  "When by inspiration of our God . . . ."

John the Hut Dweller, 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 Saint John the Hut Dweller, January 15th, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "When by inspiration of our God . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany), Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilarion for Theophany (Epiphany), January 1, Tone 3/Third Mode, prosomoion of "From the heights our Savior, Christ".

Theophany, Third Kathisma

Third Kathisma for Theophany, January 1, Tone 4/Fourth Mode, prosomoion of "Be quick to anticipate".

Theophany, Second Kathisma

Second Kathisma for Theophany, January 1, Tone 4/Fourth Mode, prosomoion of "Joseph was amazed".

Theophany, First Kathisma

First Kathisma for Theophany, January 1, Tone 3/Third Mode, prosomoion of "Awed by thy beauty".

Circumcision of Christ and Saint Basil the Great, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

Stichera at the Praises for the Circumcision of Christ and Saint Basil the Great, January 1, Tone 5/Plagal First Mode, Prosomoia of "Rejoice".

Circumcision of Christ, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

Kontakion for the Circumcision of Christ, January 1, Tone 3/Third Mode, Prosomoion of "On this day the Virgin".

Circumcision of Christ, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Apolytikion for the Circumcision of Christ, January 1, Tone 1/First Mode, Prosomion of "While Gabriel was saying".  "Our human form hast thou taken on thyself without change . . . ."

Basil the Great, 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. 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, Exaposteilarion

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

Exaposteilarion for the Nativity of Christ (December 25), Original melody/automelon of "From the heights our Savior, Christ".  Updated 12/11/16.

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 . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Kontakion (chant)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

Kontakion for the Nativity of Christ, December 25th, the Original melody/automelon "On this day the Virgin beareth the Transcendent in Essense . . . ."  Updated 12/11/16.

Paramon (Eve) of the Nativity, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

Stichera at the Praises, Forefeast of the Nativity, December 24, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode, Prosomoia, "Ye angelic hosts".

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