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Title & Description Keywords
A
A Good Word [Listen]

Selected verses from Psalm 44, sung as the Polyeleos for Marian feasts.  Click on the MIDI file (Listen) to hear how it sounds.

Akathist Hymn (Service)Group of files
All Saints Series

Divine Liturgy music for All Saints Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost, including the Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia and Communion Hymn

Alleluia

Sung in the key of G, for larger choirs.

Alleluia in Lent - Tone 8

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

Alleluias during Lent

These are the Alleluias sung during Lenten Orthros (Matins) in all 8 tones. (Updated 3-10-16)

AnaphoraGroup of files
Annunciation Series [Listen]

Divine Liturgy music for March 25th, which includes choral arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparia, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns.  Click on "Listen" to hear the Troparion of the Annunciation being sung by the choir of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, Tuscon, AZ.  Series UPDATED on 5/21/13.

AntiphonsGroup of files
Apolytikia for the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women

Apolytikia for the third Sunday of Paschaltide, the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women.

Arise, O God

Sung at the Vesperal Liturgy on Holy Saturday morning

As Many As Have Been BaptizedGroup of files
Ascension Series

Divine Liturgy music for Ascension, the 40th day after Pascha, including the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn

Awed by the beauty of thy virginity

Theotokion of the first kathisma of Mode III Resurrectional Matins. Also sung at the end of the Salutations to the Theotokos service on Fridays of Great Lent.

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Baptism, Sacrament of

Chant and Choral music for the Sacrament of Baptism.  UPDATED AND CORRECTED, 8/29/13.

Be Quick To Anticipate, Original Melody

Special Melody from 2nd Orthros Kathisma-Wednesday-T4

Beatitudes, The [Listen]

The Beatitudes is sung in the Slavic tradition during the Little Entrance.

Before CommunionGroup of files
Before Thy CrossGroup of files
Bless, O Lord, Thy Servants

Sung at weddings

Bless, O Lord, Thy Servants

Sung at weddings

Blessed Be the Name of the LordGroup of files
By The Waters of Babylon [Listen]

In some traditions, this is sung following the Polyeleos during Matins (Orthros) on the three Sunday before Lent.

Byzantine Guide to the Tones

An introductory help and guide to the scales of each tone for Byzantine Chant

Byzantine Guide to the Tones: Mneumonic Verses [Listen]

A singable guide to each tone in Byzantine chant, syllabic style only. (Not to be actually sung in church, though!)  Click on [Listen] to hear this being sung.

Byzantine Tone Formulae

A comprehensive chart for understanding the 8 Byzantine Tones

Byzantine Vespers Project

This is the music from the 1974 version of Kazan's Vespers. It has been typeset but NOT corrected in its barring and accenting, with ison added.  Updated 11/22/16.

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Carols of the NativityGroup of files
Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at "O Lord I have cried"

This is the Glory to be sung at "O Lord I have cried" on Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  "Verily, Adam sat opposite paradise . . ."

Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha

This is the Glory to be sung at the Aposticha on Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  "Verily, Adam for eating was driven from Paradise . . ."

Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

This Glory is sung at the Praises on Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  "The time cometh . . ."

Cherubic HymnsGroup of files
Children's Music 1

This is the first set of Children's music for our youngest children, ages Pre-school to 6 years old.

Children's Music 2

This is the second set of Children's music, for ages 7-12 years old.

Christ is RisenGroup of files
Circumcision of our Lord & St. Basil Series

Divine Liturgy music for January 1st, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparia, Kontakia, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns.  Update 6/17/13.

Come Let Us Worship

Convention music-40A

Come ye take light/To thy Resurrection

The opening processional for the Paschal Rush/Midnight service.

Communion HymnsGroup of files
Communion Hymns for the Year

25 communion hymns for all occasions throughout the liturgical year

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DismissalsGroup of files
Divine Liturgy - 2-part

This music is for smaller or mission choirs, having only a melody and an ison (bass note), in the key of C-major.

Divine Liturgy - 3-part

Three-part music for smaller choirs, in the key of F.

