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Troparia

Apolytikion (Troparion) of Lazarus Saturday

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Troparia during the Season of Great Lent

This Apolytikion is sung on the Saturday of the Raising of Lazarus the Righteous.  "O Christ God, when Thou didst raise Lazarus . . . ."

Annunciation, Apolytikion (Troparion)

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Annunciation to the Theotokos

This Apolytikion (Troparion) is sung at the Feast of the Annunciation to the Most-Holy Theotokos, March 25th, Tone/Mode 4.  "Today is the beginning of our salvation . . . ."  It is in Western & Byzantine Notation.  Updated 3/17/17.

Gregory Palamas, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion/Troparion of St. Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica, is sung on the Second Sunday of Lent, as well as his feast day on November 14th, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.  "O star of Orthodoxy . . . ."

Saturday of Souls, Apolytikion & Theotokion

This is the Apolytikion (Troparion) and Theotokion for the services on Saturday of the Souls, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode. "O only Creator . . . (O thou who by the depth . . .),"  and "We have verily accepted thee . . . (Thee do we have as a wall . . .).

Lenten Apolytikia

These Apolytikia (Troparia) are sung at the end of Lenten Vespers, Tone 5/Plagal First mode.  "Rejoice, O Virgin . . .  O Baptizer of Christ . . . ."  This includes both Western and Byzantine notation. Updated 3/3/17.

Thekla, Equal to the Apostles, Troparion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Her Feast Day is September 24th.  This version is from the Antiochian Village.

Presentation of the Lord in the Temple, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Apolytikion for the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple, Tone 1/First Mode.

Paul of Thebes the Venerable, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion for Saint Paul of Thebes, January 15, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode: "The barren wilderness..."

John the Hut Dweller, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion for Saint John the Hut Dweller, January 15, Tone 4/Fourth Mode, Prosomoion, "Be quick to anticipate".

Basil the Great, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Feast Day is January 1st, Tone 1/First Mode.

Circumcision of Christ, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Apolytikion for the Circumcision of Christ, January 1, Tone 1/First Mode, Prosomion of "While Gabriel was saying".  "Our human form hast thou taken on thyself without change . . . ."

John of Damascus, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

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

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

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

James The Brother of Our Lord, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

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

Cyprian, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion for St. Cyprian, October 2.

Menaion - 08 August

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

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.

Transfiguration, Troparion (choral)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Apolytikion for the Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ (6 August).  "When thou, O Christ our God, wast transfigured on the mountain . . . ."

Transfiguration, Troparion (chant)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Apolytikion for the Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ (6 August).  "When thou, O Christ our God, wast transfigured on the mountain . . . ."

Menaion - 07 July

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

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.

Joseph of Damascus, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion for St. Joseph of Damascus, 10 July.

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Come O ye faithful let us honor the martyr of Christ; Vespers; Matins; Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysoston; Apolytikion for St. Joseph of Damascus; Rassem El-Massih; Byzantine Chant Tone 5

Apolytikia for the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women

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

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When thou didst submit thyself unto death; The pious Joseph; Verily the angel came to the tomb; Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women; Second Sunday of Paschaltide; Tone 2; B. Kazan

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.

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When he saw that the sun had hidden its rays; Matins for Holy Saturday; Holy Friday Lamentations Service; Lamentations Processional

Troparion of the Icon Not Made By Hands (Holy Napkin)

This Apolytikion is sung on August 16 for this commemoration, as well as on the 1st Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 2.  "Thy pure image . . . ."

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Thy pure image do we venerate O Good One; Vespers; Matins; The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom; Apolytikion for Sunday of Orthodoxy

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Apolytikion (chant)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

This Apolytikion (Troparion) is sung on the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross (September 14th), the 3rd Sunday of Lent, and on the Feast of the Procession of the Holy Cross (August 1st), Tone/Mode 1.  It is written in Western and Byzantine notation.  "O Lord, save thy people . . . ."  Updated 3/1/17.

Elisha (Elisseus), Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This troparion is sung on June 14.  It is also the same troparion sung on July 20 for St. Elias.

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