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Saint Basil the Great, Stichera at "O Lord I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera

Stichera at "O Lord I have cried" for St. Basil the Great, January 1, Tone 4/Fourth Mode, Prosomoia of "Thou who wast called on high".

Nativity of Christ, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilarion for the Nativity of Christ (December 25), Tone 3/Third Mode, original melody/automelon of "From the heights our Savior, Christ".  Updated 12/11/16.

Nativity of Christ, Kathismata

Kathismata for Nativity (December 25), Tone 4/Fourth Mode, prosomoia of "Joseph was amazed".

Nativity of Christ (chant), Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

Kontakion for the Nativity of Christ (December 25), Tone 3/Third Mode, original melody/automelon "On this day". Updated 12/11/16.

Nativity of Christ - 2nd Canon, Ode 9, Katabasia

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Katabasiae

This Katabasia is from the 9th Ode of the 2nd Canon of the Nativity of Christ, sung from December 26-31.

Nativity of Christ - 2nd Canon, Odes 1-8, Katabasiae

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Katabasiae

These Katabasiae are from the 2nd Canon of the Nativity of Christ and are sung from December 26-31.

Nativity of Christ - 1st Canon, Ode 9, Katabasia

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Katabasiae

This is the Katabasia of the 9th Ode of the 1st Canon of the Nativity of Christ, sung from November 21 to December 24.

Nativity of Christ - 1st Canon, Odes 1-8, Katabasiae

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Katabasiae

These Katabasiae, Odes 1-8, are to be sung in preparation of the Nativity of Christ from November 21 to December 24.

Forefeast of the Entrance of the Virgin into the Temple, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

Stichera at the Praises, Forefeast of the Entrance of the Virgin into to the Temple, November 20, prosomoia to "Thou art the joy", Tone 1/First Mode.

Entrance of the Virgin into the Temple, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

Stichera at the Praises, the Entrance of the Virgin into to the Temple, November 21, prosomoia to "Thou art the joy", Tone 1/First Mode.

Entrance of the Virgin into the Temple, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exposteilarion, the Entrance of the Virgin into to the Temple, November 21, prosomoion to "Hearken ye women", Tone 2/Second Mode.

Forefeast for the Entrance of the Virgin into the Temple, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exposteilarion, Forefeast of the Entrance of the Virgin into to the Temple, November 20, prosomoion to "Upon that mount in Galilee", Tone 2/Second Mode.

Entrance of the Virgin into the Temple, Stichera at "O Lord I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera

Stichera at "O Lord I have cried", the Entrance of the Virgin into to the Temple, November 21, prosomoia to "O strange wonder", Tone 1/First Mode.

Forefeast for the Entrance of the Virgin into the Temple, Stichera at "O Lord I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera

Stichera at "O Lord I have cried", Forefeast of the Entrance of the Virgin into to the Temple, November 20, prosomoia to "Thou art the joy", Tone 1/First Mode.

Nativity of the Theotokos, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

"The ends of the earth rejoice today upon thy birth", Second Mode, Exaposteilarion for the Nativity of the Theotokos.

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

"The Cross is the guardian of the whole world", 2nd mode, Exaposteilarion for the Exaltation of the Cross.

Menaion - 12 December

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for December. 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. Update 12/14/16

Menaion - 11 November

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for November. 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. Updated 11/21/16.

Menaion - 10 October

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for October. 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.

Menaion - 09 September

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

Festal hymnody from the Menaion for September. 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 (choral), Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

Kontakion for the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord (6 August).

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 (chant), Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

Kontakion for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord (6 August).

Transfiguration, Troparion (choral)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Apolytikion for the Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ (6 August).

Transfiguration, Troparion (chant)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Apolytikion for the Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ (6 August).

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