Divine Liturgy - 4-part

This music is in 4-part harmony, in the key of D, by Richard Toensing.  Updated: 1/27/13.

Divine Liturgy - English version of the Arabic

The Divine Liturgy by Professor Michael Hilko, sung by many of our choirs in the 1950s and 1960s, is now available in English.

Divine Liturgy - Major setting

This is Dr. Karam's major setting for the Liturgy. Updated 1/13/14.

Divine Liturgy - Minor setting

This is Prof. Karam's minor setting of the Divine Liturgy.

Divine Liturgy for Congregational Singing

by Richard Toensing

Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom in Tone 3 by Fr. John FinleyGroup of files
Dormition Series

Divine Liturgy music for August 15th, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross Series

Divine Liturgy music for September 14th, including the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn. CORRECTED 9/15/08

Entrance HymnsGroup of files
Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple Series

Divine Liturgy music for November 21st, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns

Epiphany of our Lord (Baptism of Christ)

Feast Day is January 6th.  Also under "Theophany of our Lord Series."

ExaposteilariaGroup of files
F
Forgiveness Theotokion

This Theotokion is sung at the end of Forgiveness Evening Vespers, Tone/Mode 2.  "O Mother of the high God, O righteous one, . . ."

Funeral Service

Chant version of the Funeral Service. Updated 1/17/17.

Funeral Service

Choral version of the Funeral Service

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Give Me This Stranger

This hymn is sung on Great and Holy Friday night (Orthros of Holy Saturday), after the procession with the bier, as people are coming back into church, or at the end of the service. It is in both Western and Byzantine notation.

Gladsome LightGroup of files
God is the LordGroup of files
God Is With Us

Sung at Great Compline

Gospel ResponsesGroup of files
Great & Holy Friday Matins

These are Prof. Hilko's arrangements of the Orthros Service sung on Thursday evening, in anticipation of Holy Friday, using Russian Tones. UPDATED 6/4/13!

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Full Version

Music for the Full Version of the Canon, sung on the Fifth Thursday of Lent. Updated 4/9/11.

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Monday

Music for Monday of the first week of Lent

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Thursday

Music for Thursday of the first week of Lent. Corrected 3/10/14.

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Tuesday

Music for Tuesday of the first week of Lent

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Wednesday

Music for Wednesday of the first week of Lent

Great DoxologiesGroup of files
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Holy Unction Service

Music for the Sacrament of Holy Unction - sung on Holy Wednesday evening and other times for healing.  UPDATED: May, 2011!

Holy Week Series

Selected pieces for Holy Week.

Hymn of Kassiani the Nun

Sung as the Doxastikon of the Aposticha for Holy Wednesday Bridegroom Matins. UPDATED and corrected 7/31/13!

Hymns to the TheotokosGroup of files
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I Leave You My Peace

May be sung as a recessional hymn.

Is Polla Eti Dhespota

Many years, master; Convention music-52

J
Joseph was amazed, Original melody

Special Melody from 1st Orthros Kathisma-Sunday-T4

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KatabasiaeGroup of files
Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)Group of files
Kontakia of Feasts & ForefeastsGroup of files
Kontakia of SaintsGroup of files
Kontakion for Usual Sundays (chant)

Kontakion for usual Sundays - "O Protection of Christians that cannot be put to shame..."

Kontakion for Usual Sundays (choral)

Convention music-9A

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Lamentations-Stasis 1, 2, & 3

These are the Lamentations that are sung on Holy Friday evening, during Orthros of Holy Saturday

Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday Series

Divine Liturgy music for the above, with chant and choral settings for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparia, Kontakia, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, & Communion Hymns

Lazarus Saturday Communion Hymn

A slightly different arrangement

Lent-1st Sunday, Doxatikon (Glory) at "O Lord I have cried"

This Glory is sung at "O Lord I have cried" on the First Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 2.  "The grace of truth hath shone . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday, Doxatikon (Glory) at the Aposticha

This Glory is sung at the Aposticha on the First Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 2.  "O ye who have passed . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday, Doxatikon (Glory) at the Praises

This Glory is sung at the Praises on the First Sunday of Lent, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  "Moses received the law . . . ."

