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"While Thy disciples looked on Thee," Exaposteilarion for Ascension

Exaposteilarion for Ascension.

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Alleluias during Lent

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

Apolytikia for the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women

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

Apolytikion for St. Cyprian

Apolytikion for St. Cyprian, October 2.

Apolytikion for St. Joseph of Damascus

Apolytikion for St. Joseph of Damascus, 10 July.

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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Byzantine Matins Project

This is the music from the 1976 version of Kazan's Matins. It has been typeset and corrected in its barring and accenting, with ison added. Please use with it the newer versions of the God is the Lord, also found in this PDF Library.  Updated 11/22/16.

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Entrance of the Virgin into the Temple, Exaposteilarion

Exposteilarion, the Entrance of the Virgin into to the Temple, November 21, prosomoion to "Hearken ye women", Tone 2/Second Mode.

Exaposteilara/Theotokion for Saint Barbara and Saint John of Damascus

Exaposteilaria for St. Barbara and St. John of Damascus, 4 December, Tone 3/Third Mode. Prosomoia of "While standing in the temple's courts".

Exaposteilaria for Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg

This Exaposteilarion and its Theotokion are sung on January 24th for the Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg, Fool-for-Christ

Exaposteilaria for Ss. Cyrus & John (Jan 31)

These Exaposteilaria are sung during Orthros/Matins for the Holy Unmercenaries Cyrus & John, celebrated on January 31st.

Exaposteilaria for St. Anthony

These Exaposteilaria are sung on January 17th for the Feast of St. Anthony the Great

Exaposteilaria for the Holy Fathers (July)

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

Exaposteilaria for the Holy Fathers (October)

These Exaposteilaria are sung on the Sunday of October 11-17, for the Holy Fathers of the 7th Ecum. Council

Exaposteilaria for the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

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

Exaposteilaria/Theotokion for St. John Chrysostom

Exaposteilaria/Theotokion for St. John Chrysostom, November 13, prosomoia to "While standing in the temple's courts", Tone 3/Third Mode, and "Hearken, ye women", Tone 2/Second Mode.

Exaposteilarion for Athanasius of Athos

Sung at Orthros (Matins) on July 5th

Exaposteilarion for Ss. Cosmas and Damian

This Exaposteilarion and its Theotokion are sung on November 1st.

Exaposteilarion for St. Elisha (Elisseus)

This Exaposteilarion and its Theotokion are sung on June 14

Exaposteilarion for St. James, the Brother of Our Lord

Exaposteilarion for the Apostle James, the Brother of Our Lord, 23 October. Prosomoia to "Upon that Mount in Galilee".

Exaposteilarion for St. Luke

St. Luke is celebrated on October 18th.

Exaposteilarion for St. Nicholas

This is the Exaposteilarion for St Nicholas, December 6th.

Exaposteilarion for the Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council

Exaposteilarion for the commemoration of the Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council, celebrated on the Sunday that falls between 11-17 October.

Exaposteilarion for the Feast of Ss. Constantine & Helen

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

Exaposteilarion for the Feast of the Meeting of the Lord

The Exaposteilarion for the Feast of the Meeting of the Lord (Presentation of the Lord in the Temple).

Exaposteilarion for the Sunday Before Theophany

This is the Exaposteilarion for the Sunday Before Theophany, Jan. 2-4

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.

Exaposteilarion/Theotokion for St. Paul the Confessor

Exaposteilarion/Theotokion for St. Paul the Confessor, November 6, prosomoion to "Hearken, ye women", Tone 2/Second Mode.

Forefeast for the Entrance of the Virgin into the Temple, Exaposteilarion

Exposteilarion, Forefeast of the Entrance of the Virgin into to the Temple, November 20, prosomoion to "Upon that mount in Galilee", Tone 2/Second Mode.

Holy Forefathers, Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilaria for the Sunday of the Forefathers, the Sunday within 11-17 December, Tone 2/Second Mode, Prosomoia of "Hearken ye women".

James the Persian, Exaposteilarion

Exaposteilarion, St. James the Persian, November 27, prosomoion to "Hearken ye women", Tone 2/Second Mode.

