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Title & Description Keywords
A
Refrain & Troparion of the Second Antiphon

Convention music-4B

Refrain of the First Antiphon

Convention music-2B

B
Before Thy Cross

Replaces the Trisagion for Elevation of the Cross & Third Sunday of Great Lent

Before Thy Cross

Sung on September 14th and the Third Sunday of Great Lent

E
Entrance Hymn

Convention music-7B

Entrance Hymn - Hierarchical

Convention music-7C

Exaposteilaria for Feast and After-Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos

These Exapostielaria are sung on the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, and the week that follows.

Exaposteilaria for the Holy Fathers (July)

These are sung on the Sunday that falls between July 13 and 19.

Exaposteilaria for the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

These are the two Exaposteilaria to be sung on the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman.

Exaposteilarion for Athanasius of Athos

Sung at Orthros (Matins) on July 5th

Exaposteilarion for the Feast of Ss. Constantine & Helen

This Exaposteilarion is sung on May 21st, the Feast of Ss. Constantine & Helen

Exaposteilarion for the Sunday of All Saints

This is sung on the first Sunday after Pentecost, the Sunday of All Saints. Updated 6/7/15.

Exaposteilarion for the Sunday of the Blind Man

This Exaposteilarion is sung on the Sunday of the Blind Man.

Exaposteilarion for the Sunday of the Holy Fathers-1st Ecum. Council

This Exaposteilarion is to be sung on the Sunday after the Ascension.

Exaposteilarion for the Sunday of the Paralytic

This Exaposteilarion is sung on the Sunday of the Paralytic.

Exaposteilarion for the Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost

This Exaposteilarion is sung on the Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost.

G
Gladsome Light - Byzantine

Convention music-42B: Standard Archdiocese Version

God is the Lord-Second Mode [Listen]

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.

Great Doxology - Tone 2

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins). Updated 6/10/15.

H
It Is Truly Meet

This arrangement of 'It is truly meet' was chanted by the Archangel Gabriel when he first revealed this hymn
near Karyes on the Holy Mountain in the year 982. 'Greater in honor' was composed by St. Ephrem the Syrian (4th c.).

K
Kontakion of Lazarus Saturday

Saturday before Palm Sunday

Kontakion of the Dormition of the Theotokos

Kontakion sung from August 15-23

Righteous Simeon the Stylite, Kontakion of

Original Special Melody - Seeking things on high; Feast Day is September 1st

Kontakion - Usual Sundays

Convention music-9A

L
Let Our Mouths Be Filled

Traditional Byzantine chant melody

M
Many Years

For a Priest and for a Bishop

P
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

Preserve O Lord

Ton Dhespotin, Convention music-30A

Preserve, O Lord

Beginning of Liturgy - Convention music 00-d

R
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.

T
Trisagion Hymn for Hierarchical Liturgy (11A)

Greek version

Trisagion Hymn for Hierarchical Liturgy (11B)

English version

Troparion of the Forefeast of the Cross

Troparion sung on the eve of the Feast of the Cross, September 13th

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 2

Convention music-6.2

Beheading of St. John the Baptist, Troparion of the

Feast Day is August 29th.  Updated 5/9/14.

Joachim & Anna, the Ancestors of God, Troparion of

Sung on September 9th

Joel, Troparion of the Prophet

Feast day is October 19th

John the Theologian/Divine/Apostle/Evangelist, Troparion of

This troparion is sung on May 8th and September 26th.

John the Theologian/Divine/Apostle/Evangelist, Troparion of

This troparion is sung on May 8th and September 26th.

Prophets, Troparion of

Most of the Prophets are included here with the different settings for each of their names.

Troparion of the 1st Sunday of Great Lent

Sung on the Sunday of Orthodoxy

Troparion of the 1st Sunday of Great Lent [Listen]

Sung on the Sunday of Orthodoxy

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

Sung on the First Sunday of Lent, and on August 16

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

This Troparion is sung on the First Sunday of Lent, as well as on August 16

V
Vesperal Stichera for August 16

These stichera are sung on August 16 for the Icon Not Made With Hands (Holy Napkin), and the After-Feast of the Dormtion of the Theotokos

W
We Have Seen The True Light

Traditional Byzantine chant melody