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.

Lenten Triodion Series

Troparia & Kontakia in Choral & Chant arrangements for the Sundays of the Lenten Triodion, from Pharisee & Publican to the 5th Sunday of Great Lent.  Updated 2/14/17.

Let All Mortal Flesh

Holy Saturday Divine Liturgy (to be sung in place of the Cherubic Hymn. Text Adaptation by Michael G. Farrow

Let My Prayer Arise (chant)

There are two versions here:  one in Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode (for the first week of Lent and Holy Week), and the second in Tone 5/Plagal First Mode (for the rest of Lent).

Let Our God Arise [Listen]

This hymn may be sung during the Paschal season, after any of the services, as a paraliturgical hymn.  NOTE: The Andante section in the MIDI does not reflect that it should slow down at that point.

Let Our Mouths Be Filled With Thy PraiseGroup of files
LitaniesGroup of files
Little Paraklesis

The musical score for the service of Little Paraklesis, including Holy Transfiguration Monastery's metered translation of the Canon written out with Western notation.

Lord, have mercy

This is a set of 10 Lord have mercies, which may be sung 4 times for when 40 LHMs is needed.

Lord, have mercy (40 times)

This may be sung at the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross, September 14th, Russian melody.

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Magnifications (More honorable) at the Katabasiae (Canon)Group of files
Many YearsGroup of files
Matins, Kazan Byzantine ProjectGroup of files
Meat Fare (Judgment) Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at "O Lord I have cried"

This Glory is sung at "O Lord I have cried" on Meat Fare (Judgment) Sunday, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode, "When the thrones are placed..."

Meat Fare (Judgment) Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha

This Glory is sung at the Aposticha on Meat Fare (Judgment) Sunday, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode, "Woe to thee, O darkened soul..."

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

This is the Glory at the Praises on Meat Fare (Judgment) Sunday, Tone 1/First Mode, "Let us go before, O brethren..."

Meeting of the Lord Series

Music for the Presentation of the Lord on February 2nd, including the 9th Ode of Matins, and the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn of Liturgy. Updated 2/1/17.

Memorial Service

Chant version of the Memorial (Trisagion) Service.  Updated 2/12/17.

Memorial Service

Choral version of the Memorial (Trisagion) Service

Memory EternalGroup of files
Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)Group of files
Mid-Pentecost Series

Divine Liturgy music for this Feast that comes the Wednesday between the Sunday of the Paralytic and the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

Myrrh-bearing Women Series

Divine Liturgy Music for the Second Sunday after Pascha

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National Convention and Regional Conference Music for Divine Liturgy and Vespers

CAUTION: This is a 2.0 megabyte file, and may take a while to download at slow speeds.  UPDATED IN PDF FORMAT:  3/21/15.

Nativity of Christ, Kathismata

Kathismata for Nativity (December 25), Tone 4/Fourth Mode, prosomoia of "Joseph was amazed".

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ Series

Divine Liturgy music for December 25th, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ-Post Feast Series

The Kontakion of the Feast (sung Dec. 25-31); the Alleluia & Hymn to the Theotokos for the Synaxis (Dec. 26), & the Troparion of the Sunday after the Nativity (Dec. 25-31)

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ-Pre Feast Series

The Kontakion and the Troparia of the Prefeast and Paramon of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, November 26th - December 24th.  Music has been updated Nov. 30th.

Nativity of the Theotokos Series

Divine Liturgy music for September 8th, including the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn

Now the Powers of Heaven

New music for SMI, 2010

O
O Lord of Hosts

Sung at Great Compline

Open To Me The Doors of Repentance

The three hymns are sung as the Post-Gospel Hymns for the Triodion, after Psalm 50, from the Sunday of the Pharisee and Publican to the 5th Sunday of Lent.

Open To Me The Doors of Repentance [Listen]

These reverential troparia are sung during Matins (Orthros) from the Sunday of the Pharisee and Publican to the 5th Sunday of Lent.

