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Sacred Music Library

The Department of Sacred Music is pleased to offer free of charge to you the Liturgical Music PDF Library. For any comments or suggestions, please contact us.

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Displaying All Music with Keyword: Byzantine Tone 6
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Title & Description Keywords
Cherubic Hymn for Holy Thursday

Sung on Holy Thursday morning Vesperal Liturgy: Receive me today...

Come ye take light/To thy Resurrection

The opening processional for the Paschal Rush/Midnight service.

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 With Us

Sung at Great Compline

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 Doxology - Tone 6

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Kontakion of Cheese Fare Sunday

Fourth Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season

Kontakion of Cheese Fare Sunday

Fourth Sunday of the Pre-Lenten season

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.

Memory Eternal

Arabic version in Tone 6

O Lord of Hosts

Sung at Great Compline

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

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

St. Simeon's Prayer

Common Byzantine version in Tone 6.

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."

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 6

Convention music-6.6

Vesperal Stichera for Ss. Cosmas and Damian

These stichera are sung at "Lord, I have cried" in Vespers on November 1st.