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Displaying All Music with Keyword: Byzantine Tone 4
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Title & Description Keywords
G
Great Doxology - Tone 4

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

H
Hymn to the Theotokos

For the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, November 21st

K
Kontakion of the Sunday of the Publican & Pharisee [Listen]

First Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season

Kontakion of the Sunday of the Publican & Pharisee

First Sunday of the Pre-Lenten Season

Kontakion of the Elevation of the Cross

Kontakion sung from September 14-21 (Original Special Melody)

Kontakion of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple

Kontakion sung from November 9-25 (This Feast is also known as The Presentation of the Theotokos into the Temple)

Kontakion of the Nativity of the Theotokos

Kontakion sung from August 24-September 12

Kontakion of the Prefeast of the Annunciation

Kontakion sung on March 24

Kontakion of the Prefeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos

Kontakion sung on August 14

Kontakion of the Prefeast of Theophany

Kontakion sung from January 2-5

Kontakion of Theophany (Epiphany)

Kontakion sung from January 6-14 (Original Special Melody)

Conception of the Theotokos by Righteous Anna, Kontakion of the

Kontakion for December 9th, using the text from Nassar, and music from St. Gregory Palamas Monastery

Conception of the Theotokos by Righteous Anna, Kontakion of the

Kontakion for December 9th, using the text and music from Holy Transfiguration Monastery

Placing of the Belt of the Theotokos, Kontakion of the

Kontakion sung on August 31-when it falls on a Sunday

Kontakion of Mid-Pentecost

Kontakion sung on Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost

O
Original Melody - Be Quick To Anticipate

Special Melody from 2nd Orthros Kathisma-Wednesday-T4

Original Melody - Joseph was amazed

Special Melody from 1st Orthros Kathisma-Sunday-T4

P
Pentecost Orthros Prokeimenon

Sung before the Orthros Gospel

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
Troparion - Prefeast of the Presentation of the Theotokos

Troparion sung on November 20

Troparion of the Annunciation [Listen]

Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos - March 25; Audio mp3 available.

Troparion of the Ascension

Troparion sung from Ascension until the Friday before Pentecost.  Updated 6/13/13

Troparion of the Forefeast of the Nativity of the Theotokos

Troparion sung on September 7th

Troparion of the Nativity of the Forerunner (John the Baptist)

Troparion sung on June 24th & 25th

Troparion of the Paramon of the Nativity of Christ

Troparion sung on December 24th.  Hard Chromatic version.

Troparion of the Paramon of the Nativity of Christ

Troparion sung on December 24th.  Soft Chromatic version.

Troparion of the Paramon of Theophany

Troparion sung on January 5th.  Hard chromatic version.

Troparion of the Paramon of Theophany (Epiphany)

Troparion sung on January 5th.  Soft chromatic version.

Troparion of the Prefeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos

Troparion sung on August 14th

Troparion of the Prefeast of the Nativity of Christ

Troparion sung from December 20th - 23rd, "Make ready, O Bethlehem...".  Hard Chromatic version.

Troparion of the Prefeast of the Nativity of Christ

Troparion sung from December 20th - 23rd, "Make ready, O Bethlehem...".   Soft Chromatic version.

Troparion of the Prefeast of Theophany

Troparion sung from January 2nd - 4th.  Hard chromatic version.

Troparion of the Prefeast of Theophany (Epiphany)

Troparion sung from January 2nd - 4th.  Soft chromatic version.

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 4

Convention music-6.4

Andrew, Troparion of

Feast Day is November 30th. (The ison may be held on the G all the way through, or followed as a movable ison, as written.)

Anthony, Troparion of

His Feast Day is January 17th.

Archangels, Troparion of the

Feast day is November 8th, choral version (special melody)

Archangels, Troparion of the

Feast day is November 8th, chant version (special melody)

Conception of John the Baptist, Troparion of the

Feast Day is September 23rd

Elias, Troparion of

Feast day is July 20th

Finding of the Head of St. John the Baptist, Troparion of the

Feast day is February 24th

George, Troparion of

Byzantine chant version. Feast day is April 23rd.

Gregory of Armenia, Troparion of

"Thou hast become like the Apostles ..."  Feast Day is September 30th

Haralampus, Troparion of

Feast day is February 10th

Ignatius of Antioch, Troparion of

Feast day is December 20th

John the Hut-Dweller, Troparion of

Feast day is January 15th

Martyred Saint(s)-For a man, Troparion of

General Troparion for any male martyred saint(s); special melody

Martyred Saint-For a woman, Troparion of

General Troparion for any woman martyred saint; special melody

Menas, Victor, & Vincent, Troparion of

Feast day is November 11th

Michael the Archangel, Troparion of

This is the choral version of the Troparion of St. Michael that will be used at the Archdiocese Convention, 2009.  It is in the special melody of Tone 4.

Michael the Archangel, Troparion of

For the Commemoration of the Miracle wrought by the Archangel Michael at Colossae

Nicholas, Troparion of

Feast day is December 6th - choral version

Nicholas, Troparion of

This is a chant melody, sung on December 6th, the Feast of St. Nicholas

Peter & Paul, Troparion of

Feast day is June 29th; sung also on the 30th

Peter and Paul, Troparion of

Feast day is June 29th; sung also on the 30th; Convention music-8C

Third Finding of the Head of the Forerunner, Troparion of the

Feast day is May 25th

Troparion of the Forefeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord

Sung on August 5th

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