Open To Me The Doors of Repentance

These three hymns are sung during the Season of the Triodion, in Orthros as the Post-Gospel hymns after Psalm 50, from the Sunday of the Pharisee and Publican to the 5th Sunday of Lent.  They are in Western & Byzantine notation.  Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode & Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  Updated 2/19/17.

Ordination MusicGroup of files
P
Paraliturgical MusicGroup of files
Paralytic Series

Sunday of the Paralytic, 3rd Sunday after Pascha: Alleluia & Hymn to the Theotokos

Pascha Series

Divine Liturgy choral music for the Feast of Pascha (Easter).

Pentecost Orthros Prokeimenon

Sung before the Orthros Gospel  Updated 5/29/15

Pentecost Series

Divine Liturgy music for Pentecost, the 50th day after Pascha, including the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion (Standard Arch. Vrsn), Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn.  Updated 6/17/13.

Pharisee & Publican, Doxastikon (Glory) at "O Lord I have cried"

This is the hymn sung at the Glory of "Lord I have cried" on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican.

Pharisee & Publican, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha

This is the hymn sung as the Glory at the Aposticha on the Sunday of the Pharisse & Publican.

Pharisee & Publican, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

This is the Glory sung at the Praises of Orthros/Matins on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican, during the Triodion.

Phimi for Metropolitan JOSEPH

This Phimi is to be sung only with Metropolitan JOSEPH, at the end of the Hierarchical "Holy God."  UPDATED 7/6/15

Polychronion for Metropolitan JOSEPH

This may be sung at the end of a service when His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH is presiding.

Polyeleos-Psalm 134

This is the 1st Polyeleos, Psalm 134, sung in Orthros (Matins) on Major Feasts.

Polyeleos-Psalm 135

This is the 2nd Polyeleos, Psalm 135, sung in Orthros (Matins) on Major Feasts.

Praise Ye the Name of the Lord

Convention music-50

PraisesGroup of files
Preserve O Lord

Ton Dhespotin, Convention music-30A

Preserve, O Lord

Beginning of Liturgy - Convention music 00-d

Prodigal Son, Doxastikon (Glory) at "O Lord I have cried"

This is the hymn sung at the Glory of "Lord I have cried" on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son.

Prodigal Son, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha

This is the hymn sung as the Glory at the Aposticha on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son.

Prodigal Son, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

This is the Glory sung at the Praises of Orthros/Matins on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son, during the Triodion.

Prokeimenon, Great - First of Lent

Turn not thy face away

Prokeimenon, Great - Second of Lent

This Prokeimenon is sung on the 1st (Sunday of Orthodoxy), the 3rd and the 5th Sunday of Lent, in Tone 8/Plagal of 4th Mode: Thou hast given an inheritance, O Lord.  Updated 1/5/17.

PsalmsGroup of files
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Receive Ye the Body of ChristGroup of files
Reception of a Bishop

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.

Rejoice, O Bride & Alleluia

For the Akathist Service

Rejoice, O Virgin

This hymn is sung at the beginning of the Artoklasia service (blessing of the 5 loaves), usually a part of Vespers, after the Litya, for special feasts and saints' days.

Rejoice, O Virgin Theotokos

Three-part music (SAB) in A-minor

Rejoice, O Virgin Theotokos

Four-part music in G-major

Resurrectional Apolytikion, Tone 1 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Apolytikion from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 1/First Mode.

Resurrectional Apolytikion, Tone 2 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Apolytikion from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 2/Second Mode.

Resurrectional Apolytikion, Tone 3 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Apolytikion from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 3/Third Mode.

Resurrectional Apolytikion, Tone 4 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Apolytikion from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 4/Fourth Mode.

Resurrectional Apolytikion, Tone 5 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Apolytikion from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 5/Plagal First Mode.

Resurrectional Apolytikion, Tone 6 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Apolytikion from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.

Resurrectional Apolytikion, Tone 7 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Apolytikion from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 7/Grave Mode.

Resurrectional Apolytikion, Tone 8 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Apolytikion from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia, Tone 1 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 1/First Mode.

