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The music listed below is in alphabetical order according to either Title, or Season (for all the Feast Day Series), or is grouped according to type of hymns (such as Antiphons, or Communion Hymns, etc.). To SEARCH for a particular hymn, you may either
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Displaying All Music with Keyword: Byzantine Tone 8
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Title & Description Keywords
A
Akathist: Responses for the Canon & Oikoi

The response "Most Holy Theotokos, save us" in Tone 4, and the two responses: "Hail, O Bride..." and "Alleluia" in Tone 8, Key of C.  UPDATED 2/5/13.

Kontakion of Annunciation

Sung on March 25, and during the Akathist Hymn - Service

Kontakion of Annunciation

Sung on March 25, and during the Akathist Hymn - Service

Kontakion of the Annunciation [Listen]

Kontakion sung on March 25th, and during the Akathist Hymn (Service) - "To Thee The Champion Leader": Standard Archdiocese Version

Kontakion of the Annunciation-Arabic

This version has the English transliteration to sing this in Arabic. Sung also at the Akathist service. Updated 3/9/09 with ison.

All creation rejoices in thee

Sung as the Hymn to the Theotokos for the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great (January 1st, the Sundays of Great Lent, Holy Thursday & Holy Saturday morning)

All creation rejoices in thee [Listen]

Sung as the Hymn to the Theotokos for the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great (January 1st, the Sundays of Great Lent, Holy Thursday & Holy Saturday morning)

Anaphora

Choral setting based on the Antiochian Village Camp Book

C
Communion Hymn

This was done by Dn. George Nashawati, based on the music of Sakellarides, offering two versions.

Communion Hymn for Friday

Convention music-22I

Communion Hymn for Monday

Convention music-22E

Communion Hymn for Saturday

Convention music-22J

Communion Hymn for Sunday

Convention music-22D

Communion Hymn for Sunday (Arabic)

Convention music-22A

Communion Hymn for Sunday (Koinonikon)

Convention music-22C

Communion Hymn for the Apostles (or an Apostle)

To be sung for an Apostle (his), or for many Apostles (their).

Communion Hymn for Thursday

Convention music-22H

Communion Hymn for Tuesday

Convention music-22F

Communion Hymn for Wednesday

Convention music-22G

Peoples Communion Hymn [Listen]

Convention music-24A

G
Great Doxology - Tone 8

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

H
Hymn of Kassiani the Nun

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

K
Katabasiae for the Cross

These Katabasiae are sung in Orthros (Matins) from August 1-13 and August 24-September 21.  They can also be sung at the Sacrament of Baptism, while the baby or child is being clothed.  They are sung in a special Tone 8, similar to the Canon of the Paraklesis.  UPDATED AND CORRECTED, 8/29/13

Kontakion of Meat-Fare Saturday (chant)

"With the saints give rest," sung on the Saturday before Meat-Fare Sunday. Also sung in the Funeral Service (See Funeral Service).

Kontakion of Annunciation

This is the standard Kontakion of Annunciation, also sung during Great Lent at the Akathist service.

Kontakion of Annunciation

Sung on March 25th, the initial Sundays in Lent, and at the Akathist Hymn.

Kontakion of Annunciation - Arabic

This hymn is the Arabic version of "To thee the Champion Leader" and is sung on the Sundays during Lent before March 25th,on the Feast of Annunciation, March 25th, itself, and on the Fridays of Lent during the Akathist Hymn.

P
Post-Gospel Hymns for the Triodion

The three hymns beginning with 'Open to me the doors of repentance'.  UPDATED!  The third hymn was missing words, "wretch that I am."  They are now included, in both the traditional and easier melodies.  Updated 2/17/13

Prokeimenon, Great - First of Lent

Turn not thy face away

T
Troparion of Mid-Pentecost

Troparion sung from the 4th - 5th Wednesday after Pascha

Troparion of Pentecost

50 days after Pascha: Standard Archdiocese Version

Troparion of the Akathist Hymn (Service)

Troparion sung on the 5th Friday of Great Lent - "With mystic apprehension"

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 8

Convention music-6.8

Chariton the Confessor, Troparion of

"The barren wilderness..."  Feast day is September 28th

Constantine & Helen, Troparion of

Feast day is May 21st

Hilarion the Great, Troparion of

"The barren wilderness ..."  Feast Day is October 21st

Holy Fathers, Troparion of the

Sung on the Sunday between Oct. 11-17; the Sunday before Pentecost; the Sunday between July 13-19

John Chrysostom, Apolytikion of

His Feast Day is November 13th.  This is the official version sung by SOYO in conjunction with their initial prayer service.

John Chrysostom, Troparion of

Feast Day is November 13th. This is also sung after his Paschal homily is read on Pascha.

John of Damascus, Troparion of

Feast day is December 4th

Stephen of Palestine, Troparion of

This is the Venerable Stephen of Mar Sabbas Monastery of Palestine. Feast day is October 28th.

Troparion of the 2nd Sunday of Great Lent

Sunday of Gregory Palamas

Troparion of the 2nd Sunday of Great Lent [Listen]

Sunday of Gregory Palamas

Troparion of the 4th Sunday of Great Lent

Sunday of John Climacus of the Divine Ladder

Troparion of the 4th Sunday of Great Lent

Sunday of John Climacus of the Divine Ladder

Troparion of the 5th Sunday of Great Lent

Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt

Troparion of the 5th Sunday of Great Lent

Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt

Troparion of 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

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