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Ascension, Matins (Orthros) Prokeimenon

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Ascension of our Lord (40 days after Pascha)

The Prokeimenon sung at Matins (Orthros) on the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ.  "God hath ascended in jubilation . . . ."

Constantine & Helen, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion (Troparion) is sung on May 21st for the Feast of Ss. Constantine & Helen.  "Having seen the image of Thy Cross in Heaven . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Constantine & Helen, Glory (Doxastikon) at the Praises

This Glory at the Praises is sung on May 21st for the Feast of Ss. Constantine & Helen.  "The King of kings and God . . . ."  Updated 5/6/17.

Constantine & Helen, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Stichera at the Praises are sung on May 21st for the Feast of Ss. Constantine & Helen, Prosomion "O strange wonder."  "Rejoice, O great and all-wise Constantine . . . ."

Blind Man Sunday, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion is sung on the Sunday of the Blind Man, the Fifth Sunday after Pascha, Prosomion "Hearken, ye women."  "While passing by, our Savior found a blind man . . . ."

Constantine & Helen, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion is sung on May 21st for the Feast of Ss. Constantine & Helen, Prosomion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Not from man did great Constantine . . . ."

Litany of Supplication (simple chant)

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Litanies

This Litany of Supplication includes the simple "Lord, have mercy" as well as "Grant this, O Lord."

Litany of Fervent Supplication (simple chant)

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Litanies

This Litany of Fervent Supplication includes the triple Lord, have mercy in Tone 4 sung at the Village (in many languages), the Traditional Tone 5 used in the Artoklasia (English, Arabic, & Greek), and the simple Tone 8.

Great Litany (simple chant)

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Litanies

These are two simple versions of the Great Litany.

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 . . . ."

Mid-Pentecost, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung on the Feast of Mid-Pentecost, Prosomion "As one valiant."  "The Divine Wisdom, Power & Peace . . . ."

Mid-Pentecost, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

This Apolytikion of Mid-Pentecost is sung for one week, beginning on the Wednesday of the Fourth week of Pascha.  The music here is in Western and Byzantine notation.  "In the midst of this Feast, O Savior . . . ."

Samaritan Woman & Mid-Pentecost, Exaposteilaria

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Exaposteilaria

These are the Exaposteilaria sung on the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman and the After-feast of Mid-Pentecost.  "Thou camest to Samaria, my Savior . . . At Mid-feast Thou, O Friend of man . . . ."

Great Litany-Byzantine

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Litanies

This Great Litany (Ektenia) in chant form can be used for the beginning of any of our services. 

Paralytic Sunday, Exaposteilarion

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This Exaposteilarion is sung on the Sunday of the Paralytic, Third Sunday after Pascha.  "The sov'reign man-befriending Lord . . . ."

Myrrh-bearing Women, Apolytikia (Choral)

These are the three Apolytikia (Troparia) sung on the Third Sunday of Pascha: the Sunday of the Myrrh-bearing Women, Pious Joseph of Arimathea, and Righteous Nicodemus.  "When Thou didst descend to death . . . Pious Joseph . . . Verily the angel came to the tomb . . . ."

Myrrh-bearing Women, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion is sung on the 2nd Sunday after Pascha, the Myrrh-bearing Women, Prosomion "Hearken, ye women," the Original Melody.

Thomas Sunday (New Sunday), Apolytikion (choral)

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Thomas Sunday (First Sunday after Pascha)

This Apolytikion (Troparion) is sung on the Thomas Sunday, the Sunday after Pascha.  "While the tomb was sealed . . . ."

Bridegroom, Troparion

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Troparia during the Season of Great Lent

This Troparion is sung at Orthros (Matins) of Holy Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.  "Behold, the Bridegroom cometh at midnight . . . ."

Thomas Sunday (New Sunday), Apolytikion

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Thomas Sunday (First Sunday after Pascha)

This is the Apolytikion (Troparion) sung on Thomas Sunday (New Sunday).  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.  "While the tomb was sealed . . . ."

Thomas Sunday (New Sunday), Prokeimenon at Orthros

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Thomas Sunday (First Sunday after Pascha)

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros (Matins) on Thomas Sunday (New Sunday).  "Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem . . . ."

George, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

This is the Glory sung on April 23rd at the Feast of the Great-martyr George the Trophy-bearer.  "Spring hath shown forth; come, let us be glad . . . ."  Updated 4/15/17.

George, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung on April 23rd for the Feast of the Great-martyr George the Trophy-bearer, Prosomion "When he took thee."   "Come, as we all gladly celebrate . . . ."

Thomas Sunday (New Sunday), Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung on New Sunday: Sunday of Thomas the Apostle, Prosomion "O all-lauded martyrs."   "O life-giving Lord . . . ."

George, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This exaposteilarion is sung on April 23rd for the Feast of St. George the Great-Martyr, Prosomion "Upon that mount in Galilee."   "Brightly hath spring appeared to us . . . ."

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