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia, Tone 2 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 2/Second Mode.

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia, Tone 3 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 4/Fourth Mode.

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia, Tone 4 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 4/Fourth Mode.

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia, Tone 5 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 5/Plagal First Mode.

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia, Tone 6 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia, Tone 7 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 7/Grave Mode.

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia, Tone 8 (Kazan)

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia from the Kazan Byzantine Project, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.

Rich men have turned poor

This hymn is sung at toward the end of the Artoklasia service (blessing of the 5 loaves), usually a part of Vespers, after the Litya, for special feasts and saints' days.

S
Saint John of Damascus, Aposticha and Stichera at the Praises

Aposticha and Stichera at the Praises for St. John of Damascus, December 4, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode. Prosomoia of "O strange wonder".

Samaritan Woman Series

Divine Liturgy music for the 4th Sunday after Pascha

Saturday of Souls, Apolytikion & Theotokion

This is the Apolytikion (Troparion) and Theotokion for the services on Saturday of the Souls, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode. "O only Creator . . . (O thou who by the depth . . .),"  and "We have verily accepted thee . . . (Thee do we have as a wall . . .).

Saturday of Souls, Doxatikon (Glory) at "O Lord I have cried"

This Glory at "O Lord I have cried" is sung on Saturday of Souls, Meat Fare Saturday, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode, "I weep and I wail."

Saturday of Souls, Evlogitaria

These Evlogitaria are from the Funeral Service, and are sung at Orthros (Matins) on Saturday of Souls, Meat Fare Saturday. Tone 5/Plagal First Mode.

Saturday of Souls, Memorial Service

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

Saturday of Souls, Theotokion at the Aposticha

The Theotokion (Both now) at the Aposticha on Saturday of Souls, Meat Fare Saturday, "By thy Birth-giver's prayers." Special melody (prosomion) "As it is written."

Ss. Peter & Paul-Akathist

Akathist service sung on June 29th, by Basil Kazan, taken from the text of the Menaion from St. John of Kronstadt Monastery.

Ss. Peter & Paul-Orthros

ORTHROS (Matins) music for the Feast, sung on the day of June 29th. Updated 6/29/2014

Ss. Peter & Paul-Vespers

VESPERS music for the Feast, sung on the evening of June 28th.

St. Simeon's PrayerGroup of files
Sunday before Nativity of Christ-Orthros (Matins)

This is the Orthros (Matins) service for the Sunday before the Nativity of Christ, December 18-24, the Sunday of the Genealogy

Sunday before Nativity of Christ-Vespers

This is the Vesper service for the Sunday before the Nativity of Christ, December 18-24, the Sunday of the Genealogy. (Updated 12/13/12 with proper Special melody label, not music.)

Sunday of the Forefathers-before Nativity of Christ-Orthros (Matins)

This is the Orthros (Matins) service for the 2nd Sunday before Christmas, December 11-17, the Sunday of the Forefathers

Sunday of the Forefathers-before Nativity of Christ-Vespers

This is the Vesper service for the 2nd Sunday before Christmas, December 11-17, the Sunday of the Forefathers. (Updated 12/13/12 with proper Special melody label, not music.)

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The Angel Cried

Megalynarion for Pascha, Male Choir

The Angel Cried [Listen]

This hymn is sung during the Paschal season, instead of It It Truly Meet.

The Angel Cried Unto Her [Listen]

Sung during the Paschal season instead of It Is Truly Meet.

The Great Moses

Sung on Holy Friday night as the Glory of the Praises for Orthros of Holy Saturday, in the traditional melody of "Inna Mousa."

Theophany of our Lord Series

Divine Liturgy music for January 6th, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns. Updated 12/15/16.

Theophany of our Lord-Prefeast Series

Troparion of the Prefeast (Jan. 2-4), Kontakion (2-5), and Trop. of the Paramon (Jan. 5) of Theophany (January 6) in chant and choral forms: Special Melodies

Theophany, First Kathisma

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

Theophany, Second Kathisma

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

Theophany, Third Kathisma

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

They Shall Find Joy

Taken from Psalm 20

Thomas Sunday Series

Divine Liturgy Music for Thomas Sunday, the Sunday after Pascha (Easter)

Transfiguration Series

Divine Liturgy music for August 6th, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn.  The Communion Hymn was updated 7/17/15.

