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Displaying All Music with Keyword: April
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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.
George, Apolytikion (Troparion)
Byzantine chant version. Feast day is April 23rd. "Since thou art a liberator . . . ." Updated 3/29/17.
George, Troparion of
Feast day is April 23rd; Convention music 8B
Mark, Troparion of
Feast Day is April 25th
Troparion of the 5th Sunday of Great Lent
This Apolytikion is sung for our Righteous Mother Mary of Egypt on the 5th Sunday of Great Lent, and also on her Feast Day of April 1st. "Through thee the divine likeness was securely preserved . . . ." Updated 3/24/17.
Mary of Egypt, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"
These stichera are sung at Great Vespers for Mary of Egypt, on her Feast day of April 1st and also the 5th Sunday of Lent, Tone 6/Plagal second mode, Prosomion "Having laid up all their hope." "Though thy body, which had been defiled with reckless abandon . . . ."
Nikitas of Medikion, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"
These stichera are sung at Great Vespers for Abbot Nikitas the Confessor of Medikion, April 3rd, Tone/Mode 2, Prosomion "When he took thee." "Guided by the Word, thou wast shown forth . . . ."