Matins, Kazan - Exaposteilarion for the Eighth Eothinon, Tone 2

Exaposteilarion for the Eighth Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Exaposteilarion for the Eleventh Eothinon, Tone 2

Exaposteilarion for the Eleventh Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Exaposteilarion for the Fifth Eothinon, Tone 2

Exaposteilarion for the Fifth Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Exaposteilarion for the First Eothinon, Tone 2

Exaposteilarion for the First Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Exaposteilarion for the Fourth Eothinon, Tone 2

Exaposteilarion for the Fourth Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Exaposteilarion for the Ninth Eothinon, Tone 2

Exaposteilarion for the Ninth Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Exaposteilarion for the Second Eothinon, Tone 2

Exaposteilarion for the Second Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Exaposteilarion for the Seventh Eothinon, Tone 2

Exaposteilarion for the Seventh Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Exaposteilarion for the Sixth Eothinon, Tone 2

Exaposteilarion for the Sixth Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Exaposteilarion for the Tenth Eothinon, Tone 2

Exaposteilarion for the Tenth Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Exaposteilarion for the Third Eothinon, Tone 2

Exaposteilarion for the Third Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Pentecost Orthros Exaposteilarion

Special Melody, Tone 3.  Ison has been added.

Exaposteilarion for St. Cyprian

Exaposteilarion for St. Cyprian, October 2. Prosomoia of "Hearken, ye women".

Exaposteilarion for the Exaltation of the Cross

"The Cross is the guardian of the whole world", 2nd mode, Exaposteilarion for the Exaltation of the Cross.

Exaposteilarion for the Nativity of the Theotokos

"The ends of the earth rejoice today upon thy birth", Second Mode, Exaposteilarion for the Nativity of the Theotokos.

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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.

God is the Lord

These are the 8 modes (tones) for God is the Lord in WESTERN notation, sung during Orthros (Matins), with the updated text and music.

God is the Lord

These are all 8 modes (tones) for God is the Lord in BYZANTINE notation, sung during Orthros (Matins), with the updated text and music.  This is a 4M file, and may take a minute to download.

God is the Lord-First 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.

God is the Lord-Fourth 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.

God is the Lord-Grave 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.

God is the Lord-Plagal First 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.

God is the Lord-Plagal Fourth 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.

God is the Lord-Plagal 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.

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.

God is the Lord-Third 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 & 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 Doxology - 2 part choral [Listen]

Two-part harmony, set to English by Michael Farrow, from the work of George Anastassiou.

Great Doxology - 4 part choral [Listen]

Four-part harmony, set to English by Michael Farrow, from the work of George Anastassiou.

Great Doxology - melody only [Listen]

Melody line only, set to English by Michael Farrow, from the work of George Anastassiou.

Great Doxology - Tone 1

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Great Doxology - Tone 2

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

Great Doxology - Tone 3

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Great Doxology - Tone 4

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Great Doxology - Tone 5

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Great Doxology - Tone 6

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Great Doxology - Tone 7

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Great Doxology - Tone 8

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

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Holy Martyrs Zenobius and Zenobia, Exaposteilarion

Exaposteilarion for the Holy Martyrs Zenobius and Zenobia, 30 October.

Hymn of Kassiani the Nun

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

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.).

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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

Matins, Kazan - First Little Litany

First Little Litany in Matins, from the Kazan Matins book.  Updated 11/22/16.

Matins, Kazan - Great Litany

Great Litany in Matins, from the Kazan Matins book.  Updated 11/22/16.

Matins, Kazan - Second Little Litany

Second Little Litany in Matins, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Third Little Litany #1

Third Little Litany at Matins, from the Kazan Matins book.

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Matins - Magnifications at the Katabasiae, All Modes

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", all tones/modes.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katabasiae, Tone 1/First Mode

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 1/First Mode.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katabasiae, Tone 2/Second Mode

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 2/Second Mode.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katabasiae, Tone 3/Third Mode

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 3/Third Mode.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katabasiae, Tone 4/Fourth Mode

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 4/Fourth Mode.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katabasiae, Tone 5/Plagal I Mode

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 5/Plagal First Mode.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katabasiae, Tone 6/Plagal II Mode

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katabasiae, Tone 7/Grave Mode

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 7/Grave Mode.

Matins - Magnifications at the Katabasiae, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.

