Common Byzantine version in Tone 6.
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.
This is used for the Apostles as a whole, as on their feast day of June 30th.
These are the Alleluias sung during Lenten Orthros (Matins) in all 8 tones.
This is the beginning of Psalm 118:1-12 that may be sung before chanting the Evlogetaria in Orthros.
This is the Orthros (Matins) service for the Sunday before the Nativity of Christ, December 18-24, the Sunday of the Genealogy
This is the Vesper service for the Sunday before the Nativity of Christ, December 18-24, the Sunday of the Genealogy. (Updated 12/13/12 with proper Special melody label, not music.)
This is the Orthros (Matins) service for the 2nd Sunday before Christmas, December 11-17, the Sunday of the Forefathers
This is the Vesper service for the 2nd Sunday before Christmas, December 11-17, the Sunday of the Forefathers. (Updated 12/13/12 with proper Special melody label, not music.)
Kontakion for December 9th, using the text and music from Holy Transfiguration Monastery
Most of the Prophets are included here with the different settings for each of their names.
This double Canon of the Nativity has both sets of Katabasiae. Sing the first set from Nov. 21 - Dec. 24. On Christmas, sing them both, as written here. Sing the second set from Dec. 26 - 31. Updated 6/21/13.
This arrangement of 'It is truly meet' was chanted by the Archangel Gabriel when he first revealed this hymn
near Karyes on the Holy Mountain in the year 982. 'Greater in honor' was composed by St. Ephrem the Syrian (4th c.).
This hymn is sung at toward the end of the Artoklasia service (blessing of the 5 loaves), usually a part of Vespers, after the Litiya, for special feasts and saint's days.
This hymn is sung at the beginning of the Artoklasia service (blessing of the 5 loaves), usually a part of Vespers, after the Litiya, for special feasts and saint's days.
Sung on Holy Friday night as the Glory of the Praises for Orthros of Holy Saturday, in the traditional melody of "Inna Mousa."
This version has the corrected translation. See note at the bottom of the music.
These are the Lamentations that are sung on Holy Friday evening, during Orthros of Holy Saturday
Feast Day is first Saturday of November
This troparion is sung on May 8th and September 26th.
Akathist service sung on June 29th, by Basil Kazan, taken from the text of the Menaion from St. John of Kronstadt Monastery.
Sung on Holy Thursday morning Vesperal Liturgy: Receive me today...
Feast Day is November 13th. This is also sung after his Paschal homily is read on Pascha.
Music for the Full Version of the Canon, sung on the Fifth Thursday of Lent. Updated 4/9/11.
This hymn is the Arabic version of "To thee the Champion Leader" and is sung on the Sundays during Lent before March 25th,on the Feast of Annunciation, March 25th, itself, and on the Fridays of Lent during the Akathist Hymn.