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Matthew-Apostle & Evangelist, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Matthew, November 16th.  "O Holy Apostle and Evangelist Matthew, intercede with our merciful God . . . ."

Matthew-Apostle & Evangelist, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung on November 16th for the Holy Apostle & Evangelist Matthew, Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "When thou didst wisely cast away the yoke of tax-collecting . . . ."

Philip-the Holy Apostle, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These Exaposteilaria and Theotokion are sung on November 14th for the Holy Apostle Philip.  1) Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "The course of thy most comely feet . . . ."   2) Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "The Holy Spirit's light-beam . . . O thou most holy Virgin . . . ."

Philip-the Holy Apostle, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is for the Holy Apostle Philip, November 14th.  "O Holy Apostle Philip, intercede with the merciful God . . . ."

Archangels, 1st Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This is the First Exaposteilarion sung on November 8th for the Synaxis of the Archangels, Prosomoion "While standing in the Temple's courts."  "Our God and Maker showed thee forth . . . ."

John the Almsgiver, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung on November 12th for John the Almsgiver, Patriarch of Alexandria, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Let us all sing John's praises . . . ."

Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming, Apolytikion

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Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming (October 26)

The Apolytikion for the Great-Martyr Demetrios, the Myrrh-Streaming, October 26th, Prosomoion "Thy confession."  "A great champion hath the whole world . . . ."

James the Apostle, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion for both the Holy Apostle James, son of Alphaeus, October 9th, and the Holy Apostle James, brother of John the Theologion (son of Zebedee), April 30th.  "O Holy Apostle James . . . ."

Thomas-the Holy Apostle, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion (Troparion) of the Apostle Thomas, October 6th.  "O Holy Apostle Thomas . . . ."

Ananias of the 70, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Holy Apostle Ananias of the Seventy, October 1st.  "O Holy Apostle Ananias, intercede with our merciful God . . . ."

Stephen, First Martyr & Archdeacon, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Saints

This Kontakion is sung on December 27th for St. Stephen the First Martyr (Protomartyr) and Archdeacon, Prosmoion "On this day the Virgin."  "Yesterday the Master came . . . ."  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.

Dormition of the Theotokos, Exaposteilarion

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Dormition of the Theotokos

This Exaposteilarion is sung 3 times on the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  The original melody:  "O ye Apostles from afar . . . ."

Transfiguration, Exaposteilarion

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Transfiguration of our Lord

This is Exaposteilarion is sung on August 6th for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, Original Melody:  "O changeless Light . . . ."

Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for Wednesday & Friday

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Exaposteilaria

These are the Exaposteilarion and Theotokion sung in Orthros/Matins on Wednesdays and Fridays.  Exapost: Prosomoion "While Thy disciples looked on Thee."  Text: "The Cross is the guardian of the whole world . . . ."   Theotokion: Prosomoion "O ye Apostles."  Text:  "As she that seedlessly bare Thee . . . ."

Panteleimon, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on July 27th for the Great-Martyr and Healer Panteleimon.  "O holy prizewinner and healer . . . ."

Paraklesis-Great

The musical score for the service of Great Paraklesis, including Holy Transfiguration Monastery's metered translation of the Canon written out with Western notation.

Holy Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical Council (July), Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha in Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

This is the Glory (Doxastikon) sung at the Aposticha at Vespers for the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical Council, July 13th-19th.  "Ye have become, O Holy Fathers, conscientious keepers . . . ."

Placing (Deposition) of the Theotokos' Robe, Exaposteilarion

This Exaposteilarion is sung on July 2nd for the Placing (Deposition) of the Theotokos' Robe (Raiment) at Blachernae, Prosomoion "O changeless Light."  "Nature and time have been made new . . . ."

Saturday of Souls, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung on the Saturday of Souls, Prosomion "Thou who as God adornest."  "As we now make remembrance . . . ."

Mid-Pentecost, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This exaposteilarion is sung on the Feast of Mid-Pentecost, Prosomion "Thou Who as God adornest."  "O Thou that hast the wine-bowl of grace inexhaustible . . . ."

Thomas Sunday (New Sunday), Exaposteilaria

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Exaposteilaria

These are the exaposteilaria sung on New Sunday: Sunday of Thomas the Apostle, Prosomion "Thou Who as God adornest."    "O Thomas, thou hast searched out . . . On this day spring is fragrant . . . ."

Lazarus Saturday, Exaposteilaria

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Exaposteilaria

These Exaposteilaria are sung on the Saturday of the Raising of Lazarus the Righteous, Prosomion "From the heights our Savior, Christ."  "At thy word, O Word of God . . . ." and "Christ already spoileth thee, O death . . . ."  Updated 3/24/17.

Lent-3rd Sunday, Doxatikon (Glory) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Lent, Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at "O Lord, I have cried" on the Third Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 3.  "O Christ our God, who didst accept crucifixion willingly . . . ."

Saturday of Souls, Memorial Service

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Saturday of Souls

This Memorial Service is specifically for the Saturday of Souls, Meat Fare Saturday, in Tones 3, 4 & 6; Modes 3, 4 & Plagal Second Mode.

Pharisee & Publican, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These are the Stichera at the Praises sung on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican during the Triodion.

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