Matins, Kazan - "Let everything that hath breath" and Litany before the Orthros Gospel

"Let everything that hath breath..." and Litany before the Orthros Gospel, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - "Lord have mercy" after the Intercession

12x "Lord have mercy" after the Intercession, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for the Eighth Eothinon, Tone 8

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the Eighth Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for the Eleventh Eothinon, Tone 8

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the Eleventh Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for the Fifth Eothinon, Tone 5

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the Fifth Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 5/Plagal First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for the First Eothinon, Tone 1

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the First Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 1/First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for the Fourth Eothinon, Tone 4

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the Fourth Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 4/Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for the Ninth Eothinon, Tone 5

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the Ninth Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 5/Plagal First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for the Second Eothinon, Tone 2

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the Second Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for the Seventh Eothinon, Tone 7

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the Seventh Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 7/Grave Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for the Sixth Eothinon, Tone 6

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the Sixth Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for the Tenth Eothinon, Tone 6

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the Tenth Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Doxastikon and Theotokion at the Praises for the Third Eothinon, Tone 3

Doxastikon and Theotokion for the Third Eothinon at the Praises, Tone 3/Third Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Festal Anabathmoi "From my youth up"

Festal Anabathmoi "From my youth up...", Tone 4/Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Katabasiae for the Theotokos 1-8, Tone 4

Katabasiae 1-8 for the Theotokos, "I shall open my mouth...", Tone 4/Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book

Matins, Kazan - Little Litany and "Holy is the Lord our God", Eastertide

Litany and "Holy is the Lord our God" for Eastertide, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Little Litany and "Holy is the Lord our God", usual Sundays

Litany and "Holy is the Lord our God" for usual Sundays, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Magnifications at the Katabasiae, Tone 4

Magnifications at the Katabasiae, "More honorable than the Cherubim...", Tone 4/Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Ninth Ode Katabasia for the Theotokos, Tone 4

Ninth Ode Katabasia for the Theotokos, "Let all earthborn mortals...", Tone 4/Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 1

Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 1/First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 2

Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 3

Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 3/Third Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 4

Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 4/Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 5

Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 5/Plagal First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 6

Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 7

Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 7/Grave Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 8

Praises and Resurrectional Stichera, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Prokeimenon of the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 1

Prokeimenon for the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 1/First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Prokeimenon of the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 2

Prokeimenon for the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Prokeimenon of the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 3

Prokeimenon for the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 3/Third Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Prokeimenon of the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 4

Prokeimenon for the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 4/Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Prokeimenon of the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 5

Prokeimenon for the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 5/Plagal First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Prokeimenon of the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 6

Prokeimenon for the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.  Updated 11/22/16.

Matins, Kazan - Prokeimenon of the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 7

Prokeimenon for the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 7/Grave Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Prokeimenon of the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 8

Prokeimenon for the Resurrectional Orthros Gospel, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Resurrectional Evlogetaria

Resurrectional Evlogetaria for Sunday Orthros, Tone 5/Plagal First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for the Eighth Eothinon, Tone 2

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the Eighth Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for the Eleventh Eothinon, Tone 2

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the Eleventh Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for the Fifth Eothinon, Tone 2

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the Fifth Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for the First Eothinon, Tone 2

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the First Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for the Fourth Eothinon, Tone 2

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the Fourth Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for the Ninth Eothinon, Tone 2

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the Ninth Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for the Second Eothinon, Tone 2

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the Second Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for the Seventh Eothinon, Tone 2

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the Seventh Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for the Sixth Eothinon, Tone 2

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the Sixth Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for the Tenth Eothinon, Tone 2

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the Tenth Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion for the Third Eothinon, Tone 2

Resurrectional Theotokion of the Exaposteilarion for the Third Eothinon, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Troparia after Psalm 50, Tone 2

Troparia after Psalm 50, Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 1

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Today is salvation", Tone 1/First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 2

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Today is salvation", Tone 2/Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 3

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Today is salvation", Tone 3/Third Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 4

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Today is salvation", Tone 4/Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 5

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Having risen from the tomb", Tone 5/Plagal First Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 6

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Having risen from the tomb", Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 7

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Having risen from the tomb", Tone 7/Grave Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, Tone 8

Troparion of the Resurrection after the Great Doxology, "Having risen from the tomb", Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Meeting of the Lord Series

Music for 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 1/28/16.

