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Peter & Paul, Stichera at the Praises

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Peter & Paul, Chiefs of the Apostles

These Praises are sung on June 29th for Ss. Peter & Paul, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "When Christ the Master and Savior . . . ."  Updated 6/13/17.

Peter & Paul, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Peter & Paul, Chiefs of the Apostles

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for June 29th, Ss. Peter and Paul, Prosomion "Hearken, ye women."  "Let us all praise with sacred hymns . . . ."

Peter & Paul, Glory-Have mercy

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Peter & Paul, Chiefs of the Apostles

These are the troparia sung after Psalm 50 for the Glory, Both now and Have mercy upon me.  "Through the intercessions . . . O Peter, head of the honored Apostles . . . ."

Peter & Paul, Stichera at the Aposticha-Glory-Both Now

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Peter & Paul, Chiefs of the Apostles

This is the music for the Aposticha, the Glory & Theotokion at Vespers for Ss. Peter & Paul, June 29th.  "O glorious Apostle Paul, who can describe thy bondage . . . Glory . . . Today hath shone forth to the ends of the earth . . . Both now . . . Thou art the true vine . . . ."

Nativity of the Forerunner (John the Baptist), Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung on June 24th at the Nativity of John the Baptist, The Original Melody.  "O strange wonder!  John the messenger . . . ."

Alleluia for warmup of voices

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This Alleluia may be sung to warmup your voice before chanting and singing, as you pray at the same time.

Nativity of the Forerunner (John the Baptist), Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion & its Theotokion are sung on June 24th & 25th for the Nativity of John the Baptist, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Today the joy-creating birth of the divine Forerunner John . . . ."

Febronia-Ven. Martyr, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera

These stichera are sung on June 25th for the Venerable Martyr Febronia of Nisibis, Prosomion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Contest corresponding to thy training thou didst bear patiently . . . ."

Leontios-Martyr, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera

These stichera are sung on June 18th for the Martyr Leontios at Tripoli in Phoenicia, Prosomion "What shall we now call you."  "How shall we address thee, O glorious one? . . . ."

All Saints Sunday, Apolytikion

This Apolytikion is sung on All Saints Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost.  "Thy Church, O Christ God, hath regaled herself . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 6/3/17.

All Saints Sunday, Kontakion

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This Kontakion is sung in the Divine Liturgy on All Saints Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost.  The Original Melody: "As first-fruits of our nature . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Bartholomew & Barnabas, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

These stichera are sung at the Aposticha at Vespers on June 11th for Ss. Bartholomew & Barnabas, Prosomoion "O all-lauded Martyrs . . . ."  "O seers and Apostles of our God . . . ."

All Saints Sunday, Stichera at the Praises

These are the Praises sung at Orthros on All Saints Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Since they welcomed His sufferings . . . ."

All Saints Sunday, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion sung on All Saints Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Come, let us duly crown with hymns . . . ."

All Saints Sunday, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on All Saints Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost, Prosomoion "Having laid up all their hope."  "As the Spirit's orators . . . ."

Pentecost, O heavenly King

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Pentecost

This hymn of "O heavenly King, the Comforter, the Spirit of Truth . . ." is sung on the Feast of Pentecost at three places:  1) as the 3rd stichera at the Aposticha in Vespers; 2) after "Have mercy upon me" after Psalm 50 in Orthros; and 3) as the Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises in Orthros.  This music has Western and Byzantine notation.

Pentecost, Kontakion (chant)

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Pentecost

This Kontakion is sung on the Feast of Pentecost.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  "When the High One descended . . . ."

Saturday of Souls, Alleluia

This Alleluia is sung on the Saturday of Souls to replace the Prokeimenon at Vespers and "God is the Lord" at Orthros (Matins).

Pentecost, Apolytikion

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Pentecost

This is the Apolytikion of the Feast of Pentecost.  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.  "Blessed art Thou, O Christ our God . . . ."

Holy Fathers, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

This Glory at the Praises is sung on the Sunday of the Holy Fathers (in October, after Ascension, and in July).  "When the rank of the holy Father flocked . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Bartholomew & Barnabas-Holy Apostles, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung on June 11 for the Feast of the Holy Apostles Bartholomew & Barnabas, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Thou wast sent into all the world . . . ."

Bartholomew & Barnabas-Holy Apostles, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung on June 11 for the Feast of the Holy Apostles Bartholomew & Barnabas, Prosomoia "Hearken, ye women."  "Today let wise Bartholomew and Barnabas . . . ."

Bartholomew-Holy Apostle, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera

These stichera are sung on June 11 for the Feast of the Holy Apostle Bartholomew, Prosomoia "As one valiant."  "With the fishing-net of thy tongue . . . ."

Barnabas-Holy Apostle, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera

These stichera are sung on June 11 for the Feast of the Holy Apostle Barnabas, Prosomoia "Unto them that fear thee."  "Power and unconquered might . . . ."

Saturday of Souls, Theotokion at the Aposticha (Orthros)

This Theotokion at the Aposticha of Orthros (Matins) is sung on Saturday of Souls, Prosomion "Having laid up all their hope."  "Thou, who art a dwelling place worthy of God . . . ."

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