Updated with new Apolytikion and Kontakion 3 August 2016.

Trisagion HymnsGroup of files
Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & ForefeastsGroup of files
Troparia (Apolytikia) of the ResurrectionGroup of files
Troparia (Apolytikia) of the SaintsGroup of files
Troparia of the Sundays of Great LentGroup of files
Troparion of the 5th Saturday of Lent

Sung on the 5th Saturday of Great Lent, as well as at the Akathist on the 5th Friday only.

Troparion of the Deposition of the Precious Sash of the Theotokos

Feast day is August 31st

Troparion of the Icon Not Made By Hands (Holy Napkin)

This Apolytikion is sung on August 16 for this commemoration, as well as on the 1st Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 2.  "Thy pure image . . . ."

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Unto the Mother of God [Listen]

This troparion is sung in the beginning of the Paraklesis service; also known as "To God's Birthgiver let us run now most earnestly..."

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Vesperal Divine Liturgy of Holy Saturday

Complete service book for Holy Saturday from Kazan Byzantine Project

Vesperal SticheraGroup of files
Vespers - Saturday Prokeimenon

Prokeimenon for Saturday Great Vespers, Tone 6/Plagal II Mode.

Vespers 2-part

Music for Vespers, 2-part harmony in C-major

Vespers 2-part

Music for Vespers, 2-part harmony in F-minor

Vespers, Kazan - Come Let Us Worship

Invitatory from the Kazan Vespers book.

Vespers, Kazan - Dismissal

Dismissal after apolytikia from Kazan Vespers book. Arranged and adapted by Raymond J. George (1917-2002).

Vespers, Kazan - Fast Final Glory in Assorted Tones

Fast Final Glory in various Byzantine tones, from Kazan Vespers book.

Vespers, Kazan - Final Glory #1

Final Glory at end of Vespers, choral, by Raymond J. George (1917-2002). 

Vespers, Kazan - Great Litany

Great Litany #1 and #2 from the Kazan Vespers book.

Vespers, Kazan - Litany Before the Aposticha

Litany before the Aposticha from the Kazan Vespers book.

Vespers, Kazan - Litany of Fervent Supplication #1

Litany of Fervent Supplication, first version from the Kazan Vespers book.  Updated 11/22/16.

Vespers, Kazan - Litany of Fervent Supplication #2

Litany of Fervent Supplication, second version from the Kazan Vespers book.  Updated 11/22/16.

Vespers, Kazan - O Gladsome Light (Chant)

Lamp-lighting hymn after "O Lord I have cried", chant setting.

Vespers, Kazan - O Gladsome Light (Choral)

Lamp-lighting hymn for after "O Lord I have cried". Choral setting.

Vespers, Kazan - O Lord I have cried with verses and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 1

"O Lord I have cried" (Kekragaria) with verses (stichologia) and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 1/First Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - O Lord I have cried with verses and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 2

"O Lord I have cried" (kekragaria), verses (stichologia), and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 2/Second Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - O Lord I have cried with verses and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 3

"O Lord I have cried" (kekragaria) with verses (stichologia) and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 3/Third Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - O Lord I have cried with verses and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 4

"O Lord I have cried" (kekragaria) with verses (stichologia) and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 4/Fourth Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - O Lord I have cried with verses and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 5

"O Lord I have cried" (kekragaria) with verses (stichologia) and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 5/Plagal First Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - O Lord I have cried with verses and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 6

"O Lord I have cried" (kekragaria) with verses (stichologia) and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - O Lord I have cried with verses and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 7

"O Lord I have cried" (kekragaria) with verses (stichologia) and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 7/Grave Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - O Lord I have cried with verses and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 8

"O Lord I have cried" (kekragaria) with verses (stichologia) and Resurrectional stichera, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion, Tone 1

Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion from the Kazan Vespers book, Tone 1/First Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion, Tone 2

Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion from the Kazan Vespers book, Tone 2/Second Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion, Tone 3

Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion from the Kazan Vespers book, Tone 3/Third Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion, Tone 4

Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion from the Kazan Vespers book, Tone 4/Fourth Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion, Tone 5

Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion from the Kazan Vespers book, Tone 5/Plagal First Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion, Tone 6

Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion from the Kazan Vespers book, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion, Tone 7

Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion from the Kazan Vespers book, Tone 7/Grave Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion, Tone 8

Resurrectional Aposticha and Theotokion from the Kazan Vespers book, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 1

Aposticha for the Resurrection, Tone 1/First Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 2

Aposticha for the Resurrection, Tone 2/Second Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 3

Aposticha for the Resurrection, Tone 3/Third Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 4

Aposticha for the Resurrection, Tone 4/Fourth Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 5

Aposticha for the Resurrection, Tone 5/Mode Plagal I.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 6

Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 7

Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 7/Grave Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 8

Resurrectional Aposticha, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at O Lord I have cried, Tone 1

Theotokion for the Resurrection at "O Lord I have cried", Tone 1/First Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at O Lord I have cried, Tone 2

Theotokion of the Resurrection at "O Lord I have cried", Tone 2/Second Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at O Lord I have cried, Tone 3

Theotokion of the Resurrection at "O Lord I have cried", Tone 3/Third Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at O Lord I have cried, Tone 4

Theotokion for the Resurrection at "O Lord I have cried", Tone 4/Fourth Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at O Lord I have cried, Tone 5

Theotokion for the Resurrection at "O Lord I have cried", Tone 5/Plagal First Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at O Lord I have cried, Tone 6

Theotokion for the Resurrection at "O Lord I have cried", Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at O Lord I have cried, Tone 7

Theotokion for the Resurrection at "O Lord I have cried", Tone 7/Grave Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at O Lord I have cried, Tone 8

Theotokion for the Resurrection at "O Lord I have cried", Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at the Aposticha, Tone 1

Theotokion for the Resurrection at the Aposticha, Tone 1/First Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at the Aposticha, Tone 2

Theotokion for the Resurrection at the Aposticha, Tone 2/Second Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at the Aposticha, Tone 3

Theotokion for the Resurrection at the Aposticha, Tone 3/Third Mode.

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

Theotokion for the Resurrection at the Aposticha, Tone 4/Fourth Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at the Aposticha, Tone 5

Theotokion for the Resurrection at the Aposticha, Tone 5/Mode Plagal I.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at the Aposticha, Tone 6

Theotokion for the Resurrection at the Aposticha, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at the Aposticha, Tone 7

Theotokion for the Resurrection at the Aposticha, Tone 7/Grave Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Resurrectional Theotokion at the Aposticha, Tone 8

Theotokion for the Resurrection at the Aposticha, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - Saturday Prokeimenon

Vesperal prokeimenon for Saturday evening.

Vespers, Kazan - Slow Final Glory in Various Tones

Slow (Sticheraric) Final Glory in the various tones, from the Kazan Vespers book, adapted. Updated 1/14/17.

Vespers, Kazan - St. Simeon's Prayer (Chant)

St. Simeon's Prayer; chant setting by Kazan in Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.

Vespers, Kazan - St. Simeon's Prayer (Choral)

St. Simeon's Prayer, choral version by Archangelsky and adapted into English by Gelsinger.

Vespers, Kazan - Weekday Prokeimena

Prokeimena for weekday Vespers.

Vouchsafe, O Lord [Listen]

This hymn is usually said by the bishop during Vespers, but may be sung, if desired.

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We Have Seen the True LightGroup of files
Wedding MusicGroup of files
Who Is So Great A God

Great Prokeimenon sung at Vesper Service on the eve of the Sunday of Orthodoxy, Pascha (Agape), and Pentecost

Who is so great a God (choral)

This Great Prokeimenon, Russian melody, is sung on the Sunday of Orthodoxy (First Sunday of Lent), at Agape Vespers on Pascha, and at the Kneeling Service on Pentecost.