Menaion - 01 January

This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan for the saints and feasts of this month. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted. Updated 1/16/16.

Menaion - 02 February

This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan for the saints and feasts of this month. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Menaion - 03 March

This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan for the saints and feasts of this month. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Menaion - 04 April

This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan for the saints and feasts of this month. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Menaion - 05 May

This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan for the saints and feasts of this month. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Menaion - 06 June

This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan for the saints and feasts of this month. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Menaion - 07 July

Festal hymnody for offices and Divine Liturgy for the month of July. This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Menaion - 08 August

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for August. This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Menaion - 09 September

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for September. This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Menaion - 10 October

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for October. This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Menaion - 11 November

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for November. This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted. Updated 11/21/16.

Menaion - 12 December

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for December. This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted. Update 11/21/16

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Pentecost Orthros Prokeimenon

Sung before the Orthros Gospel  Updated 5/29/15

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.

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

Apostle James, Brother of Our Lord, Stichera at the Praises

Stichera at the Praises for the Apostle James, Brother of Our Lord. 23 October. Prosomoia to "Thou art the joy".

Apostle James, Stichera at the Praises

Stichera at the Praises for the Apostle James, October 9. Prosomoia, "Unto them that fear thee", Tone 4.

Entrance of the Virgin into the Temple, Stichera at the Praises

Stichera at the Praises, the Entrance of the Virgin into to the Temple, November 21, prosomoia to "Thou art the joy", Tone 1/First Mode.

Forefeast of the Entrance of the Virgin into the Temple, Stichera at the Praises

Stichera at the Praises, Forefeast of the Entrance of the Virgin into to the Temple, November 20, prosomoia to "Thou art the joy", Tone 1/First Mode.

Holy Forefathers, Stichera at the Praises

Stichera at the Praises for the Sunday of the Forefathers, the Sunday within 11-17 December, Tone 2/Second Mode, Prosomoia of "O house of Ephratha".

Praises for Ss. Cyrus & John (Jan 31)

These stichera are sung at the Praises during Orthros/Matins for the Holy Unmercenaries Cyrus & John, celebrated on January 31st.

Praises for St. Anthony the Great

These Praises are sung in Orthros (Matins) on the Feast of St. Anthony, January 17th

Praises for St. Nicholas

These are the verses on the Praises for St. Nicholas, December 6th.

Praises for the Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg

These praises are sung on January 24th for the Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg, Fool-for-Christ

Praises for the Dormition of the Theotokos

These Praises are sung on the Feast of the Dormition, and following week.

Praises for the Feast of the Meeting of the Lord

The Praises for Orthros/Matins of the Feast of the Meeting of the Lord (Presentation of the Lord in the Temple).

Praises for the Holy Fathers (July)

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

Praises for the Sunday Before Theophany

These are the Praises to be sung on the Sunday Before Theophany, Jan. 2-4

Praises for the Sunday of All Saints

These Praises are sung on the first Sunday after Pentecost, for All Saints, in the special melody of "As one valiant."

St. John Chrysostom, Stichera at the Praises

Stichera at the Praises for St. John Chrysostom, November 13, prosomoia to "Unto them that fear thee", Tone 4/Fourth Mode.

The Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council, Stichera at the Praises

Stichera at the Praises for the commemoration of the Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council, served on the Sunday that falls between 11-17 October. Prosomoia to "Having laid up all their hope".

Amomos - Psalm 118

This is the beginning of Psalm 118:1-12 that may be sung before chanting the Evlogetaria in Orthros.

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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 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.

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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".

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 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

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Troparion for Transfiguration

Apolytikion for Transfiguration (6 August).

Troparion for Transfiguration

Apolytikion for Transfiguration (6 August).

James The Brother of Our Lord, Apolytikion

Apolytikion for St. James the Brother of Our Lord, October 23

John of Damascus, Apolytikion

Apolytikion for St. John of Damascus, 4 December, Tone 3/Third Mode. Adapted prosomoion of "Awed by the beauty".  Updated 11/25/16.

Paul the Confessor, Apolytikion

Apolytikion for St. Paul the Confessor, November 6, prosomoion to "Thy confession", Tone 3/Third Mode.